We’ve All Become Dick Nixon!

Kind of a frightening thought. Sort of like a strange twist on Invasion of the Body Snatchers

The always insightful documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis explains how, over the past few decades, everyone has turned into “paranoid weirdos” (much like Richard Nixon); how the media did this to us and how it’s deprived politics of the ability the change things for the better.

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Filed under Media, Pop Culture, Progressivism, Psychology

3 responses to “We’ve All Become Dick Nixon!

  1. benalbanach

    Is he saying we are all a bunch of Dicks ?

  2. Modern capitalism is the culprit, as it has used the power of modern telecommunications to generate controversies in the service of selling advertising space/time/capacity.

    Fear sells, baby!

  3. “If it bleeds, it leads.”

    It might be one of the contributing factors, but not the only reason I’m sure.

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