Stratfor plus sources on paleo-cons and the Frankfurt School

Dennis R Redmond dredmond at SPAMOREGON.UOREGON.EDU
Wed Nov 3 14:54:54 MST 1999

On Wed, 3 Nov 1999, Michael Pugliese wrote:

> have read this book.Similar to Lyndon Larouche, LaRouche throws in Gregory
> Bateson too, in addition to Adorno, as being intellectual authors of the
> counterculture.

Ironic as it may seem, Adorno *was* one of the crucial thinkers of the New
Left. Just because he didn't march in the streets doesn't mean his ideas
weren't marching in the minds of the students.

> "epater le bourgeoisie" "epater le PC academia." Still for those needing a
> introduction to the Frankfurters, going to a university library and reading
> Telos from the 70's and 80's will give one a strong foundation, and at least
> these folks were never taken in by post-modernism, deconstruction or
> Althusserian structuralism like New Left Review, was for a time back then.

Why do you consider postmodernism and deconstruction to be a sham?

-- Dennis

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