Videos about Philosophy
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Maya Angelou - Human Family
Human Family - I note the obvious differences in the human family. Some of us are serious, some thrive on comedy. Some declare their lives are lived as true profundity, and...
A New Story for Humanity
The film was inspired by the New Story Summit at the Findhorn Foundation: a sold-out multicultural, multigenerational enquiry into a new story for humanity, attended by change...
What Is Autonomy
Welcome to the very first "A is for Anarchy" a monthly video series that breaks down anarchist concepts, theories and thoughts. On this episode we look at the concept of...
(#32) JAKE - Driftologist
Take 60 second to meet Jake, an Arctic Driftologist and Triple Amputee. Jake lost his legs and hand 6 years ago in a snow storm in Greenland. He overcame this obstacle and...
The Truth
The tiny seed of Truth is found in every human being. Similarly to the seed of a tree, the tiny seed contains great potentials. If the spiritual Seeker protects and nourishes...
(#30) WOLFGANG - Clockmaker
"It's all about time" says Wolfgang.  Take 60 seconds to meet Wolfgang, an Austrian clockmaker. With passion and patience he has brought an old clock-museum back to life, one...
(#29) MEREKINGI - Māori Teen
Do you live in the moment? Take 60-seconds to meet Merekingi, a Māori teenager living in New Zealand. She reflects on the little things we stress about everyday and whether or...
Where Were You When You Fell In Love With Nature?
Marine scientist and ocean advocate Wallace "J." Nichols explores the neuroscience of our brains on nature, and posits that our love of the natural world holds the key to...
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
In addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years. In this video Professor Angelou recites her poem, "And Still I Rise,"...
What The World Desperately Needs: A Vision Of A Global Peace Culture Based On Trust
"Trust is the basis on which life heals. There is no deeper vision than the vision of a world in which trust reigns between all beings." The video is inspired by the english...
The Mindful Revolution
Melli O’Brien of MrsMindfulness.com has gathered over 30 of the world’s leading experts on meditation and mindfulness for a series of online interviews, practice sessions and...
DREAM: A Spoken Word Meditation For When Life Is Kicking Your Ass
If life is kicking your ass and the general un-coolness of everybody on planet erf is making you want to off yourself, TALK to someone: 800-273-8255 (national suicide...
Inner Peace to World Peace (2015)
Can we really create peace in the world? Made for World Peace Day, join UPLIFT on a journey into peace in this inspiring new film.
Time Is Art (Saint's & Poets Clip)
"The artists task is to save the soul of mankind and anything less is a dithering while Rome burns." - Terrence McKenna The feature documentary film follows the journey of a...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #25 - TANA
NEW ZEALAND - Wellington - Tana is a self taught Māori wood carver. As a little boy he admired his ancestors pictures hanging in the living room. He would stare at their...
Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation
The Occupy Wall Street movement and protest movements around the world are evidence of a new era of intergenerational activists seeking deeper spiritual meaning in their quest...
Rose Pere: We Believe In The Oneness of Everything That Exists
At her home just north of Tuai, a small town in the mountains of the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand, Dr. Rangimarie Turuki Rose Pere shares some of the beliefs of her...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #24 - RORY
NEW ZEALAND - Wellington - Rory used to have a precise life plan until he decided to walk for 6 months down the length of New Zealand. This experience changed his perception of...
Noam Chomsky on the (in)compatibility of Democracy and Capitalism
Noam Chomsky on the relationship between capitalism and democracy. Deleted scene from the documentary "Can We Do It Ourselves?"
HUMAN POSTCARDS #2 - BRUCE
NEW ZEALAND - Franz Josef - Bruce is a dairy farmer in Franz Josef, New Zealand. In the busiest parts of the year, he can work over 100 hours per week. To unwind after a long...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #5 - FATHER MIKE
NEW ZEALAND - Whataroa - Father Mike is not a conventional small town priest, although we encountered him in a small town church. He embraced his call to be a Marist father at...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #9 - ARDOUIN
NEW ZEALAND - Wanaka - Ardouin lives two lives, one as a part of a team designing beautiful diamond engagement rings, and the other as a firefighter for the Wanaka Volunteer...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #13 - BORIS
NEW ZEALAND - Stewart Island Boris works part time at a Fish & Chip shop on Stewart Island, perhaps the most southern Fish & Chip shop in the world. He reminds us to not judge...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #15 - BLAIR
NEW ZEALAND - The Catlins - Along a winding road on The Catlins Coast, we discovered Blair's incredible world, a gallery of wonders and strange automata he has created out of...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #17 - JAMES
NEW ZEALAND - Dunedin - James was destined for a career in construction, but at 20 years old, one event changed his life forever. He shares with us what this experience has...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #22 - PHYLLIS
NEW ZEALAND - Napier Phyllis works night-shifts in a hospital as a nurse aid. She tells us about the first time she saw death in the eyes. SUBTITLES AVAILABLE FRENCH/ENGLISH...
Unity: Not The Same, But Equal (2015)
Seven years in the making, the new documentary, UNITY, takes an in-depth look at what it truly means to be human. Writer/Director Shaun Monson (EARTHLINGS), collaborates with...
Kensho - Dreaming with Alan Watts
Short film dreamt by Aaron Paradox, narrated by Alan Watts.  Let's suppose that you were able, every night, to dream any dream you wanted to dream, and that you could for...
Our Existence is Weird and Wonderful says Alan Watts
"Existence is relationship, and you are smack in the middle of it ."
The Anarchist Ideal Summed Up Beautifully in 7 Minutes
This 7-minute clip from Engines of Domination discusses the abolition of armed central authority and what kind of world that would make possible -- a world of peaceful...
HUMAN POSTCARDS #10 - MATHIAS
NEW ZEALAND - Queenstown - Mathias is a busker in Queenstown. In 2009, after 7 years of studying business & management, he taught himself to play piano and began to pursue his...
Every Morning This Man Gets $84,600. Every Night He Goes Broke...
This short film is so powerful and inspiring. Since watching it I have tried my best to make every second count. - Kasim Khan ”Take every day and take every moment and make...
Satish Kumar on "What Is a Sacred Place?"
Satish Kumar brings a Hindu, Buddhist and Jain perspective to the definition of "sacred place." We found his explanation so compelling that we edited a three-minute piece...
The School of Life: Capitalism (2015)
Welcoming and insightful in both approach and tone, this compilation of short videos named Capitalism tackles various aspects of capitalistic ideals from a surprisingly human...
The Important Difference Between Love and Being Loved
We talk of love as if it were just one thing: in fact, it’s two very different moves, Loving and Being Loved. You start to grow up when you stop focusing on the latter and get...
Can We Do It Ourselves? (2015)
Within modern life exists a paradox: we celebrate democracy as a political system, but not as an economic system, even though our workplaces have a far greater impact on our...
The Battle For Compassion (2015)
The Battle for Compassion is a film by Jonathan Leighton about what matters and how we can have greater impact in shaping a gentler future for our planet. The film draws on key...
Transformational Festivals Panel #2 - "New Ways Of The Sacred"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “New Ways Of The Sacred” LIVE at 7:20pm May 6th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART III. Part III of The Bloom “New Ways of...
Terence McKenna: Reclaim Your Mind
Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 -- April 3, 2000) was a modern philosopher, whose main interest was psychedelics and their role in society and existence beyond the...
Films For Action & The Bloom: Transformational Festivals Panel - "Practicing The New World"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “Practicing The New World” LIVE at 7:00pm April 29th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART II  Part II of The Bloom explores...
Thich Nhat Hanh - Body & Mind Are One
An Online Training Course in Mindfulness...
Satyagraha Truth Force (2014)
** BREAKING NEWS ON THIS STORY 22 May 2015** Swami Shivanand has decided to give up his life because of destructive mining and development on the sacred Ganges River. He has...
Charles Eisenstein: The Story of Interbeing
Charles Eisenstein explains how the real power we have to create change comes from stepping into a new story he calls The Story of Interbeing. Live on stage at UPLIFT 2014 in...
Why You'll Be Happier When You Give Up The Blame Game
You are probably a bit of a blamer - most of us are. But why should we give it up? In this witty RSA Short, inspirational thinker Brené Brown considers why we blame others, how...
Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness
"Beyond Right & Wrong" looks at areas of conflict around the world and asks what it takes to forgive, and what it takes to ask for forgiveness under the most difficult of...
What Is Marxism? (Karl Marx + Super Mario Bros.) - 8-Bit Philosophy
If you want a 4 minute summary of Marxism, this is as good as any. Because people should probably have a basic idea of what it actually is.
Protecting the Source, Inspiring the Future: The Story of Pachamama Alliance
The Pachamama Alliance is a non-profit organization working to create a just, thriving and sustainable world for all. Our work started in the Amazon rainforest with a call from...
The Humanism of Star Trek
No piece of art or entertainment has meant more to me than "Star Trek." It continues to have a profound effect on my life and the manner in which I perceive the world around...
Terry Crews on Manhood, Feminism & the Mindset That Leads to Rape
These days we're talking a lot about gender: about sexism, discrimination, sexual assault, and gender roles. Actor, author and former NFL Football player Terry Crews, who is...
The Art of Happiness
Based on Dalai Lama's book "Art of happiness". A short illustration of the reckless but powerful human mind. Footage from a trip to India and Nepal in 2012. Shot and cut by...