WHAT IS LATE MODERN MAN?
Characteristics of late modernity (a partial list):
- low infant mortality
- unprecedented wealth creation
- reduced risk of starvation
- mass media and propaganda
- eradication of infectious diseases
- global communication
- consumer technologies and entertainments
- higher prevalence of mental disorders
What is late modern man? He is alive, wealthy, well-fed, well-informed, long-living, godless, connected, entertained, depressed.