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Postmodernism Disrobed

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 37yrs • M •
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Postmodernism Disrobed
Juts wondering what people think about the terrible state Continetal Philsophy's in. A couple years ago a kind of intellectual expose was published by two physicists, Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont (called Intellectual Impostors). They zoroed in on the flagrant mis-use of scientific ideas, but the deliberately off-centre, obscurantist, muddle-headed melange of half-baked ideas should be there for anyone to see. The most shocking is not that anyone thought to write like this, but that it was accepted and became in-vogue.

Just to give you as taste, here is a passage from one of Felix Guattari's 'works':

We can clearly see that there is no bi-univocal corresposndence between linear signfifying links or archi-writing, depending on the author, and this multi-refrential, multi-dminesional machinic catalysis. The symmetry of scale, the transversality, the pathic non-discursive nature of their expansion: all these dimensions remove us from the logic of excluded middle and reinforce in us our dismissal of the ontological binarism we criticized previously.

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 41yrs • M •
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Its like the emperors new clothes, with all the wishy washy jargon some people like to use to sound intelligent.

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