Just watched amazing video, “The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom” a 2007 BBC documentary that details the ideological underpinnings of the modern conservative movement. Shows how the movement grew out of the Cold War with a dark and distrustful vision of humans as selfish, isolated and suspicious creatures — and how they used this concept to try and form a new type of free society. A society in which the language of freedom would be used in a way that that ultimately made people less free.

The Trap, pt. 1 “F**k You Buddy”

The Trap, pt. 2 “The Lonely Robot”

The Trap, pt. 3, “We Will Force You to Be Free”

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