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The 'S' Words

According to Jean Baudrillard’s beliefs, we as humans live not in reality but in a simulation of reality.  There are so many things today, especially in our technologically advanced post modern society, that have created this sort of hyperreality that we now live in. 310 more words

The Squared Circle and the Magic Circle

As part of the Works-In-Process aspect for the Professional Wrestling Studies Association (which you can read more about in Submissions and Contributions), I am submitting a piece I am writing on the co-construction of kayfabe between the wrestlers and their fans (which I have written about elsewhere on this blog, … 6,377 more words

Audience Studies

Serviceable sentences, 43/10,000

The primary outcome of popular pressure is not so much to shift policy as to shift public presentation of policy.
—Nulle Terre Sans Seigneur, “ 66 more words

Chrestomathy

Hyperreal kids' TV

Watching a lot of kid’s TV with my children, it struck me how clearly some kid’s TV shows, particularly American ones, illustrate Baudrillard’s idea of the hyperreal. 1,691 more words

The Final Revolution? Silicon Valley Insiders Fleeing...

Already much of the world’s money supplies and transactions are run by Machines…

Ex- Facebook Exec Warns Society Will Collapse Into Chaos and Conflict Within 30 Years… 1,790 more words

Technology

Hyper-real

Trapped in a dream

made by machine

carbon copies

all degrading

originals masked

ideas disappear

versions of truth

produce the fear

pictures of trees

replace the woods… 29 more words