The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge Setting & Symbolism

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Postmodern Society

A time that follows the industrial age. Taking that which intuitively seems to be unpresentable and representing it (i.e., in art). Searches for new way to present the world which lies beyond realism. Application of a way of understanding the world that reflects the seeming undecidability of truth in science.

Social Class

Described by Marx in understanding the economic strata of society. In the industrial age this is formed by the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. The idea has become largely obsolete, displaced by bureaucracy and technology in the age of computers and cybernetics where knowledge forms the bases for power.

Stalinism

In the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics there was a communist revolution where communist leader Joseph Stalin who followed Lenin, led the communist party. Through intimidation and murder he established a totalitarian society. Has come to represent the nature of communism as being...

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