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Tale of Two Worlds
Dr. Peter Joseph shows off his fresh new Time Machine, guiding the audience through a vision of two possible futures. The first exploring the current trends that just may lead us all into vast new levels of decline; The second showing what the world could be…if anyone actually gave a damn to make it happen.
Do you know how Europe is governed?
Largely under the radar an institution has been building up powers in an unprecedented way. Money, laws, regulations, foreign policy, the European has an important say. But what is the EU actually? Who runs it? Is it democratic? Acclaimed documentarian Peter Vlemmix goes on an investigating search to answer these questions.
- Category: Power
- Level: Easy
Do you really think conspiracies are nonsense?
The who, how & why of the JFK assassination. Taken from an historical perspective starting around world war 1 leading to present day. We hope after watching this video you will know more about what happened in the past and how the world is run today.
- Level: Hard
Do you know the world is run by psychopaths?
It is a well-known fact that our society is structured like a pyramid. The very few people at the top create conditions for the majority below. Who are these people? Can we blame them for the problems our society faces today?
- Category: Power
- Level: Medium
The Lonely RobotThe second episode develops the theme that lists of psychological symptoms which might indicate anxiety or depression were being used to normalize behavior and make humans behave more predictably, like machines. This was not presented as a conspiracy theory, but as a logical (although unpredicted) outcome of market-driven self-diagnosis by checklist, discussed in the previous program.
We Will Force You To Be FreeThe final program focuses on the concepts of positive and negative liberty introduced in the 1950s by Isaiah Berlin. Curtis briefly explains how negative liberty could be defined as freedom from coercion and positive liberty as the opportunity to strive to fulfill one's potential.