Why has post-modernism taken hold so successfully, where did it come from and why does it continue to spread – despite the push-back and the warnings – a culture of mediocrity and reductive relativism that’s threatening to destroy centuries of Western thought and culture? We are absurdly accustomed to the
Reality is parsed through the prism of storytelling. This can be beautiful, distilled intensity that’s emotional and compelling. It can be horrifying, focused on fears and misery. In all cases it’s occupying; it passes the day. Trouble is, the storytelling may have outlived its usefulness and what no doubt has driven homo sapiens to date may now be the recipe for our extinction.