Re: Postmoderinism : Revised quick guide


Subject: Re: Postmoderinism : Revised quick guide
From: Morgan Sutherland (skiptracer@gmail.com)
Date: Tue Oct 04 2005 - 18:17:48 EDT


Ah, it's coming into light now.

On 10/4/05, lawrence casserley <leo@chiltern.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>
> On 4 Oct, 2005, at 19:33, Morgan Sutherland wrote:
>
> > That confuses me even further. I liked the original explanation which
> > was apparently wrong?
> >
> No - the whole point of PM is that nothing is actually "wrong" - all
> people must be able to express themselves in their own way - it is the
> expression of self that is important. I am happy with that - I want
> people to be able to express themselves well.
>
> Where I have a problem is that it doesn't seem to be clear how genuine
> expression of "self", and simply self promotion, relate, or interfere,
> with one another. This seems to lead to a cult of "celebrity", where
> most people are still inhibited in their own expression. But people who
> go on "Big Brother", etc, and other people who are famous for being
> famous, become celebrated, at least temporarily.
>
> There does seem to be a bias in PM for celebrating appearance over
> substance (although this is not, of course, unprecedented!).
> Is this a good or a bad thing? Discuss......
>
> Best
>
> L
>
> PS - great thread - some really interesting stuff coming up - Elliot,
> Dennis, Richard, etc please keep it up!
>
> Lawrence Casserley - lawrence@lcasserley.co.uk
> Lawrence Electronic Operations - www.lcasserley.co.uk
> Colourscape Music Festivals - www.colourscape.org.uk
>
>



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