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The Oak Tree

George McGavin investigates the highly varied and dramatic life of oak tree. Part science documentary, part historical investigation, this film is a celebration of one of the most iconic trees in the British countryside. It aims to give viewers a sense of what an extraordinary species the oak is and

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The Occupation of the American Mind

"The best answer to propaganda is not counter-propaganda — it’s understanding how propaganda operates so it can’t work on you anymore. that’s what our film does." - Roger Waters, Pink Floyd Co-Founder & Narrator of The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind

Over

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Jeremy Narby

"This is perhaps one of the most important things I learned during this investigation: We see what we believe, and not just the contrary; and to change what we see, it is sometimes necessary to change what we believe."


"Nonetheless, gazing out the train window at a random sample of

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Ideas on Cause and Effect

Question about opportunities and solutions of the "Corona Pandemic" - Ideas on cause and effect

Deutsche Übersetzung

I would like to share some ideas about the causes of the circumstances in the world we live in today, which in my view are much deeper than current politics, media coverage or

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Defamation

“It used to be a universally accepted axiom that the Palestinian Israeli conflict is an intractable and immovable impasse of epic proportion. Its Sisyphean nature cemented its reputation as an insoluble focal point of hatred and endless violence. Such universal truths, of course, derive their power and resonance from within

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Wendell Berry

"The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on

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DamNation

"I don’t know why we keep building these fucking dams,” Adams said in a surprisingly forceful British whisper. “Not only do they cause environmental and social disasters, they, with very few exceptions, all fail to do what they were supposed to do in the first place. Look at the

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Pseudology: The Art of Lying

"We must shift America from a ‘needs’ to a ‘desires’ culture, people must be trained to desire, to want new things even before the old has been completely consumed. We must shape a new mentality in America, man’s desires must overshadow his needs." Paul Mazer, Lehman Brothers (1930)


"The

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Noam Chomsky

"Science is a bit like the joke about the drunk who is looking under a lamppost for a key that he has lost on the other side of the street, because that's where the light is. It has no other choice." - Noam Chomsky


"If we don't believe in freedom

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War & Globalization: The Truth Behind 9/11

"The greatest enemy of the US government is the truth." - Michel Chossudovsky


"The achievements of past struggles and the aspirations of an entire nation are [being] undone and erased.... No Agent Orange or steel pellet bombs, no napalm, no toxic chemicals: a new phase of economic and social (rather

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Bright Green Lies

"Bright Green Lies exposes the hypocrisy of leading environmental groups. It asks the questions most refuse to ask, and in that questioning, uncovers profound truths." - Chris Hedges


"This disturbing but very important book makes clear we must dig deeper than the normal solutions we are offered." - Yvon Chouinard

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Greek Philosophy

"As long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love." - Pythagoras

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The Seeds We Sow

"Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow." - Unknown


"The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer

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Kailash Ecovillage

Rundown apartments reborn as food-forest coliving Agritopia

In 2007, Ole and Maitri Ersson bought the rundown Cabana apartment complex in the city and immediately began to de-pave parking spaces to make space for what today is a huge permaculture coliving space and urban food forest.

Today, the Kailash Ecovillage has

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Food, Earth, Happiness

"The film filled me up with great joy and inspiration...I knew it was going to uplift and give a new perspective to my soul, but I didn't know how deeply it would do those things! I'm going to watch the film today... for the 8th time." – Rafayah Uzzyah, Philadelphia,

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Fools & Dreamers

"The most unrealistic person in the world is the cynic, not the dreamer. Hope only makes sense when it doesn't make sense to be hopeful." - Paul Hawken


"Walking into the forest, you return to your roots. Disconnected from the chaos, you get reconnected with the beat of life. Disengaging

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In Google We Trust

"There is, simply, no way, to ignore privacy. Because a citizenry’s freedoms are interdependent, to surrender your own privacy is really to surrender everyone’s. You might choose to give it up out of convenience, or under the popular pretext that privacy is only required by those who have

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Content, Chris Petit

Christopher Petit's 'Content' is a kind of hypnotic road movie, a meditation on the limbo of middle-age and the flatness of the digital age. The film isn't available for love nor money, so this is my Frankenstein construction from two badly corrupted online sources. The lesser version is from here

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