In more current words, this means all Apple workers should own an equal share of the pie rather than work 20 hour days in abject conditions in a Chinese factory. It affects who you are inside, sort of psychologically? Hughes also notes astutely that in writing the Communist Manifesto, his big ideas were already calcifying into ideology. Talking to his patients inspired his radical understanding of the unconscious mind, as a repository of hidden repressed emotions and irrational primal desires. It begins with the narrative of the publication of. In Paris he first formulated his explosive analysis of capitalism and its corrosive effects on human nature.
The film was directed by and. In Brussels he co-authored the Communist Manifesto with Frederick Engels. Directed by and produced at the Banff Center for the Arts, Alberta, Canada. . Marxism is the most influential methods of socioeconomic analysis ever, and has shaped the past century like no other ideology. Meanwhile in Japan, designers at Sony were shrinking radios from pocket-size to palm-size, paving the way for the ultimate in portable lifestyle-the Walkman.
Himself, professor of political theory, University of Bristol. In our vocabulary - repression, penis envy, the Freudian slip - and in the freedom we take for granted, to talk openly about our deepest feelings and insecurities. Drawing on expert opinion, and new evidence, Bettany reveals the flesh-and-blood man and his groundbreaking ideas. The Genius of Invention season 1 episode 1 Power Every time we switch on a light or boil a kettle we rely on power to do it. In Europe, the 'modern movement' promoted the virtues of the machine and the machine-made with theories and products like open-plan living, the fitted kitchen and tubular steel furniture which have become absorbed into the mainstream of the designed world. Yet his ideas would generate one of the most influential, and divisive ideologies in history. I love it when design doesn't change.
Communism shaped around collectively-owned communes will supposedly bring an end to injustice. He saw capitalism as an uncontrollable and unsatisfiable beast, flawed by its very nature because dependent on never-ending growth. However, his philosophies would eventually form the bedrock of Chinese culture, with many of his principles of tradition surviving to this day. The script is also based on a novel by. Then Marx, persecuted by the authorities for their views, must flee with his family to London. In London, his obsessive theorizing dragged his family into poverty and tragedy.
Marx once wrote of his peers: philosophers have interpreted the world in different ways. Bettany Hughes travels to China on the trail of Confucius, a great sage of Chinese history whose ideas have fundamentally shaped the country of his birth for around 2,500 years. They're not even really divine, 0:07:29 0:07:32 they're just natural forces, a bit like gravity in a sense. Our outlook of the world hence, must be understood in the context of the unequal relationship between working classes and the minority profiting from their struggle. It was this that made him vulnerable to interpretation, and as a result his thoughts - which warned against the very notion of a political system like totalitarianism - were manipulated to strengthen its ideals. I mean, it's interesting cos he doesn't sell himself 0:26:32 0:26:35 as an innovator, but he was.
She also highlights how his contributions as one of the founders of Western philosophy did not please his detractors, as his outspoken defence of his beliefs ultimately led to his execution. Their weapon - the power of their minds. Himself, writer and broadcaster on economics. Drawing on expert opinion and new evidence, Bettany reveals the flesh-and-blood man and his groundbreaking ideas. Line From To This is the 19th century. He's saying actually focus first 0:24:39 0:24:42 on the here and now and on those who are still around you in 0:24:42 0:24:44 the day-to-day before you start to think about those who are long dead. But many people at that time did not agree with him.
In Paris, he first formulated his explosive analysis of capitalism and its corrosive effects on human nature. As with that series, this film was stymied by too restrictive a focus on giving a blow-by-blow account of a life, rather than on the intellectual achievement for which it is celebrated. A pioneer in the study of the human mind, Freud's psychoanalytic methods addressed emotional issues, seldom even discussed in the 19th century. Herself, author of 'Eleanor Marx: A Life'. It's tough now, 0:41:36 0:41:38 it was really, really tough in the middle of the 19th century. The revolutionary fire of the masses 0:52:20 0:52:24 'was finally unleashed.
Features interviews with star designers like Philippe Starck and creatives from Apple and Ford; as well as design fans like Stephen Fry. In Brussels he co-authored the Communist Manifesto with Frederick Engels. Confucius continued the Zhou tradition that a ruler has 0:35:02 0:35:07 the right to rule because heaven has clearly given them 0:35:07 0:35:11 the power and the authority. From the desperate improvisation of the Sten gun, turned out in huge numbers by British toy-makers, to the deadly elegance of the all-wood Mosquito fighter-bomber, described as 'the finest piece of furniture ever made', the stories behind these products reveal how definitions of good design shift dramatically when national survival is at stake. Designers also played a decisive role in making the world-changing power of computer and digital technology available to the masses through the design of keyboards, the mouse and the 'desktop'. Herself, philosopher and academic, University of Sheffield.
It tells the story of design from the Industrial Revolution through 20s modernism, the swinging 60s, the designer 80s and up to the present day. And a sign that heaven has taken it away 0:35:19 0:35:23 is natural disasters, massive earthquakes, floods. Born to an affluent Prussian family, Marx became an angry, idealistic radical, constantly on the run for his political agitating and incendiary writing. One lifetime wouldn't be enough. Herself, lecturer in history of political thought, King's College London.
Yet his ideas would generate one of the most influential, and divisive, ideologies in history. I can't recommend it enough. It's the only world view he knows. In his theory, capitalism represents the final necessary stage of history before the switch to a perfect communist society. Directed by Gernot Jaeger and Carsten Jaeger.