Living in an Unreal World  

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"One Soviet writer called it hypernormalisation.


"You have become trapped in an echo chamber, where all you see and hear is you. You go into an office sit at a desk, but maybe it is a fake job, your real job is shopping. The true factories of our time are the shopping malls. That is where the real hard work is done."

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

"Living in an Unreal World" (2016) is a short film ny Adam Curtis made for VICE Media about the illusion of stability, freedom, and prosperity in the West, comparing it to life in the Soviet Union during the 1970s.

It features footage of a man who set himself on fire.

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