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Interesting Discussion Topics Series: “The Century of the Self”.

Hosted by the Consul of the Houston Culture Quest Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 23 Sep 18:00 - 20:00

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TOPIC of DISCUSSION for this event: “The Century of the Self”.

The Century of the Self is a Protected content television documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. It focuses on the work of psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud, and PR consultant Edward Bernays. In episode one, Curtis says, "This series is about how those in power have used Freud's theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy."

See the entire documentary at this link:

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REQUIREMENT: You will need to watch this documentary beforehand so that you know about the subject matter we will be discussing. Please note that the documentary has 4 episodes for a total of 4 hours of watching!

This is a DISCUSSION SERIES about different topics from different areas of life and, of course, from all over the world. Over time we will cover all kinds of topics.

RULES of the event: Please come with the idea in mind that we will be discussing about the above topic over drinks or dinner. You don’t have to make any special preparation. Just come by and let us know what you think. In a respectful manner.

As we begin discussing different topics, keep in mind that each of your arguments should be convincing. Try not to just bring out points, but actually speak in-depth and give reasons as to why you feel the way you do. You might get nervous, but remember that people are genuinely interested in what you have to say.

See you there! Happy discussion!