The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge - The Nature of the Social Bond: The Modern Alternative Summary & Analysis

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The Nature of the Social Bond: The Modern Alternative Summary and Analysis

To talk about knowledge, one must talk about the method. In Marxist theory, society is like a living organism. All is an organic whole, where all the functions in it serves society at large. Cybernetics is taking up the role of the organism and serves as the functional whole, as opposed to the historical narratives of individual freedom and emancipation. With reason, according to scientists, it was thought that science could displace Marx's theory and regulate an organic society whose social knowledge are determined by information contained in database systems. This relationship in society can destabilize nation states as the computers globalize international relations

It is as if knowledge has become reality. The realism subscribed to by scientists permeates society. Yet the computer naturally leads...

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