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Problems Viewing Adam Curtis’s BBC series The Century of the Self and Why You Should Find a Way to View It

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Unfortunately, one of my favorite, most ‘revered’ links is now almost (but not quite) unavailable. Adam Curtis’s “The Century of The Self” BBC mini-series has practically vanished! … Today, (6 August 2013) I’ve researched it’s availability. … Here’s what I’ve learned re the availability of The Century of The Self series, and notes on its value in understanding manipulation … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren – “One in a Million” On Our Behalf

Elizabeth Warren … the values are: honesty, decency, modesty, clarity, comprehensive study and understanding. … Our dis-belief of finding real people of these ‘dreamed of’ values has kept too many of us too silent for too long. These values do exist, are personified in real people, and Elizabeth Warren is among the proofs! Continue reading

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Houses In Our Time: Costs, Choices, Wants, Needs

This New York Post article by David Streitfeld, “Building is Booming in a City of Empty Houses” certainly reminds me that not all of us view the world similarly, and perhaps don’t even live on the same planet! Continue reading

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Grass-roots Economic Power

We still have tremendous “mass movement power”. Our choices matter, carry immeasureable weight — the way we choose to think about “life”, including all human life, and all earthly life, has always made a difference. Continue reading

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Halloween and Holiday Consumer Beliefs

What do we believe about holiday celebration, what do holidays offer that is timeless? One of the best things they offer is shared community, shared fun. Dollars spent need have nothing to do with either of these! Continue reading

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What’s a Bureaucracy and Why Should We Care? Part 1/3

Bureaucracy, corporation, government, as understood and experienced by consumer and citizen … why we should care… Continue reading

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Labor Day, Labor’s Value, Labor ‘s Gift

Labor Day, definition of labor, definition of laborer, myths about labor, labor myths, American laborer health care … Continue reading

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America – A Nation of “Clumps” ?

No defining statement of “American identity” can be made these days except … the importance to the individual of … ‘clump membership’.
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Advertising, Public Relations, Politics, History

manipulation .. advertising … election, historical manipulation in democracratic governments … Continue reading

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