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The Century of The Self

The Scream, by Edvard Munch


What follows on this page is the fascinating "The Century of Self" (2002), a four-part video mini-series about the history of "spin," consumerism, mass psychology, and the role of propaganda in politics, social movements, cultural attitudes, and consumption.

Essays and books pertinent to this series:

Part I: The series begins with the career of Sigmund Freud's nephew, Edward L. Bernays, described by Publisher's Weekly as "arguably the most influential publicist of the 20th century." For more information about this man, read the book, "The Father of Spin: Edward L. Bernays and The Birth of Public Relations," by Larry Tye.

Part III: See the article Carl Rogers and the IHM Nuns.

Part III has brief, non-sexual nudity and language that might offend the sensitive.

The video is sometimes removed from Youtube, but as of this writing (June 17, 2014), it can be watched here:


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