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Jean Baudrillard. War Porn.

Jean Baudrillard. War Porn. Journal of Visual Culture. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 86-88, 2006. (English).

World Trade Center: shock treatment of power, humiliation inflicted on power, but from outside. With the images of the Baghdad prisons, it is worse, it is the humiliation, symbolic and completely fatal, which the world power inflicts on itself - the Americans in this particular case - the shock treatment of shame and bad conscience. This is what binds together two events.

Before both a worldwide violent reaction: in the first case a feeling of wonder: in the second, a feeling of abjection.

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