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The Power of Nightmares

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The Power of Nightmares, subtitled The Rise of the Politics of Fear, is a three part documentary by Adam Curtis. The films argues that the threat of radical Islamism as a massive, sinister organised force of destruction, specifically in the form of al-Qaeda, is a myth perpetrated by politicians in many countries an attempt to unite and inspire their people following the failure of earlier, more utopian ideologies.

The Power of Nightmares Trailer
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All watched over by machines of loving grace
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Part 2 - The Phantom Victory - by Adam Curtis
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Part 3 - The Shadows in the Cave - by Adam Curtis
59 min