Auteur: Baudrillard, Jean
Titel: The Spirit of Terrorism
Sub titel: Requiem for the Twin Towers
Baudrillard sees the power of terrorists as lying in the symbolism of slaughter - not merely the reality of death, but a sacrificial death that challenges the whole system. Where previously the old revolutionary sought to conduct a struggle between real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist mounts a powerful symbolic challenge which, when combined with high-tech resources, constitutes an unprecedented assault on an over-sophisticated and vulnerable West.
2002, 96 pag., Euro 13
Verso, London, ISBN 1-859844-11-1
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