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Identify different sources that have influenced postmodern thought.

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I think that the advent of technology has fueled Postmodernism .  The growing use of technology to simultaneously expand and shrink our world is something that drives Postmodernism.  Consider that the use of television is a force that can bring more information about the world to the individual.  Yet, at the same time, it can also be used as a way to decrease connection to the world, as the individual can only relate to the world through television.  One can substitute the internet for television and see the same experience.  Postmodern thinkers would point to this as one reality that has helped to transform the world and one's thinking of it.  This is less about being "good" or beneficial as much as it is...

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