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Old 02-14-2018, 07:29 AM
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Part of post modernism is about the destruction of grand narratives. It starts from a Kantian critique of 'pure reason'. The fallibility of sense data, or the inability to perceive things as they are, and the subjectiveness of interpretation, renders truth a sort of unobtainable fluid. Y'know, things are only true as far as humans can perceive which turns out to be not that far, and the edifices of truth we therefore build are in part or wholly social constructs.

OK and the objectivist or materialist comes along and says that sense data is all we have to interpret the world and you differentiate between truth and falsehood in order to survive.

In any case taking the idea that everything is socially constructed to its conclusion in part explains the negation of binary gender, and now the negation of biological race:
I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm trying to kill kids.
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