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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 …

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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: 11 Jul 20

From Post-Truth to Paradigm Shift“There is nothing more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” — Martin Luther King JrPrologue: Thinking about Think TanksThomas Medvetz’ book Think Tanks in America (2012) presents a great fusion of some my interests: think tanks, public sociology, and intellectualism. The impact of think tanks — havens for knowledge production and policy shaping — falls very short of the ideal behind them. They tend to degrade into a “lobbying firm in disguise” (p. 29), coming to conclusions that confirm bias and crowd out other voices. Think tanks have effectively become powerful political actors with little to no accountability. Few, if any, make a reflexive …

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From Post-Truth to Paradigm Shift“There is nothing more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” — Martin Luther King JrPrologue: Thinking about Think TanksThomas Medvetz’ book Think Tanks in America (2012) presents a great fusion of some my interests: think tanks, public sociology, and intellectualism. The impact of think tanks — havens for knowledge production and policy shaping — falls very short of the ideal behind them. They tend …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Jul 20

From Post-Truth to Paradigm Shift“There is nothing more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” — Martin Luther King JrPrologue: Thinking about Think TanksThomas Medvetz’ book Think Tanks in America (2012) presents a great fusion of some my interests: think tanks, public sociology, and intellectualism. The impact of think tanks — havens for knowledge production and policy shaping — falls very short of the ideal behind them. They tend to degrade into a “lobbying firm in disguise” (p. 29), coming to conclusions that confirm bias and crowd out other voices. Think tanks have effectively become powerful political actors with little to no accountability. Few, if any, make a reflexive …

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From Post-Truth to Paradigm Shift“There is nothing more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” — Martin Luther King JrPrologue: Thinking about Think TanksThomas Medvetz’ book Think Tanks in America (2012) presents a great fusion of some my interests: think tanks, public sociology, and intellectualism. The impact of think tanks — havens for knowledge production and policy shaping — falls very short of the ideal behind them. They tend …

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