What is post-modernity?

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chondriac
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What is post-modernity?

Post by chondriac » July 27th, 2018, 2:40 am

Is it appropriate to say Western post-modernity as a cultural phenomenon is emerging into the field of possibilities consisting of a pre-cogito, pre-religious--religion as it's institutional context--atmosphere, but with considerably less intimacy shared between humans, due to techno-scientific "buffering" of generally non-obvious interactions? If our collective interactions, now taken care of by machines, do not need to be aware of the latter's role, as which a possible correlation as a tradition with rituals, in which the mysterious "spirit" or maybe "axes mundi" previously contained responsibility, it seems likely that the outcome of this cultural shift is going to be horribly more insensitive and confused than anything human society has experienced previously.

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