Media & Arts
Russell Brand discusses the potential accuracy of how the future (year 2045) is depicted in the new film Mad Max Fury Road. He also details some of the things happening in our world today that will lead to a Mad Max future — unless we do something to change the disastrous course we are on.
10 years ago I used to voraciously follow the news. I had an insatiable appetite for educating thick-headed people about some truths as to why America went to war with Iraq. I stood on my soap box and hurled information and handled adverse commentary like Wonder Woman.
Individuals can transmute from dull repetitive ‘thought’ into ascended golden thinking, but as our minds are freed, one at a time, we ultimately find that our broader society is embedded with a series of norms and structures – of Matrices and Caves – that perpetuate false imagery, preserving the status quo from the ‘threat’ of individual thinking.
PlantPure Nation exposes powerful forces opposed to the plant-based diet. It tackles the issues of the declining family farm and emerging food deserts, monopolies on modern medicine, and the challenges of getting plant-based nutrition included in the political process. It was filmed across the US and includes world-renowned experts, doctors and authors.
One of the greatest things about the Internet is how it’s made autodidactism (self-education) easier and more accessible than ever. There’s been an influx of well-designed educational websites in recent years that cater to the more interactive needs of modern students. Even better, they’re all free. As such, here are some of the best places on the Internet for you to get your learn on.
Film has the power to transform lives. Where better to midwife the rising trend in conscious cinema than Sedona, Arizona, home to mind-body-spirit revolutionaries among the red rocks. The second annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival expects to draw an attendance of 3,500 May 27-31. Three state-of-the-art Sedona venues will premier 22 world-class films and offer additional activities.
According to Ralph, the media is playing us by framing a drama that emphasizes fear and conflict. But there are other stories behind the scenes. Four touching ones that he shares are: 1) An African-American man stands in front of a police line in a protective stance, pushing rioters back and repeatedly saying, “Don’t give them a reason.”
Legendary music icon Neil Young will be taking a stand against Monsanto in his latest album release, The Monsanto Years. In a move that highlights just how far awareness on the issue of Monsanto’s toxic creations has come, Young will be working with the Willie Nelson sons in highlighting Monsanto’s activities within the new album.
In Planetary, a new thought-provoking documentary, director Guy Reid seeks to inspire a shift in how we view our connection to nature. Watch the trailer…
“(T)EFFOR” is an explosive new film that shines a bright light on the FBI’s shadowy use of informants in its counterterrorism sting operations. These undercover operatives are meant to root out would-be terrorists before they attack. Since 9/11, they have been used to prosecute at least 158 people. But critics argue they often target the wrong people, “including those with intellectual and mental disabilities, and the indigent.”
The sub-genre of futuristic dystopian societies (generally contained within the larger genre of science fiction) has always been popular, but recently became increasingly mainstream due to the success of Young Adult franchises such as The Hunger Games and the Divergent series.
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In this highly inspirational music video, “The Miracle Is You,” Kute Blackson takes us on a journey that opens our eyes to the fact that we can stop looking all around us for a miracle to ‘happen’, because we ourselves are a miracle – a moving, living muti-faceted miracle of life itself.