By Thomas Docherty
Docherty outlines a philosophy of confession that has pertinence for a modern political tradition in keeping with the suggestion of 'transparency'. In a postmodern 'transparent society', the self coincides with its self-representations. this type of place is relevant to the assumption of authenticity and truth-telling in confessional writing: it's the foundation of claiming, honestly, 'here I take my stand'.
The query is: what different effects may perhaps there be of an assumption of the primacy of transparency? components are tested intimately: the spiritual and the judicial. Docherty indicates that regardless of the tendency to treat transparency as a common social and moral reliable, our modern tradition of transparency has engendered a society within which autonomy (or the very authority of the topic that announces 'I confess') is grounded in guilt, reparation and victimhood.
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