Jean Baudrillard Quotes

Jean Baudrillard Quotes: Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario.
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Jean Baudrillard Quote: The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.
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Quotes about Jean Baudrillard: ... the age of simulation thus begins with a liquidation of all referentials - worse: by their artificial resurrection in systems of signs, a more ductile material than meaning... It is no longer a question of imitation, nor of reduplication, nor even of parody. It is rather a question of substituting signs of the real for the real itself.
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Quote about Jean Baudrillard: If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity.
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Jean Baudrillard Sayings: Here in the U.S., culture is not that delicious panacea which we Europeans consume in a sacramental mental space and which has its own special columns in the newspapers - and in people's minds. Culture is space, speed, cinema, technology. This culture is authentic, if anything can be said to be authentic.
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Jean Baudrillard Saying: The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body. If humanity's language, technology, and buildings are an extension of its constructive faculties, the desert alone is an extension of its capacity for absence, the ideal schema of humanity's disappearance.
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Sayings about Jean Baudrillard: Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real.
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Saying about Jean Baudrillard: For me, the photography, in its purest form, is a variant of the fable. Another way of saving the appearances - a way of signifying, through this fabulous capture, that this supposed real world is always about to lose its meaning and its reality...
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Jean Baudrillard Quotes: You think you photograph a particular scene for the pleasure it gives. In fact it's the scene that wants to be photographed. You're merely an extra in the production.
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Jean Baudrillard Quote: 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.
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Quotes about Jean Baudrillard: Smile and others will smile back. Smile to show how transparent, how candid you are. Smile if you have nothing to say. Most of all, do not hide the fact you have nothing to say nor your total indifference to others. Let this emptiness, this profound indifference shine out spontaneously in your smile.
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Quote about Jean Baudrillard: Freud thought he was bringing the plague to the U.S.A., but the U.S.A. has victoriously resisted the psychoanalytical frost by real deep freezing, by mental and sexual refrigeration. They have countered the black magic of the Unconscious with the white magic of
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Jean Baudrillard Sayings: The day the world ends, no one will be there, just as no one was there when it began. This is a scandal. Such a scandal for the human race that it is indeed capable collectively, out of spite, of hastening the end of the world by all means just so it can enjoy the show.
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Jean Baudrillard Saying: Art is no longer anything more than a kind of meta-language for banality.
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Sayings about Jean Baudrillard: So-called 'realist' photography does not capture the 'what is.' Instead, it is preoccupied with what should not be, like the reality of suffering for example.
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Saying about Jean Baudrillard: There exists, between people in love, a kind of capital held by each. This is not just a stock of affects or pleasure, but also the possibility of playing double or quits with the share you hold in the other's heart.
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Jean Baudrillard Quotes: Politicians - power itself - are abject because they merely embody the profound contempt people have for their own lives. One should be grateful to the politicians for accepting the abstractness of power, and ridding others of its burden. This inevitably kills them but they get their revenge by passing onto others the corpse of power.
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Jean Baudrillard Quote: In our culture, futility plays the role of transgression and fashion is condemned for having within it the force of the pure sign which signifies nothing.
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