Symbolic Exchange and Death by Baudrillard

By being normalised, that is to say, by extending the logic of equivalences to everyone, society, socialized at last, excludes every antibody. It then creates, in the same movement, specific institutions to receive them, and so, throughout succesive centrueies, prisons, asylums, hospitals and schools have flourished, not to forget the factories, which also began to flourish with the Rights of Man (this is how labour must be understood). Socialisation is nothing but the immense passage from the symbolic exchange of difference to the social logic of equivalence. p. 169

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