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Saturday, June 02, 2012

The Truman Show as DSM V Category

1998:  The Truman Show.
2000:  Life, The Movie.
2012:  The Truman Show Delusion:  Psychosis in the Global Village
Conclusions:  “Cultural studies of delusion have important contributions to make to the cognitive theory of delusion.”
Rewind to March, 1969:  “If we understand the revolutionary transformations caused by new media, we can anticipate and control them.  But if we continue in our self-induced subliminal trance, we will be their slaves.”

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