7 Adam Curtis World Quotes

” Documentaries shouldn’t just reflect the world: they should try and explain why reality is like it is. “


” At its heart, ‘South Park’ has a touching faith in human beings: that despite their absurdities and flaws, people have the capacity to create a better world. “


” Al-Qaida became the new Soviet Union, and in the process, Bin Laden became a demonic, terrifyingly powerful figure brooding in a cave while he controlled and directed the al-Qaida network throughout the world. In this way, a serious but manageable terrorist threat became grossly exaggerated. “


” One of the main functions of politicians – and journalists – is to simplify the world for us. “


” I have always thought that pandas, in evolutionary terms, are the most sophisticated animals in the world. They cannot look after themselves, they are useless at reproducing. But to compensate, they have managed to persuade the most advanced creatures on the planet – human beings – to care for their every need. “


” The latest rule is: you cannot have protectionism – otherwise you will get a world war. Other rules say you cannot have collective ideas that involve the surrender of the individual to the group – otherwise, you get totalitarianism or, even worse, religion. “


” BP is accused of destroying the wildlife and coastline of America, but if you look back into history, you find that BP did something even worse to America. They gave the world Ayatollah Khomeini. “



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Al-Qaida became the new Soviet Union, and in the process, Bin Laden became a demonic, terrifyingly powerful figure brooding in a cave while he controlled and directed the al-Qaida network throughout the world. In this way, a serious but manageable terrorist threat became grossly exaggerated.
One of the main functions of politicians - and journalists - is to simplify the world for us.
I have always thought that pandas, in evolutionary terms, are the most sophisticated animals in the world. They cannot look after themselves, they are useless at reproducing. But to compensate, they have managed to persuade the most advanced creatures on the planet - human beings - to care for their every need.
The latest rule is: you cannot have protectionism - otherwise you will get a world war. Other rules say you cannot have collective ideas that involve the surrender of the individual to the group - otherwise, you get totalitarianism or, even worse, religion.
BP is accused of destroying the wildlife and coastline of America, but if you look back into history, you find that BP did something even worse to America. They gave the world Ayatollah Khomeini.
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