In this video, Adam Curtis discusses how different groups of people have used the idea of "hypernormalization" to create their own version of the "ideal world." He discusses how this idea is a dangerous illusion that will ultimately lead to disillusionment and disillusioned politics.
This video discusses how the West created a false story about Gaddafi in order to improve relations and get sanctions lifted.
Adam Curtis discusses how the internet has allowed for a more globalized world, but also how it has led to the rise of fake news and the normalization of trauma. He argues that the 2016 US presidential election was won by Donald Trump thanks to his manipulation of social media, and that the Brexit campaign led to the rise of fascism in Europe.