"Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Jean Baudrillard on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Jean Baudrillard on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Jean Baudrillard on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Jean Baudrillard on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Jean Baudrillard on Mahatma Gandhi
"Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors."
"Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly."
"Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment."
"Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things."
"There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world."