October 24, 2006 // 01:11 pm // Comments Closed // Share This

What Does Postmodern Mean?

We live in a postmodern world. Or, so we're told. But what does this mean? On one level, postmodern is a word used to describe major changes in the underlying ways people think — especially the way people view truth and reality. Postmodern is a term of contrast which implies modern. But before modern, there was pre-modern. To understand postmodern, it helps to consider the main differences in the way each of the three "moderns" relate to truth and reality...