Almost everybody seems to ‘understand’ The Matrix and the various esoteric and philosophical concepts explored within. How many know anything about Simulacra and Simulation, a book cited within the film? How many are familiar with its author, Jean Baudrillard? And how many are aware that the very same French philosopher wrote a book entitled ‘The Gulf War Did Not Take Place’?
JLB1813 – The Matrix – Simulacra – Baudrillard – War Fakery (9-Feb-2018)