Archive for the 'Philosophy' Category

How Long is a Piece of String?

• December, 2013

Alan Davies attempts to answer the proverbial question: how long is a piece of string? But what appears to be a simple task soon turns into a mind-bending voyage of discovery where nothing is as it seems. An encounter with leading mathematician Marcus du Sautoy reveals that Alan’s short length of string may in fact be infinitely long. When Alan attempts to measure his string at the atomic scale, events take an even stranger turn. Not only do objects appear in many places at once,

In pot we trust

• December, 2013

In pot we Trust .::. <<video>>

Rupert Sheldrake – The Science Delusion

• October, 2013

Banned TED Talk. RUPERT SHELDRAKE, Ph.D. (born 28 June 1942) is a biologist and author of more than 80 scientific papers and ten books. A former Research Fellow of the Royal Society, he studied natural sciences at Cambridge University, where he was a Scholar of Clare College, took a double first class honours degree and was awarded the University Botany Prize. He then studied philosophy and history of science at Harvard University, where he was a Frank Knox Fellow, before returning to Cambridge, where he

Culture in Decline | Episode #6 – Tale of Two Worlds

• September, 2013

In this final episode of the season, Dr. Peter Joseph shows off his fresh new Time Machine, guiding the audience through a vision of two possible futures. The first exploring the current trends that just may lead us all into vast new levels of decline; The second showing what the world could be…if anyone actually gave a damn to make it happen. ;) Louie the Logic Gremlin is sleeping; Bob is Dead.

Okupacion

• May, 2013

Squatted social centers are proliferating all across Europe. Ordinary people are occupying empty buildings in urban areas, turning them into free, open and public space. Alongside music and art collectives, concerts, food co-operatives and community gardens one also finds construction workshops, child care, language classes, political talks and even legal advice on social and economic rights. These community activities are indicative of burgeoning social and political autonomist movements, emerging from within the walls of these occupied buildings. Watch this, urban publicization of, space. Thanks to

Waking Life

• February, 2013

imdb excerpt: A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe. storyline: Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself? Waking Life follows the dream(s) of one man and his attempt to find and discern the absolute difference between waking life and the dreamworld. While trying to figure out a way to wake up, he runs into many people on his way; some of which offer one sentence asides on life, others delving

Trance-Formation

• February, 2013

Exposing the Meme that enslaves Society.

Reggie Watts: A send-off in style

• January, 2013

Youtube excerpt: Reggie Watts, the final performer on the PopTech 2011 stage, sends the audience off in style with his characteristic blend of wry improvisational humor and unpredictable musical riffs. Using only his microphone and a looping machine, Watts creates a brilliant pastiche of the conference and brings the conference attendees to their feet to dance.

The Venus Project

• January, 2013

Wikipedia excerpt: The Venus Project is an organization started by self-educated structural engineer, industrial designer, and futurist Jacque Fresco. Fresco’s project aims to restructure society through worldwide utilization of a theoretical design that he calls a resource-based economy. Those ideas use a version of sustainable cities, energy efficiency, natural resource management and advanced automation with a global socio-economic system based on social cooperation and scientific methodology. You can find out more here: http://www.thevenusproject.com/

We The Tiny House People

• December, 2012

Documentary: Small Homes, Tiny Flats & Wee Shelters TV producer and Internet-video personality Kirsten Dirksen invites us on her journey into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon coops. Kirsten Dirksen is co-founder of faircompanies.com and a Huffington Post blogger. She has worked for MTV, Oxygen, The Travel Channel and Sundance Channel. Her documentaries include “Searching for Da Vinci’s Secret” and “Translating Genocide: Journey to

Culture in Decline – All Episodes

• December, 2012

Episode #1 “What Democracy?” Episode #2 “Economics 101” Episode #3 “C.V.D.” Episode #4 “War On Nature” Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!” Episode #6 – “Tale of Two Worlds” FROM THE CREATOR OF THE ZEITGEIST FILM SERIES COMES THE WORST REALITY SHOW OF ALL TIME: THE REAL ONE

The Fruits of Dystopia – Sea Movies

• August, 2012

The Fruits of Dystopia – Sea Movies from www.KORDUROY.tv on Vimeo. "The Fruits of Dystopia" is a short film about having fun in a less than perfect world. Cyrus Sutton explores an escape from modern trappings through excerpts from class dystopian novels "1984," A Brave New World," and Fahrenheit 451."

Fight For Your Right… To Party!!! RIP MCA!

• May, 2012

Dedicated to MCA… One who absolutely is part of some great memories and seeds of thought The Guardian article:: Rapper Adam Yauch, a third of the trailblazing hip-hop act the Beastie Boys, has died aged 47. Yauch, who performed as MCA, had been in treatment for cancer since 2009 after discovering a tumor in his parotid gland. The band’s management posted a lengthy statement on the Beastie Boys website: It is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director Adam “MCA”