Thursday, May 12, 2005

The Power of Nightmares

Still on the Guardian's website, however, is today's article about Adam Curtis showing his documentary series at Cannes:
"What happens on US TV now is that you have a theatre of confrontation so that people avoid having to seriously analyse what the modern world is like - perhaps because of the emotional shock of September 11," says Curtis. "People take so-called left or right positions and shout at each other. It's almost like the court of Louis XIV - people taking elaborate positions and not thinking very much."

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