B. and the towers of evil -- had to go to google Cache for this ...
' ON THE OTHER HAND: Some intellectuals still don't get it. For those of you
who read French, here's Jean Baudrillard's dollop of evil pretension about
September 11 in Le Monde. It's endless, of course. It makes no real sense,
and in so far as it does is repulsive. Baudrillard's main point is that our
uni-polar technologically-adept world somehow wants to be destroyed by
"The allergy to any definitive order, to any definitive power, is
fortunately universal, and the two towers of the World Trade Center, the
perfect twins, precisely embodied such a definitive order." Notice that
"fortunately." This is a man infatuated by murderous anarchy. He describes
not our moral bankruptcy but his own. '
... don't you just love Baudrillard's style? Maybe it sounds better in