It seems to me that one of the reasons a voluntary, and market-driven society produces so much anxiety, is that relationships are constantly being being negotiated.
TV on the Radio is currently the coolest band in the USA, they just don’t know it. And that is precisely what makes them so cool. Their new album Nine Types of Light doesn't come across like it was made by rock-stars, or even “wanna be” rock-stars. Nine Types of Light is a perfect example
It is my suspicion that most of what is typically labeled “postmodern” culture is actually just late modernity. The same myth that taught me that I could grow up to be “anything I wanted to be” is the same one that advises “healthy” individuals to be unencumbered by tradition, and that happiness is only found