The Century Of The Self 1 of 4 Happiness Machines
Adam Curtis's BBC documentary about the use of Freud's theories in the use of propaganda to control the masses. Excellent! Freud's nephew, Edward Bernays, and his "public relations" were instrumental in shaping the consumer mindset of the 20th century.
The film follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.
A short summary of the meaning behind Federalist Paper #10, written by James Madison.