About Things And Modernity

According to Historian Modris Eksteins one of the marks of the Modern Age is that when it comes to events and things how one feels about the event or thing and how one interacted with it is just as important as the event/thing itself.

I tend to agree with Eksteins on this. However, this inclusion of oneself and how one feels about bloody everything in every discussion is starting to overwhelm and oppress and it diminishes ones ability to discuss the actual thing. The Lazy Reconnoiter exists, at least in part, to strip away this modern habit and notion and to regain the ability discuss the thing itself.

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