Author Topic: The Century Of The Self - Full documentary, free on youtube, 9/10 on IMDB  (Read 1683 times)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ3RzGoQC4s

An incredible insight into the creation and rise of modern consumerism


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gonna watch.  posting to see if others comment their reactions.

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Re: The Century Of The Self - Full documentary, free on youtube, 9/10 on IMDB
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2016, 04:45:50 PM »
Brilliant documentary - watched it a number of years ago and it instilled an unrivaled hatred for the chief architect for all this crap and wastefulness we currently deal with.

It's a story of how the world was moved from dealing in "needs" to becoming obsessed with "wants".

Highly recommended.  It had a high creepiness / 1984 factor that makes it fascinating and disturbing...

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Re: The Century Of The Self - Full documentary, free on youtube, 9/10 on IMDB
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2016, 07:12:58 AM »
We tried to get into it, based on previous recommendations from the forums, and couldn't.

Turned it off after giving it an hour of our lives.  YMMV.
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