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War On Our World [Video]

Posted March 6, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

Summary War on Our World from Dominoes Falling Productions, is a feature length documentary using a collaboration of various material. The film examines war, imperialism and some of the causes and consequences of this, with a particular look at the Military-Industrial complex. An aim of the film is to help inspire peace. The film starts […]

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The Big Question: Why Am I Me? [Video]

Posted January 8, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

Summary There are 6 billion people on the planet. Every single one of them are unique individual. We each have thoughts and ideas and memories and feelings. What is happening in your brain when talking and listening? This is not about mechanics of speaking, listening and understanding a language. This is about subjective sensation of […]

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Why Reading Matters [Video]

Posted January 2, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

Summary Science writer Rita Carter tells the story of how modern neuroscience has revealed that reading, something most of us take for granted, unlocks remarkable powers. Carter explains how the classic novel Wuthering Heights allows us to step inside other minds and understand the world from different points of view, and she wonders whether the […]

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What The Bleep Do We Know [Video]

Posted December 17, 2011 by Heit & Cheri

Summary This hard-to-describe movie, which combines talking-head documentary footage with a fictional narrative, attempts to explain quantum physics in terms most audiences can understand. The extent to which it succeeds will largely be the extent to which a viewer grasps the complex theories being addressed in those terms. Does matter exist? Does time flow in […]

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The War On Democracy [Video]

Posted December 16, 2011 by Heit & Cheri

Summary The War on Democracy is a 2007 documentary film directed by Christopher Martin and John Pilger. Focusing on the political state of Latin America, the film is intended as a rebuke of both the United States’ intervention in foreign countries’ domestic politics, and its “War on Terrorism”. The film was first released in the […]

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Why We Fight [Video]

Posted December 15, 2011 by Heit & Cheri

Summary Why We Fight, directed by Eugene Jarecki, is a 2006 documentary film about the military–industrial complex. The title refers to the World War II-era eponymous propaganda movies commissioned by the U.S. Government to justify their decision to enter the war against the Axis Powers. Why We Fight was first screened at the 2005 Sundance […]

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