applied post modernism

Applied post - Haven Webster Stas Applied Post-Modern Theory Fight Club is an excellent example of post-modernism The narrator(whose name we never

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Haven Webster April 28, 2008 Stas Applied Post-Modern Theory Fight Club is an excellent example of post-modernism. The narrator (whose name we  never actually learn) is the classic, modern, corporate stooge. By never bestowing a name on  him the insignificance of his life is highlighted. His life has no meaning. He goes to work in the  same bland white collared shirt and tie every day and does “risk assessment.” His job is to go to  accident scenes and determine through a mathematical formula when the cost of human life  (more specifically the lawsuits) outweighs the cost of a recall. He collects furniture from IKEA  and states that he can’t help but go through catalogues and buy things that he sees. His entire  existence is about feeding the corporate mechanism, scientifically formulating the value of  human life, and consumption. He is completely emotionally disconnected from humanity and 
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course SOC 332 taught by Professor Stas during the Spring '08 term at Willamette.

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Applied post - Haven Webster Stas Applied Post-Modern Theory Fight Club is an excellent example of post-modernism The narrator(whose name we never

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