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Ideas Have Consequences

While there are significant disagreements among the various expressions of postmodernism there is a key belief that characterizes all of them: an acute awareness of our “situatedness" as humans. As I described in the previous article (“Ideas Have Histories: Where Postmodernism Came From"), postmoderns deny that there is any overarching story, or metanarrative, to the world. Therefore, we all come from a perspective, or bias, that is shaped by the culture, or the “little stories," we inhabit. As Kevin Vanhoozer states...