The postmodern emphasis on language derives from the evolution of hi-tech liberal capitalist societies.
Did “Theory” make people skeptical of science, as Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay claim? Jean-François Lyotard’s account of the decline of metanarratives offers another view.
Is totalized simulation a strategy of conflict management or a driver of conflict? Some of both.
Hi-tech networked control and archaic sacrificial systems may seem like opposites, but in fact, they complement each other.