A fascinating analysis of history, politics, power and psychology. In 2002, Adam Curtis lays out a compelling explanation of how psychology and propaganda are used to manipulate the masses.
Below is a 55-page PDF transcript of the 4-part documentary; Part 2 begins on page 15, Part 3 begins on page 30, and Part 4 begins on page 43.
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- “The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear” – Mr. Curtis’ subsequent video series, from 2004. Click here for transcript.