Dominant Simulacrum

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Jean Baudrillard - Core Ideas - Simulacra and Simulation
... Simulation, Baudrillard claims, is the current stage of the simulacrum All is composed of references with no referents, a hyperreality ... Progressing historically from the Renaissance, in which the dominant simulacrum was in the form of the counterfeit—mostly people or objects appearing to stand for a real referent (for instance, royalty ... Some examples Baudrillard brings up of the simulacrum of the model are 1) the development of nuclear weapons as deterrents—useful only in the hyperreal sense, a reference ...

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