says Adam Curtis "we all have to work much harder to weigh up the different versions of the truth that are being presented to us."
"My aim was to say to people: *Look, have you thought of it this way?*
as a means of encouraging them to question the received wisdom they are told by governments and the media."
"You don't have to agree with my argument, but what I do hope is that the basic journalism and evidence in the programmes will make people see how weak and partial the official version is."
"In a bewildering and confusing time I think that is proper public service broadcasting."
extract from... Power of Nightmares re-awakened
Viewers were invited to put their questions to Adam Curtis.
Here he responds to some of those correspondents....