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If you try to understand every sentence you will end up driving yourself insane. This is a useful book, but you have to read it kind of superficially.

The Ecstasy of Communication

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Baudrillard leaves behind his older and better-known concept of the simulacrum and tackles the new problem of digital technology acquiring organicity. Much of the construct of this myth comes from our collective social memory, the make up of communicarion science fiction genre or our future gazing.

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The small, lightweight, and formal aesthetic offers up its essence immediately. If you want a lucid, sober assessment of how times have changed since the end of the Gutenberg Galaxy read Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death. No trivia or quizzes yet. Celebrity in Twentieth-Century America Chapter Jun 10, Josephine Ensign rated it it was ok. The book itself looks amazing, a cyberpunk high-point for semiotext e and the ads in the back of the book alone make it worth finding it a copy.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The threat of media is that we no longer just live in the objective world but now have virtual selves to manage on the global network. I love reading Baudrillards perspectives on our world. What’s in a Reader? Enlightenment as Mass Deception Chapter 4: Published June 1st by Semiotext e first published Fiona MacKellar rated it liked it Feb 17, The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced: The Dream of Acceptability Section Four: Email Please log in from an authenticated institution or log into your member profile to access the email feature.

My first book contains a critique of the object as obvious fact, substance, reality, use value. A massive spaz out of a philosophy text Aug 05, Mike rated it really liked it. We no longer partake of the drama of alienation, but are in the ecstacy of communication. Jan 04, Elias Garcia rated it really liked it Shelves: Understanding Literary Celebrity 1 Section Five: Doing it for Themselves?


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The Ecstasy of Communication by Jean Baudrillard

May 15, rhenvar rated it liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. With Stars in Their Eyes: Female Spectators and the Paradoxes of Consumption Chapter Jean Baudrillard’s philosophy centers on the twin concepts of ‘hyperreality’ and ‘simulation’.

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