Postmodern Publishing

Some 120 papers published in established scientific journals over the last few years have been found to be frauds, created by nothing more than an automated word generator that puts random, fancy-sounding words together in plausible sentence structures. As a result they have been pulled from the journals that originally published them. -Fox News As an […] […]

The Greed Meme

The world is awash in memes —the evolutionary name for an idea that develops through social interaction over time. Whether or not memes are really the way humans developed morals, popular culture has embraced them. Not as something that develops over time, but as something intentionally created to fulfill a purpose (intelligent design, anyone?). Internet meme […] […]

A Postmodern President

Given thirty years of postmodern relativism in our universities, we were bound to get a postmodern president at some point. … But the chief characteristic of postmodern thinking is the notion of relativism and the primacy of language over reality. What we signify and brand as “real,” in essence, is no more valid than […] […]