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A Post-Modern Age Introduction Post-Modernism can be described as a particular style of thought It is a concept that correlates the emergence of new features and types of social life and economic order in a culture often called modernization post-industrial consumer media or multinational capitalistic societies In Modernity we have the sense or idea that the present is discontinuous with the past that through a process of social technological and cultural change either through improvement that is progress or through decline life in the present is fundamentally different from life in the past This sense or idea as a world view contrasts with what is commonly known as Tradition which is simply the sense that the present is continuous with the past that the present in some way repeats the forms behavior and events of the past I would propose that traditional ways of life have been replaced with uncontrollable change and unmanageable alternatives but that these changes and alternatives eventually create something that may result in the society that traditionalists actually seek after the balance between Nature and Technology Modernity itself is merely the sense that the present is a transitional point not focused on a clear goal in the future but simply changing through forces outside our control I will first describe how Modernity came about and then to indicate some of the features for which Post-Modernity is meant to be a reaction response or addition to modernization Beginnings of Modernity First I aim to give a broad historical picture against which we may understand the rise of Modernity as an idea related to science and society or as a framework for a view of rationality We know that we experience change as either progress or transition that is we view our historical situation and our lives presently as deriving meaning and value in some unrealized future The shift from Renaissance humanism to
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