Geneva, NY (PressExposure) February 01, 2009 -- With America and the world apparently on the edge of economic, social and political collapse, and "spiritual crises" hovering thick in the air, there are vital issues that must be considered and discussed as we look to the future of American culture and Western civilization. kulturCritic launches a network of web properties for public discussion and critique.
Cultural critics have been around since the birth of civilization and the beginnings of history to bring into sharper relief the social stresses and psychic fractures that civilized culture invariably entails.
A persistent voice in most modern societies, the cultural critic holds up a mirror in which a society and its citizenry can better judge itself. Born into social institutions and cultural conventions that we did not ourselves create, the critic wants to expose the hidden rules of the game and open us to what is behind our taken-for-granted assumptions about the world in which we live. The critic provides another way of grasping the world, the culture, and our selves, sometimes according to an ancient knowledge -- altering or enhancing our experience of self and world, and being alive.
Sandy Krolick, Ph.D. is pleased to announce the launching of an integrated network of internet-based tools including a website, blog and discussion forums for the dissemination of serious reflection and discussion in which to share opinion, information, criticism, as well as social and philosophical analysis concerning the roots of our problems, the current state of affairs, and potential solutions to correcting, averting or accepting this global crisis.
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