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Simulacra and Simulation by Mind Map: Simulacra and Simulation
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Simulacra and Simulation

The Sign

The Faithful Copy

The Sacremental Order

The Unfaithful Copy

The Perversion of Reality

The Copy (No Original)

The Absence of an Esoteric Reality

The Simulacrum

Pure Simulation

The Simulacra

Imitated Place-holder for the Real

Pre-Modernity

Mass Reproduction blurs reality further

Modernity

Reality and Originality is lost

Postmodernity

Media

Commercialisation

Film

TV

Internet

Print

Consumerism

Need V Desires

Jorge Luis Borges Analogy

Great empire builds a map so detailed it covers as much ground as the entirety of the empire itself. As the map decays, along with the empire, the remnants of the map becomes mistaken for the empire.

We are living in the map - the copy - the simulacrum.