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The Globalization of Diversity
The globalization of diversity

Each sees what is in his own heart.

(Max Weber, 1949: 107)

We live now amidst the ruins of a civilization, but most of these ruins are in our minds.

(John Lukács, The Passing of the Modern Age, quoted in Kramer, 1982: 36)

In focusing attention on the postmodern one of the central concerns has been to raise the questions ‘Why this question?’ and ‘Why and how has postmodernism become a central issue in cultural life today?’ If postmodernism is from the point of view of modernism a sign and symptom of cultural disorder, then modernism, with its increasingly popular associated term modernity is from the perspective of postmodernism a constant which highlights images of order, unity and coherence. Both terms feed ...

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