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Jean Baudrillard
(1929-2007) born on
Jul 29
French sociologist. He views the electronic media as the shaper of the reality of things and events; wrote "Amerique," 1986.
         
   
F
Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.

R
Every woman is like a timezone. She is a nocturnal fragment of your journey. She brings you unflaggingly closer to the next night.
A
Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible. We are not, however, in danger of lacking meaning; quite the contrary, we are gorged with meaning and it is killing us.
N
Executives are like joggers. If you stop a jogger, he goes on running on the spot. If you drag an executive away from his business, he goes on running on the spot, pawing the ground, talking business.
K
A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: America, "Vanishing Point," 1986; tr. 1988.
R: "Cool Memories," ch. 5, 1987; tr.1990.
A: The Ecstasy of Communication, "Seduction, or the Superficial Abyss," 1987.
N: "Cool Memories," ch. 5, 1987; tr.1990.
K: "Cool Memories," ch. 5, 1987; tr.1990.
   


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