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The Century of the Self 

A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.

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Adam Curtis ...  Narrator / ... 4 episodes, 2002
Ann Bernays Ann Bernays ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2002
Robert Reich ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2002
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A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.

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BBC Four [UK] | RDF Media

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UK

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English

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17 March 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Century of Self See more »

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Edward Bernays: And everybody was happy.
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References Let There Be Light (1946) See more »

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WATCH THIS TO BE A GENIUS i am not shouting
10 October 2009 | by youngerthanbuckSee all my reviews

this is the best documentary i have ever seen, considering i have seen quite a lot of it. don't miss out on watching something that will change your life.

I'll try not to spoil anything, but you must swear to watch this documentary. it'll change you to change the world!!!

I mean, it tells you why you buy stuff, it tells you what is really going on with the government, it even has topless girls (artistic) and lesbian nuns (nice). plus all of the knowledge of yourself, its a win win situation. seriously don't hesitate, watch it now!! now!!

Oh also, it explains a lot about life.


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