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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 1 May 22

Taking Turns at the Edge of the Paradigm Shifthttps://www.lse.ac.uk/News/Latest-news-from-LSE/2019/03-Mar-19/LSE-unveils-new-sculpture-by-Mark-WallingerContents:- Introduction: A Metamodern Left Turn- Political Left Overton Window- Metamodern (Re-)Orientation- The Cosmopolitan Socialist Left- An Acid Trip down Memory (Hole) Lane- Enter Alter-Metamodernism- Unfinished Business and Loose Ends- Conclusion: Convergence on the Event HorizonIntroduction: A Metamodern Left TurnMetamodernism is a transpartisan project but necessarily with leftist roots; one that potentially includes many stripes of people in a big reorientation. We define and prove this point by affirming that metamodernism at least reflects the following gestures; an academic response to post-postmodernism(s), not just postmodernism; the concept of alter-globalization being central (Vermeullen and van den …

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Taking Turns at the Edge of the Paradigm Shifthttps://www.lse.ac.uk/News/Latest-news-from-LSE/2019/03-Mar-19/LSE-unveils-new-sculpture-by-Mark-WallingerContents:- Introduction: A Metamodern Left Turn- Political Left Overton Window- Metamodern (Re-)Orientation- The Cosmopolitan Socialist Left- An Acid Trip down Memory (Hole) Lane- Enter Alter-Metamodernism- Unfinished Business and Loose Ends- Conclusion: Convergence on the Event HorizonIntroduction: A Metamodern Left TurnMetamodernism is a transpartisan project but necessarily with leftist roots; one that potentially includes many stripes …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 1 May 22

Taking Turns at the Edge of the Paradigm Shifthttps://www.lse.ac.uk/News/Latest-news-from-LSE/2019/03-Mar-19/LSE-unveils-new-sculpture-by-Mark-WallingerContents:- Introduction: A Metamodern Left Turn- Political Left Overton Window- Metamodern (Re-)Orientation- The Cosmopolitan Socialist Left- An Acid Trip down Memory (Hole) Lane- Enter Alter-Metamodernism- Unfinished Business and Loose Ends- Conclusion: Convergence on the Event HorizonIntroduction: A Metamodern Left TurnMetamodernism is a transpartisan project but necessarily with leftist roots; one that potentially includes many stripes of people in a big reorientation. We define and prove this point by affirming that metamodernism at least reflects the following gestures; an academic response to post-postmodernism(s), not just postmodernism; the concept of alter-globalization being central (Vermeullen and van den …

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Taking Turns at the Edge of the Paradigm Shifthttps://www.lse.ac.uk/News/Latest-news-from-LSE/2019/03-Mar-19/LSE-unveils-new-sculpture-by-Mark-WallingerContents:- Introduction: A Metamodern Left Turn- Political Left Overton Window- Metamodern (Re-)Orientation- The Cosmopolitan Socialist Left- An Acid Trip down Memory (Hole) Lane- Enter Alter-Metamodernism- Unfinished Business and Loose Ends- Conclusion: Convergence on the Event HorizonIntroduction: A Metamodern Left TurnMetamodernism is a transpartisan project but necessarily with leftist roots; one that potentially includes many stripes …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 2 Mar 22

Doing Change in Trying TimesGirolamo da Carpi — Opportunity and Remorse (1541)*This article was originally published as Chapter 10 in Dispatches from a Time Between Worlds (June, 2021). It is duplicated here to make this pertinent theme more accessible and encourage wider interest in the book.Repent (metanoia!), for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. — — Matthew 4:17.IntroductionA great change is upon our civilization and the self; a cultural conversion of biblical proportions. The operative word is metanoia; Greek for a profound ‘change of mind’, from the roots meta- (change, beyond, after) and nous (mind). Usually defined as “a transformative change of heart; especially: a spiritual conversion”, …

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Doing Change in Trying TimesGirolamo da Carpi — Opportunity and Remorse (1541)*This article was originally published as Chapter 10 in Dispatches from a Time Between Worlds (June, 2021). It is duplicated here to make this pertinent theme more accessible and encourage wider interest in the book.Repent (metanoia!), for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. — — Matthew 4:17.IntroductionA great change is upon our civilization and the self; …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 2 Mar 22

Doing Change in Trying TimesGirolamo da Carpi — Opportunity and Remorse (1541)*This article was originally published as Chapter 10 in Dispatches from a Time Between Worlds (June, 2021). It is duplicated here to make this pertinent theme more accessible and encourage wider interest in the book.Repent (metanoia!), for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. — — Matthew 4:17.IntroductionA great change is upon our civilization and the self; a cultural conversion of biblical proportions. The operative word is metanoia; Greek for a profound ‘change of mind’, from the roots meta- (change, beyond, after) and nous (mind). Usually defined as “a transformative change of heart; especially: a spiritual conversion”, …

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Doing Change in Trying TimesGirolamo da Carpi — Opportunity and Remorse (1541)*This article was originally published as Chapter 10 in Dispatches from a Time Between Worlds (June, 2021). It is duplicated here to make this pertinent theme more accessible and encourage wider interest in the book.Repent (metanoia!), for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. — — Matthew 4:17.IntroductionA great change is upon our civilization and the self; …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Dec 20

Triangulating the Discourse and Moving Forward Together*This article was first published in The Side View in May, and is paired with The Hypermodern Highway to Hell which was published here in October.IntroductionWhat is metamodernism and how can it help us collectively navigate these troubled, transitional times? The meaning of such a word must be disambiguated and its complexity foregrounded. At this point, there is no shortcut. As my colleague Hanzi Freinacht says, there’s no elevator pitch, you have to take the stairs. In this article, I will try to carry you, dear reader, up a few flights.Metamodernism is an irreducibly complex and contested …

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Triangulating the Discourse and Moving Forward Together*This article was first published in The Side View in May, and is paired with The Hypermodern Highway to Hell which was published here in October.IntroductionWhat is metamodernism and how can it help us collectively navigate these troubled, transitional times? The meaning of such a word must be disambiguated and its complexity foregrounded. At this point, …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Dec 20

Triangulating the Discourse and Moving Forward Together*This article was first published in The Side View in May, and is paired with The Hypermodern Highway to Hell which was published here in October.IntroductionWhat is metamodernism and how can it help us collectively navigate these troubled, transitional times? The meaning of such a word must be disambiguated and its complexity foregrounded. At this point, there is no shortcut. As my colleague Hanzi Freinacht says, there’s no elevator pitch, you have to take the stairs. In this article, I will try to carry you, dear reader, up a few flights.Metamodernism is an irreducibly complex and contested …

Mapping Metamodernism for Collective Intelligence Read More »

Triangulating the Discourse and Moving Forward Together*This article was first published in The Side View in May, and is paired with The Hypermodern Highway to Hell which was published here in October.IntroductionWhat is metamodernism and how can it help us collectively navigate these troubled, transitional times? The meaning of such a word must be disambiguated and its complexity foregrounded. At this point, …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 4 Dec 20

Welcome to Post-Progressive Inquiries, a new podcast series coproduced by the Daily Evolver and The Institute for Cultural Evolution (ICE). In each episode, ICE President Steve McIntosh and I explore new territories emerging in politics and culture. We are happy to have as our inaugural guest Tomas Bjorkman, an “applied philosopher and social entrepreneur” who has founded and funded many initiatives dedicated to the co-creation of a more conscious society. Steve and I talk with Tomas about his work, and particularly his association with the Metamodern movement that has emerged out of European developmental thought. Tomas Bjorkman is the founder …

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Welcome to Post-Progressive Inquiries, a new podcast series coproduced by the Daily Evolver and The Institute for Cultural Evolution (ICE). In each episode, ICE President Steve McIntosh and I explore new territories emerging in politics and culture. We are happy to have as our inaugural guest Tomas Bjorkman, an “applied philosopher and social entrepreneur” who has founded and funded many …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 4 Dec 20

This is intellectual champagne!!! – Alexander Husum Welcome to Post-Progressive Inquiries, a new podcast series coproduced by the Daily Evolver and The Institute for Cultural Evolution (ICE). In each episode, ICE President Steve McIntosh and I explore new territories emerging in politics and culture. We are happy to have as our inaugural guest Tomas Bjorkman, an “applied philosopher and social entrepreneur” who has founded and funded many initiatives dedicated to the co-creation of a more conscious society. Steve and I talk with Tomas about his work, and particularly his association with the Metamodern movement that has emerged out of European …

American Post-Progressivism Meets Swedish Metamodernism – Guest: Tomas Bjorkman, Co-author of The Nordic Secret Read More »

This is intellectual champagne!!! – Alexander Husum Welcome to Post-Progressive Inquiries, a new podcast series coproduced by the Daily Evolver and The Institute for Cultural Evolution (ICE). In each episode, ICE President Steve McIntosh and I explore new territories emerging in politics and culture. We are happy to have as our inaugural guest Tomas Bjorkman, an “applied philosopher and social …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Oct 20

Cultures of Excess and the Dark Side of Technology Blade Runner, 2049 Hypermodernism: “Nihilism in its aesthetic form (skeuomorphism) masquerading as postmodernism.” — Urban Dictionary Introduction Metamodernism is dead; hypermodernity usurped it. The exponential growth of capitalism and technology is taking credit for what’s good in the world while eroding the human spirit and the literal ground of being; from the soil beneath our feet to the toil between our tweets. This is the violent thrust of hypermodernism — unethical technological and social relations bringing the martian landscape to us at the speed of blight. The ongoing political crisis has been over-determined by unbridled greed, …

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Cultures of Excess and the Dark Side of Technology Blade Runner, 2049 Hypermodernism: “Nihilism in its aesthetic form (skeuomorphism) masquerading as postmodernism.” — Urban Dictionary Introduction Metamodernism is dead; hypermodernity usurped it. The exponential growth of capitalism and technology is taking credit for what’s good in the world while eroding the human spirit and the literal ground of being; from the soil beneath …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Oct 20

Cultures of Excess and the Dark Side of TechnologyBlade Runner, 2049Hypermodernism: “Nihilism in its aesthetic form (skeuomorphism) masquerading as postmodernism.” — Urban DictionaryIntroductionMetamodernism is dead; hypermodernity usurped it. The exponential growth of capitalism and technology is taking credit for what’s good in the world while eroding the human spirit and the literal ground of being; from the soil beneath our feet to the toil between our tweets. This is the violent thrust of hypermodernism — unethical technological and social relations bringing the martian landscape to us at the speed of blight. The ongoing political crisis has been over-determined by unbridled greed, ego, and incompetence on …

The Hypermodern Highway to Hell Read More »

Cultures of Excess and the Dark Side of TechnologyBlade Runner, 2049Hypermodernism: “Nihilism in its aesthetic form (skeuomorphism) masquerading as postmodernism.” — Urban DictionaryIntroductionMetamodernism is dead; hypermodernity usurped it. The exponential growth of capitalism and technology is taking credit for what’s good in the world while eroding the human spirit and the literal ground of being; from the soil beneath our feet to the …

The Hypermodern Highway to Hell Read More »


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