Jean Baudrillard

Jean Baudrillard

The sumptuous age of stars and images is reduced to a few artificial tornado effects, pathetic fake buildings, and childish tricks which the crowd pretends to be taken in by to avoid feeling too disappointed. Ghost towns, ghost people. The whole place has the same air of obsolescence about it as Sunset or Hollywood Boulevard.More Jean Baudrillard quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The war was won on both sides: by the Vietnamese on the ground, by the Americans in the electronic mental space. And if the one side won an ideological and political victory, the other made Apocalypse Now and that has gone right around the world.More Jean Baudrillard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them. The mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.More Jean Baudrillard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced. The hyper real.More Jean Baudrillard quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real.More Jean Baudrillard quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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