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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Apr 22

What he calls postmodern neo-Marxism is one of Jordan Peterson’s favourite bugbears—even though, by his own admission, the only Marxist work he has read is the Communist Manifesto and in… View Post The post Is Postmodernism Neo-Marxist? appeared first on Areo.

What he calls postmodern neo-Marxism is one of Jordan Peterson’s favourite bugbears—even though, by his own admission, the only Marxist work he has read is the Communist Manifesto and in… View Post The post Is Postmodernism Neo-Marxist? appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 5 Apr 22

Millions of ordinary Germans believed in the compelling narrative that Hitler was unifying the true German Volk under one national umbrella. From Austria to Poland, his land-grabs were justified by… View Post The post Aleksandr Dugin and the Perils of Postmodern Ethnonationalism appeared first on Areo.

Millions of ordinary Germans believed in the compelling narrative that Hitler was unifying the true German Volk under one national umbrella. From Austria to Poland, his land-grabs were justified by… View Post The post Aleksandr Dugin and the Perils of Postmodern Ethnonationalism appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 24 Oct 21

I critique two columns from Heather Cox Richardson and Roxanne Gay on why Americans are polarized.  This in an excerpt from my “This Week in the New York Times” podcast. The post Bite Size: The Moody Greens – 9 minutes appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

I critique two columns from Heather Cox Richardson and Roxanne Gay on why Americans are polarized.  This in an excerpt from my “This Week in the New York Times” podcast. The post Bite Size: The Moody Greens – 9 minutes appeared first on The Daily Evolver.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jul 21

Bill Maher kicked off a cultural meme a few weeks ago with a segment on his popular show Real Time where he skewered the cultural left for progressophobia, which he defined as “situational blindness, except what you can’t see is that your dorm room in 2021 is better than the South before the Civil War.” In this episode, I map the idea of progress in our culture. Maher’s comments were widely praised in the mainstream media, from Morning Joe Scarborough on MSNBC (center left) to Peggy Noonan at the Wall Street Journal (center right). Together these represent the modern worldview …

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Bill Maher kicked off a cultural meme a few weeks ago with a segment on his popular show Real Time where he skewered the cultural left for progressophobia, which he defined as “situational blindness, except what you can’t see is that your dorm room in 2021 is better than the South before the Civil War.” In this episode, I map …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jul 21

Bill Maher kicked off a cultural meme a few weeks ago with a segment on his popular show Real Time where he skewered the cultural left for progressophobia, which he defined as “situational blindness, except what you can’t see is that your dorm room in 2021 is better than the South before the Civil War.” In this episode, I map the idea of progress in our culture. Maher’s comments were widely praised in the mainstream media, from Morning Joe Scarborough on MSNBC (center left) to Peggy Noonan at the Wall Street Journal (center right). Together these represent the modern worldview …

Progress Denialism: Getting us Nowhere Read More »

Bill Maher kicked off a cultural meme a few weeks ago with a segment on his popular show Real Time where he skewered the cultural left for progressophobia, which he defined as “situational blindness, except what you can’t see is that your dorm room in 2021 is better than the South before the Civil War.” In this episode, I map …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Mar 21

Every stage of development brings forth new territories in the evolution of human consciousness and culture. A few days ago we witnessed a move into postmodernity (green altitude) in Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan, the renegade Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan are exemplars of postmodernity’s most powerful creed: to relieve human suffering that has been unseen in previous structures … suffering in the collective, with a new dedication to those people and groups who have been previously marginalized or discounted by society, and suffering in the individual, with a heightened awareness of psychic pain, trauma, …

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Every stage of development brings forth new territories in the evolution of human consciousness and culture. A few days ago we witnessed a move into postmodernity (green altitude) in Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan, the renegade Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan are exemplars of postmodernity’s most powerful creed: to relieve human suffering that has been …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Mar 21

Every stage of development brings forth new territories in the evolution of human consciousness and culture. A few days ago we witnessed a move into postmodernity (green altitude) in Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan, the renegade Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan are exemplars of postmodernity’s most powerful creed: to relieve human suffering that has been unseen in previous structures … suffering in the collective, with a new dedication to those people and groups who have been previously marginalized or discounted by society, and suffering in the individual, with a heightened awareness of psychic pain, trauma, …

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Every stage of development brings forth new territories in the evolution of human consciousness and culture. A few days ago we witnessed a move into postmodernity (green altitude) in Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan, the renegade Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan are exemplars of postmodernity’s most powerful creed: to relieve human suffering that has been …

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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, …

Mapping Metamodernism for Collective Intelligence Read More »


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, …

Mapping Metamodernism for Collective Intelligence Read More »


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 …

The Hypermodern Highway to Hell Read More »


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