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We live in a time of great uncertainty and confusion. Events keep happening that seem inexplicable and out of control. Donald Trump, Brexit, the War in Syria, the endless migrant crisis, random bomb attacks. And those who are supposed to be in power are…

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Episode 3: The Monkey in the Machine This episode looks into the selfish gene theory invented by William Hamilton, which holds that humans are machines controlled by genes. Curtis also covers the source of ethnic conflict that was created by Belgian…

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Episode 2: The Use and Abuse of Vegetational Concepts This episode investigates how machine ideas such as cybernetics and systems theory were applied to natural ecosystems, and how this relates to the false idea that there is a balance of nature.…

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Episode 1: Love and Power In the first episode, Curtis traces the effects of Ayn Rand’s ideas on American financial markets, particularly via the influence on Alan Greenspan. Ayn Rand was born in Russia and moved to America in 1928. She worked for Cecil…

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With exclusive behind-the-scenes access, BBC Horizon follows the highs and lows of an extraordinary story in particle physics. In June 2015, teams at CERN started running the large hadron collider at the highest energy ever. Rumours quickly emerged that…

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Watch historians, along with George R.R. Martin, explore the interweaving inspirations of the actual players in the era known as “The Wars of the Roses” and other historical events in this two-part series titled The Real History Behind Game of Thrones.

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Autopsy is a television series of HBO’s America Undercover documentary series. Dr. Michael Baden, a real-life forensic pathologist, is the primary analyst, and has been personally involved in many of the cases that are reviewed.

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Louis Theroux: Behind Bars is a television documentary written and presented by Louis Theroux about one of America’s most notorious prisons, San Quentin. There, he meets and speaks to serial murderers, gang members, at-risk inmates and guards. The film…

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What happens to your memories if nobody shares them with you?  Does it make them less real?  Austrian painter and video artist Kevin Kopacka and his twin brother, documentary filmmaker Raoul Kopacka, try to answer this question in their movie “For Those…

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From a small Italian community in 15th century Florence, the Medici family would rise to rule Europe in many ways. Using charm, patronage, skill, duplicity and ruthlessness, they would amass unparalleled wealth and unprecedented power. They would also…
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