Century of the Self

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Strongly recommended documentary about the manipulation techniques used by power groups today:

" The Century of the Self " is available online:

part 1 ) http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2637635365191428174

part 2 ) http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-678466363224520614

part 3 ) http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6111922724894802811

part 4 ) http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1122532358497501036


Extract from http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/documentaries/features/century_of_the_self.shtml

"To many in both politics and business, the triumph of the self is the ultimate expression of democracy, where power has finally moved to the people. Certainly the people may feel they are in charge, but are they really? 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?"