File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2001/lyotard.0111, message 97

Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 16:07:56 +0000
Subject: Re: Ethics Again


The answer to the implicit critique of Baudrillard's 'cool' is yes.

The Sartre of  Colonialism and Neo-colonialism would have understood the 
terroist violence of  Bin-Laden...



hbone wrote:

>To:  All
> Would Baudrillard have been so lofty and cool  had the terrorists succeded
> in destroying the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame, with incidental
> deaths of  5000 Parisians.?
> Pertinent to the future of ethics in the U.S. is our President's recent
>decision to circumvent constitutional justice with "kangaroo" military
> That action stimulated Wm. Safire to write an attack column in today's
> NYTimes.
> Safire's article is worthy of nationwide distribution.
> regards,


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