Category: Human Nature

I Met the Walrus

In 1969, a 14 year old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennons hotel room in Toronto and convinced him to do an interview. 38 years later an animated short film was made called I Met the Walrus using the original interview recording as the soundtrack. During the interview Lennon makes some interesting […]

Oneness of the Eastern Heart and the Western Mind

Title: The Oneness of the Eastern Heart and the Western Mind (Part 1, 2 and 3) Author: Sri Chinmoy Publisher: Agni Press Internet location (free pdf): ASIN: B000MJPI2E This is a compilation of transcripts from the Sri Chinmoy international lecture series at various universities. The lectures cover a wide variety of philosophical […]

The Corporation

Title: The Corporation Director: Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott Distributor: Big Picture Media Corporation This documentary is about one of the most influential institutions of today – the corporation. It looks at how corporations are treated as legal persons, what responsibilities they should have and whether there is a conflict between corporate and human rights. […]

Century of the Self

Title: Century of the Self Director: Adam Curtis Distributor: BBC From the producers: The Century of the Self tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the United States. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests? Sigmund Freud’s work into the […]