Adam Curtis’ "The Trap"
Posted: 02 April 2007 01:23 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Hello! Though I’ve been lurking for a while this is my first post.

I’ve been watching the interesting BBC documentary series The Trap - What Happened To Our Dreams Of Freedom? by Adam Curtis (the maker of "Century of the Self" and "The Power of Nightmares"). Since it ties into several different scientific topics (mathematics, genetics, psychiatry) and many prominent skeptics are also libertarians, I was wondering what opinions people here have on it.

Here’s the the beginning chapter of the first episode on youtube.

EDIT:
The entire episodes are up on google video (at the mo). Here’s the first one:
http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=8372545413887273321&q=the+trap+one

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