|Blask I 49
Death/Baudrillard: death must never be understood as a real event in which the purpose of the subject and the value gets lost. It is a bearer and a metaphor of reversibility. It is not to be understood religiously. The exchange behaves like in the primitive initiation rituals and the myth of rebirth.
Death/society: death is forbidden, suicide is frightening: this leads to social control. Fascination of natural catastrophes or terrorism: longing for subversion.
Blask I 51
Death/Bataille: Anti-Economics._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Simulacra and Simulation (Body, in Theory: Histories) Ann Arbor 1994
Symbolic Exchange and Death, London 1993
Der symbolische Tausch und der Tod Berlin 2009
Jean Baudrillard zur Einführung Hamburg 2013