A City Guide To Yanggu for Postmodernists emphasize this relativity and instability. In turn, postmodernists reject the modernist faith in the autonomy and freedom of the individual. In emphasizing the power of the social environment, however, their point is not to undermine individual freedom. They aim to demonstrate that freedom is a much more precarious achievement than liberal modernists assume. At the same time, most postmodernists claim that individual freedom is a much more resilient force than modern behavioralists assume. Finally, postmodernists spurn the modern faith in progress, whether scientifically or humanistically grounded. They do not deny that advances occur in many fields of human endeavor. A City Guide To Yanggu 2016.