Re: your mail

douglass st.christian..... (stchri@MCMAIL.CIS.MCMASTER.CA)
Fri, 10 Dec 1993 06:41:20 -0500

On Thu, 9 Dec 1993, Pomo problems wrote:

> Anita Cohen-Williams
> Calling postmodernism "pomo" can be construed to be politically
> incorrect, especially from the viewpoint of the Pomo Indians of California.
> (Just thought I'd add my cents to the pot...).

Hi Anita....a smile at last in the great tunnel of anti-pomo murk...

interesting that you conjoin the two most important demon words being
bandied about today... pomo [the use of the diminuitive effectively
infantalizing the discussion] and politically correct....

both terms - like the epithet 'functionalist' of an earlier generation -
serve to foreclose debate, to ban discussion

which, btw, i am not suggesting was your intent...but seeing pomo and pc
in the same sentence....sets off alarm bells for me...