Part 3 Tehre is police in my head

In the third episode of Adam Curtis’ The Century of Self, he examines the backlash to the Freudian outlook that people’s irrational minds must be controlled for the good of society.

Led by one of Freud’s students, Wilhelm Reich, this new group of scientists encouraged the opposite of total mind control: the full expression of one’s individual self.

It was a liberating approach and direction to take, but one that would prove just as sinister for society.

Part 3: “There is a Policeman Inside All Our Heads; He Must Be Destroyed”

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