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By Jean Baudrillard

Until September eleven we had had no symbolic occasion on a global scale that marked a setback for globalization itself.

Baudrillard sees the ability of the terrorists as mendacity within the symbolism of slaughter – now not in simple terms the truth of demise, yet in a sacrifice that demanding situations the full approach. the place formerly the outdated progressive sought to behavior a fight among actual forces within the context of ideology and politics, the recent terrorist mounts a strong symbolic problem which, whilst mixed with high-tech assets, constitutes an exceptional attack on an over-sophisticated and susceptible West. This re-creation is up-dated with the essays 'Hypotheses on Terrorism' and 'Violence of the Global'.

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