baudrillard on seduction

Daniel A. Foss (U17043@UICVM.BITNET)
Sat, 9 Mar 1996 13:12:15 CST

The emotional subtleties, the complexities, the ambiguities have their
indubitable fascinations in print; howbeit there is hardly any likelihood
of younger people hanging batedbreathedly on hints, suggestions, gestures
which might mean something or elsewise, the language of eyes, and much more.
The psychic-interactional subtleties are endlessly fascinating, too. But it's
part of *literary culture*. Modern *la vie quotidienne* is run by the pace of
the small screen; and the lover who would hang on the bat of every eyelash in
former times, today I should think reacts in accordance with The Law Of Compu-
ter Errors: "If at first you don't succeed, *** STOP! ***.