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  1. Jan 2019
  2. Jul 2017
    1. The president is not only a former reality-show star, but one whose fame is based more on performance than reality

      But is Trump's position the result of an excess of something, as Baudrillard is arguing? Or is this just the facile observation that Trump's accomplishments are not really that real.

    2. fellow travelers, like Baudrillard and Debord

      loaded phrase; also would Debord consider himself a fellow traveller with Baudrillard?

  3. Feb 2017
    1. he entire universe as the infinitely multiplied copy of one original pic-ture-man.

      I'm trying to remember Baudrillard's treatise on simulacra, because it sounds like Nietzsche's describing something very similar.

      simulacrum definition: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simulacrum