Gender and racial discrimination, surveillance, exploitation and so forth are only effects. The real problem is – that it is possible to suppress the people by false Science or false descriptions of the world – that supports Might Is Right. Or like this. We are not genuine citizens.

19 October 2016

HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis - A perfect intro to Perception management

The film HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis is seriously good stuff.

However, Curtis stays on the surface and is therefore stunned to find that everything appears to be so hollow.

If you know a way to inform Mr. Curtis that the current Western culture and the art of Perception management did not just appear some years ago; please tell me.

... ‘You were so much a part of the system that you were unable to see beyond it,’ is the line that sticks with you, ....
From HyperNormalisation review: A masterfully dark dive into our dissociative experience of reality, Christopher Hooton, The Independent, 19 October 2016.


Presentation by Russel Brand




Watch the film HyperNormalisation on Thought Maybe


Some links to what is mentioned in the film

Ulrich Beck (1944–2015)

- Ulrich Beck, Sociologist Who Warned of Technology, Dies at 70, Alison Smalejan, The New York Times, 4 January 2015.

BlackRock

- BlackRock, Aladdin® Platform Overview

Arkady (1925–1991) and Boris Strugatsky (1933–2012)

Vladislav Surkov

Abu Khalid al-Suri

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