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VONNEGUT ON TOTALITARIANISM


On rereading some old Vonnegut writings, in this case Mother Night, I came across a fascinating definition of the totalitarian mind.  He writes thus: I have never seen a more sublime demonstration of the totalitarian mind, a mind which might … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING POSTMODERNISM


To really grasp the extent of this ideological disaster, Stefan Morawski’s The Troubles with Postmodernism is indispensable reading. Just a few quotes from the Foreword by Zygmunt Bauman, to whet the appetite: “Postmodernism obliterates the demarcation line between the authentic … Continue reading

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