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By Jonathan Lear

self-importance reasonable has declared the Age of Irony over. Joan Didion has lamented that Obama’s usa is an “irony-free zone." right here Jonathan Lear argues that irony is likely one of the instruments we use to stay heavily, to get the dangle of turning into human. It forces us to adventure disruptions in our ordinary methods of tuning out of existence, yet comes with a cost.

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