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Posted on November 1, 2 Comments. Baudrillard uses the example of television, which dates the piece, but nevertheless, the ideas that he presents lend themselves directly to issues surrounding new media and communication tools. The threat of media is that we no longer just live in the objective world but now have virtual selves to manage on the global network. As mentioned last week in our discussions of the vector, and weeks past with VR and gaming, there is a thrill in the possibilities of these vast new spaces — or in the fact that we buy into the idea that they are vast. Much of the construct of this myth comes from our collective social memory, the make up of the science fiction genre or our future gazing. By allowing science fiction to manifest itself in our everyday lives, Baudrillard feels that it has changed the dynamic of public and private space in the ways in which this technology and its mobility allows for the two to blur.
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Mario Rodriguez. According to Baudrillard, communication in the modern world is a cold and exhilarating experience akin to that of schizophrenia. This is what makes communication ecstatic — but Baudrillard argued this ecstasy is obscene. In fact, Merrin suggested that Baudrillard is the radical extension of the College of Sociology, which was founded in , and included Mauss, Bataille, and Caillois.