The Fundamentalism of Our Culture

The Human: you know what you get with it. Humanism is the fundamentalism of our culture; it is the political religion of globalized western man, who deems himself to be so good and so perspicacious that he readily sees himself imitated everywhere.

Peter Sloterdijk, Neither Sun nor Death, with Hans-Jürgen Heinrichs, trans. Steve Corcoran (Los Angeles: Semiotext(e), 2011), 114.

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