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modernity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmodernitymo‧der‧ni‧ty /mɒˈdɜːnəti $ məˈdɜːr-/ noun [uncountable]  formalMODERN the quality of being modern a conflict between tradition and modernity
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modernityLiving in modernity facilitates this belief because we live in a world of rapidly changing fashions and technologies.If subjects exercise symbolic violence in traditional societies, fields or structures produce symbolic goods and hence exercise symbolic violence in modernity.The fact that superstition, occultism, and vague forms of religious paganism persist into modernity is nothing to shout about.Another characteristic of good design is modernity.It is one of the shining accomplishments of modernity that individuals have learned to share their fates with people very unlike themselves.Postmodernism points to a more organic, less differentiated enclave of organization than those dominated by the bureaucratic designs of modernity.The Enlightenment was the morning star of modernity.The problem with modernity, Enlightenment man's home is that it masks the reality of his hopelessness from him.
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