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The Importance of Critical Thinking

I was talking with a friend about modernism, postmodernism, reason, and imagination recently. In all the discussions about -isms, there is a question about much all these -isms really apply to the lives of real people. I will stand by the notion that human reason doesn’t have all the answers….

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Modernism vs. Postmodernism

To start with, you may want to take a look at Wikipedia’s entries for Modernism and Postmodernism. Wikipedia isn’t an authoritative source, but it is usually helpful, as it is here. It’s rather difficult to categorize a lot of cultural phenomena. People don’t even agree on what these terms mean…

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How Creativity is being strangled by the law

The following presentation was given at TED by Larry Lessig, author of Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity. I am still processing what he said, but he does make some good points. The presentation is about 20 minutes, and includes the 1-minute Jesus “I Will Survive” remix, and…

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Postmodernism and You

I was looking at some of the local churches in Fort Collins and one of them had a link to Xenos Christian Fellowship’s website. One of their pages is called Postmodernism and You. They begin by saying: Postmodernism may have originated in the province of academics and eggheads, but you…