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Hypernormalisation

The BBC filmmaker Adam Curtis created this documentary film that was released in October 2016. During these 2 hours and 46 minutes, Curtis explains how, in times where confusing and incomprehensible world events happen, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging and over-simplified world. 240 more words

Politics

HyperNormalisation and Hyperreality

Continuing our Baudrillardian theme this month, we here present the newest documentary by the BBC’s Adam Curtis, HyperNormalisation. If there’s a better documentary filmmaker than Curtis working these days, I don’t know who it is. 1,387 more words

Film

Myth Picture

Towards the end of 2016 Adam Curtis’s documentary Hypernormalisation caused a bit of a stir, Curtis argues that since the 1970s, governments, financiers, and technological utopians… 404 more words

Inspiration

Poli-Techniques: Understanding Current Geopolitical Conditions & Tools for Action

An exploration of the political techniques used by the powerful in the recent past –  and suggestions on how citizens can use one technique in the future – to cultivate desirable geopolitical conditions. 1,824 more words

Musings

Kids Gone Digital, So What!?

Disclaimer: Written by a person whose solo time need is so bad that, in times of socialization it makes her stay in the bathroom longer than needed.   389 more words

Adam Curtis

On Adam Curtis's 'It Felt Like a Kiss'

When a nation is powerful it tells the world confident stories about the future. The stories can be enchanting or frightening, but they make sense of the world.

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Essays