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Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulations

  title={Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulations},
  author={Jean Baudrillard},
ion today is no longer that of the map, the double, the mirror or the concept. Simulation is no longer that of a territory, a referential being or a substance. It is the generation by models of a real without origin or reality: a hyperreal. The territory no longer precedes the map, nor survives it. Henceforth, it is the map that precedes the territory—precession of simulacra—it is the map that engenders the territory and if we were to revive the fable today, it would be the territory whose… 
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