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Definition of Modernity

Modernity

  1. Modernness; something modern.

Modernity Quotations

Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.
Emile Lahoud

Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
Paul de Man

A hostility to modernity is shared by ideologies that have nothing else in common - a nostalgia for moral clarity, small-town intimacy, family values, primitive communism, ecological sustainability, communitarian solidarity, or harmonies with the rhythms of nature.
Steven Pinker

The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
Antonio Gramsci

This paranoid Islam, which blames outsider, 'infidels', for all the ills of Muslim societies, and whose proposed remedy is the closing of those societies to the rival project of modernity, is presently the fastest growing version of Islam in the world.
Salman Rushdie
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Modernity Translations

modernity in German is Moderne
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