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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.


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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