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David Turnley, A young woman prepares a sign for the mass protests at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, 1989.

A periodic reminder about social constructs

By Adam Kotsko: The mainstream debate about social constructs shows how deeply engrained individualism is in the American psyche. From an individualist viewpoint, there are two categories that a claim to knowledge can fall into: objective (existing “out there” in the real world) or subjective (all in your head). The concept of a social construct […]

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