Jean Baudrillard is a dude! This guy has achieved something that I barely dare to think about.

In his book Simulacra and Simulation he acknowledges that the Game of which I speak on this site exists and he promptly dives in to disect it with a slash of his philosophers knife. To read his work is to look madness in the face. To disect the world as he has is such a brave move, and I fully beleive that he is correct on every subject he has covered, as far as i have read. However it is a world that I do not belong in, and a world that I do not want to understand.

Two things have astounded me so far, Jean sites Castenada as a source for his beliefs and shows me that I was right to approach his book only now. The second thing that has shocked are his views on culture being child-like, which is something I have realised independantly, a quote from his book reads:

This World wants to be childish in order to make us believe the adults are elsewhere, in the "real" world, and to conceal the fact that true childishness is everywhere - that is that of the adults themselves who come here (Disney Land) to act the child in order to foster illusions as to their real childishness.



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