Modernism Empirical science leads to all knowledge Consensus Individualism, capitalism, urbanism, industrialization are central European and North American ascendance and colonization Technology, mass media, digitalization The forms of representative democracy The idea of progress and temporality
Campbells Soup Can (Tomato) (1962) by Andy Warhol Price realized, 2010, $9,042,500.
Post-postmodernism the expression of human values that are non-material, such as spirituality a style of humanistic transparency and sincerity, as opposed to irony and cynicism, or faith in authority or traditionacceptance of intuition and feeling as ways of knowing, in addition to thinking
Post-postmodernism an oscillation between… a modern sincerity and a postmodern irony, between hope and melancholy and empathy and apathy and unity and plurality and purity and corruption and naïveté and knowingness; between control and commons and craftsmanship and conceptualism and pragmatism and utopianism. www.metamodernism.com
The 5 Levels of the 4 Jungian Functions J ohn Fudjack & Patricia Dinkelaker (1995) http://tap3x.net/ENSEMBLE/mpage3a.html The 5 Levels of the 4 Jungian Functions J ohn Fudjack & Patricia Dinkelaker (1995) http://tap3x.net/ENSEMBLE/mpage3a.html
…the definitions of 'thinking' and 'sensing' that are in general usage reflect a comparatively higher level understanding…
…the definitions of 'thinking' and 'sensing' that are in general usage reflect a comparatively higher level understanding, whereas what is normally meant by the words 'feeling' and 'intuition' refers to comparatively lower levels of accomplishment with respect to those functions.
The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 14 th C., by Donald Macauley
All the sages preached a spirituality of empathy and compassion; they insisted that people must abandon their egotism and greed, their violence and unkindness. Karen Armstrong, The Great Transformation
The strength acquired at any stage is tested by the necessity to transcend it in such a way that the individual can take chances in the next stage with what was most vulnerably precious in the previous one. Erik Erikson, Childhood and Society
Where the USA looks for modern meaning… present over future; material over psychological; logic over feeling; monoculture over multiculture; competition over community; change over tradition; individual over group.
Where the USA looks for postmodern meaning…The loss of a continuous meta- narrative therefore breaks the subject into heterogeneous moments of subjectivity that do not cohere into an identity. The Postmodern Condition (1984) J.-F. Lyotard
Andy Warhol self-portrait, silkscreen version sold for $27,522,500 in 2011
Where the USA looks for post- postmodern meaning… Affirming subjective, personal values authentically, without irony. Values that are not limited to the material and logical but that address intuition and feeling.
Where the USA looks for post- postmodern meaning… Finding community, reflecting on symbols, accepting differences among others, appreciating Nature.
As demonstrated by the confluence of history, literature, and mass media…
…literary historicity is the characteristic of representations and assertions in prose that qualify for inclusion in justified belief, or knowledge of the world. …literary historicity is the characteristic of representations and assertions in prose that qualify for inclusion in justified belief, or knowledge of the world.
The very fact that we are being offered trauma, memory, experience, and the sublime as post-postmodern interests should tell us clearly enough that we are not turning back to any place that looks empirical in the old confident sense.
…if there are no permanent or fixed forms anchoring thought and expression, then high degrees of pragmatic stability and continuity of use will have to serve the purpose… --Nancy Partner