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Generation Zero
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I recently spent a stomach-churning 90 minutes watching Steve Bannon's 2009 documentary Generation Zero.  An abstract describes his film thusly:

"The current economic crisis is not a failure of capitalism, but a failure of culture. Generation Zero explores the cultural roots of the global financial meltdown--beginning with the narcissism of the 1960's, spreading like a virus through the self-indulgent 1990's and exploding across the world in the present economic cataclysm."

 As patently ideological as it is, and as specious as some of its conclusions are, especially with respect to federal deficits and the printing of money, I intend to watch it again.  If anyone else cares to do so, here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3SLtP10NQ8

The documentary does get a few things right, and there exist a number of film reviews, some quite critical (and deservedly so.)  I thought I would post a link to the brief review by The Christian Science Monitor, as it is a newspaper that tends to be more centrist than others:

"Generation Zero Documentary Looks at Another Inconvenient Truth: US Debt"
http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/new-ec...th-US-debt

As a follow-up to this documentary, I would suggest Hedgeye's recent video interview with Neil Howe, posted only a few days ago:

Replay | Inside Bannon's Brain with "The Fourth Turning" Author Neil Howe
https://app.hedgeye.com/insights/57111-i...uthor-neil

I have some strong views about both videos, but I'm most interested to hear from other members of the forum about your takeaways.
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I responded to this on the Bannon thread
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(02-10-2017, 03:27 PM)Mikebert Wrote: I responded to this on the Bannon thread

Which one?
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(02-10-2017, 03:34 PM)TeacherinExile Wrote:
(02-10-2017, 03:27 PM)Mikebert Wrote: I responded to this on the Bannon thread

Which one?

Trump, Bannon and the Coming Crisis
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Quote:Interesting how those who are vermin are quick to label others as such.

Isn't it, though?  Tongue
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(02-10-2017, 08:44 PM)SomeGuy Wrote:
Quote:Interesting how those who are vermin are quick to label others as such.

Isn't it, though?  Tongue

Yup
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(02-10-2017, 10:57 PM)X_4AD_84 Wrote:
(02-10-2017, 08:44 PM)SomeGuy Wrote:
Quote:Interesting how those who are vermin are quick to label others as such.

Isn't it, though?  Tongue

The key words: "Many Duginists if not vermin, are in danger of becoming that. "

Ok, I agree, just perhaps not in the way that you think.  Tongue
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(02-10-2017, 11:19 PM)SomeGuy Wrote:
(02-10-2017, 10:57 PM)X_4AD_84 Wrote:
(02-10-2017, 08:44 PM)SomeGuy Wrote:
Quote:Interesting how those who are vermin are quick to label others as such.

Isn't it, though?  Tongue

The key words: "Many Duginists if not vermin, are in danger of becoming that. "

Ok, I agree, just perhaps not in the way that you think.  Tongue

-- l don't think he gets it
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