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Thursday, March 08, 2007

Baudrillard Disappears

The man who once said "Dying is pointless: you have to know how to disappear" departed yesterday at 77. His contemporary claim to fame, of course, came during the first Gulf war when he asserted that it did not take place -- that it was a simulacrum of the media. Which must have endeared him to Bush the First.


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