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The Century of the All-Consuming Self

The Engineering of Consent

"The Century of the Self" is a United Kingdom documentary film by Adam Curtis first screened on BBC television in 2002 in four parts. It tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the United States. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests?

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