Sarah writes in today’s article on Campus Report Online:

[Postmodern culture] is a combination of the increasingly popular anti-Iraq, anti-Bush, anti-U.S. politics of today and the philosophy of postmodernists like Derrida and Foucault, who became popular in the U.S. in the late 70s and early 80s. The postmodern student says that we all have our own versions of reality, so no one version is any better than any other; no one person (and no one nation) is in a position to judge or force a policy onto another.

The postmodernist concept ‘it’s all relative’ was a philosophy championed by many activists because it proclaimed that power (especially that of the West) was oppressive.

Read the article here.