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zorblax wrote (edited )

angry white atheists

I love being typecast!

sudo already made every critique I could make of that article.

My issue with the whole "everything is relative!" standpoint is that it is self-defeating. That viewpoint is also relative, and it might just be that everything is perfectly rational and knowable and measurable at the core.

The post-structuralists take the rationalist argument and, seeing that it is obviously epistemologically flawed, do an about-face and enter their own dogma where their epistemological model(everything is relative to your viewpoint, man!) is assumed to be true, and even worse they violate their own rule by thinking they have fully understood and encapsulated everything with their viewpoint.