[docu] How The ‘Ecosystem’ Myth Has Been Used For Sinister Means … Adam Curtis on the history behind self-organising systems … ‘Field Marshal Smuts was one of the most powerful men in the British empire. He ruled South Africa for the British empire and he exercised power ruthlessly. When the Hottentots refused to pay their dog licences Smuts sent in planes to bomb them. As a result the black people hated him. But Smuts also saw himself as a philosopher – and he had a habit of walking up to the tops of mountains, taking off all his clothes, and dreaming up new theories about how nature and the world worked.’

Adam Curtis: How The ‘Ecosystem’ Myth Has Been Used For Sinister Means

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 10:15 am and is filed under Adam Curtis, Documentaries, History.

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