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About Jean Baudrillard
Jean was a renowned French philosopher, sociologist, photographer and cultural theorist best remembered for his concept of "hyperreality", which is the theory which states that today's man is unable to tell the difference between what is real and what is fiction. He is considered one of the most important French philosophers of his generation. Among the numerous books he wrote during his lifetime include 1973's The Mirror of Production, 1981's Simulacra and Simulation and 1991's The Gulf War Did Not Take Place.
In 2005, he and Marine Dupuis tied the knot. He and Marine remained together until his death in 2007. The marriage was childless.
He was honored with the Gold Medal of the Circulo de Bellas Artes in 2005.
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Famous quotes by Jean Baudrillard
A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.Jean Baudrillard
Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.Jean Baudrillard
Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly.Jean Baudrillard
Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.Jean Baudrillard
I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?Jean Baudrillard
In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.Jean Baudrillard
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.Jean Baudrillard
Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.Jean Baudrillard
The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.Jean Baudrillard
The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.Jean Baudrillard
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.Jean Baudrillard
To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.Jean Baudrillard
What is a society without a heroic dimension?Jean Baudrillard
Jean Baudrillard's Popularity
Jean Baudrillard was a famous French philosopher, who was born on July 27, 1929. As a person born on this date, Jean Baudrillard is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 27) and the 38th most popular for the year (1929).
People born on July 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Jean Baudrillard is the 999th most popular Leo.
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