Baudrillard and the millennium
Confronts the strategies of this major cultural encounter with the greatest non-event of the postmodern age, and accounts for the critical censure of Baudrillard's enterprise. Key topics, such as natural catastrophes, the body, "victim culture", identity and Internet viruses, are discussed in reference to the development of Jean Baudrillard's millenarian thought from the 1980s to the threshold of the Year 2000; from simulation to disappearance.
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Review: Baudrillard and the MillenniumUser Review - Jimmy - Goodreads
The French thinker Jean Baudrillard said, "In a sense, we do not believe in the year 2000." Even more disturbing was his claim that the millennium might not take place. I'm not sure I fully understand ... Read full review