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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [OT] the poetry of donald rumsfeld

From: Pierce T . Wetter III
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [OT] the poetry of donald rumsfeld
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 13:31:51 -0700

However the post-modernist credo that "everything
is true to some extent" is not a useful strategy for conducting your

Not disagreeing with your skepticism over the "Ghost Rider's"
hypothesis but....

That is _not_ the post-modernist credo.   It's closer to the crap
spouted by ideologues who like to flame post-modernism without
bothering to understand any.

 Well, pomo is a broad term. Here's a link:

However, a lot of postmodernism grew out of the cynicism in Europe after WWII which let to a bit a moral relativism. Pomo gets blamed for that unfairly perhaps, but most "postmodern" works tend to be rather cynical.

The fact is though, that while there are shades of gray, there are also blacks and whites. Neither the modernist or postmodernist version of reality is truth.


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