Postmodernism For Rationalists by Pale Green Dot – Defining postmodernism. Yudkowskian rationalism is quintessentially modern. Postmodern art, literature and architecture contrasted with their modern/classical counterparts. God as a meme and social phenomenon, God is dead. Individualism and Capitalism. Epistemology. Deconstruction. Playing with words matters. Evidence for Postmodernism. Miller’s Law “To understand what another person is saying, you must assume that it is true and try to imagine what it could be true of”. Slavoj Zizek. Is postmodernism rational?
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Is Twitters Success Due To Seeming A Bit Dumb by Tom Bartleby – If twitter had faced substantial early competition from copycats it would probably have become an open protocol like email. However Twitter seemed kind of dumb so no serious copycats arose.