Via Information Clearing House kunt u naar deze fascinerende serie kijken: 'The Century of the Self.
How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.
Episodes: One Happiness Machines
Episode Two The Engineering of ConsentAdam Curtis, The Century of the Self tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the United States. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests?Freud provided useful tools for understanding the secret desires of the masses. Unwittingly, his work served as the precursor to a world full of political spin doctors, marketing moguls, and society's belief that the pursuit of satisfaction and happiness is man's ultimate goal.
Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4
This is a must watch video. Episode Two will be available 04/08/06' Zie: