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Post-Structuralism Explained With Hipster Beards: Part 1

The most controversial intellectual movement of the 20th century explained with the help of 11 epic face-forests.

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And signs aren't simply labels for real things – they actually constitute reality. Japan has different signs for hipster than bushy beards. And the concept of hipster those signs create is different, too.

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In the 50s and 60s, structuralism became a popular tool for analysing culture (not as popular as beards). Anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss used it to understand kinships and myth, while Roland Barthes applied it to photos and fashion.

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