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    mimickng the fiction of credit

    " Postmodernism has floated the signifiers in ways which cause the autocrats to reach for their banal certitudes, and in doing so found itself mimickng a society founded on the fiction of credit , in which money spawns money as surely as signs breed signs ."
    please help me resolve these problems:
    1. what is your first impression of "cause the autocrats to reach for their banal certitudes" ?
    2.what is your first impression of "mimickng a society founded on the fiction of credit"?
    3. what does mean "fiction" and "credit" ?


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    Re: mimickng the fiction of credit

    no idea?


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    Re: mimickng the fiction of credit

    What does "credit" mean here?

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    Re: mimickng the fiction of credit

    Postmodernism has floated the signifiers in ways which cause the autocrats to reach for their banal certitudes, and in doing so found itself mimicking a society founded on the fiction of credit, in which money spawns money as surely as signs breed signs."
    This one is hard without context. Here's my best guess: reach for their banal certitudes is another way of saying, pay with comments stemming from preconceptions that are devoid of freshness or originality; i.e., predictable; trite. The result, Post-modernism immitates a society founded on the fiction of credit--a society used to paying on credit instead of paying with money, and whose credit is usually limitless--and, hence, a society founded on that belief, that money spawns money, will interpret the signifiers of Post-modernism as limitless also.

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