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First of all it is necessary to partially understand the concept of post-modernity in order to apply post-modern concepts to Moon Palace So the first question to be answered is what is post-modernism Post-modernity is an expression to describe our contempory time much like the word Classic describes an epoch However the post-modern concept is very divers as there is not even a common definition of post-modernism Ill point out the most important definitions 1Post-Modernism is a further development from the age of modernity 2Post-Modernism breaks with modernism 3Post-Modernism comes before modernity 4Post-Modernism is only a mental construct form crazed French philosophers 5Post-Modernism has never existed The three common definitions share many characteristics of post-modernity Most important the post-modernity rejects the existence of one objective reality or truth This theorem is called constructivism and forms the basis for the post-modern concept Meaning is imposed on the world by us rather than existing in the world independently of us There are many ways to structure the world and those are meanings or perceptions for any event or concept Constructivists argue that even the simplest perception like seeing and hearing does not create an image of one real existing world but construct of ones mind only Radical constructivism even rejects the existing of a reality without someone to perceive it there the universe would cease to exist with the last being dying moderate constructivists are of the opinion that an outer world exists but can never be perceived in an absolute objective way This point of view has had great impact on the development of post-modernism Therefore the post-modernists tend to reject all great constructs referred to as grand narratives those grand narratives are for example history science education ideology and even language So the first steps of post-modernism were language experiments breaking with the narrative of grammar and context creating radical but nearly not understandable texts They
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