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*RAY MEARS* EXTREME SURVIVAL – ARCTIC


I didn’t give up and searched forever until I found this video that was not with a copyright on it and with Ray Mears at his best again.
I have seen many documentaries but he’s one among the best!
Enjoy it 🙂

Susan Cain: The power of introverts: TED TALKS: documentary,lecture,talk


This is a tribute to all the introverts… A reminder to appreciate the hidden genius that comes forth if you accept and love who you are 🙂
I accidentally got on this unique TED show (which I find quite fascinating thanks mostly to the bloggers I follow, who post quite regularly the popular ones.)
I hope you enjoy the depth and philosophical analysis of her speech.
Let me know the impressions it left on you 🙂

Published on Mar 11, 2012
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Susan Cain: The power of introverts: TED TALKS: documentary,lecture,talk

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.

Our world prizes extroverts — but Susan Cain makes a case for the quiet and contemplative.

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TED shares the best ideas from the TED Conference with the world for free, licensed under Creative Commons.
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Bill Moyers interview with Ursula K. LeGuin about “Lathe of Heaven”


There are interviews where you immediately shut off when the interviewer
starts asking his questions to the interviewee.

Others where you feel the chemistry running and are hooked till
the last word is said. This is how I felt when I saw this one with Bill
Moyers interviewing Ursula K. Leguin.

He managed to bring out her rich personality, listening to her is captivating.
She reaches out to the listener and makes them feel a kinship to her ideas about
writing a book, her characters, her peaceful way of thinking about life, growth,
wisdom…

I could go on and on… In short it’s a very interesting video to watch for
those curious about the literate world and professionals.

Enjoy and let me know what YOU think about it 🙂

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Published on May 2, 2012
Bill Moyers intertview with Ursula K. LeGuin concerning the PBS
movie adaptation of her novel “Lathe of Heaven”.

Snow English poem with its original French text Dec. 2012


snow magic! ©copyright2013owpp

snow magic!
©copyright2013owpp


Snow
——

Velvet
Immaculate
Dazzling
Hypnotizing

Serenade your praises
Archangel’s dream
Adorn the branches
Stars in abundance

Black night
Mirror lake
Glittering lights
On a somnolent town

Illuminated day
Numbed nature
Your coat shines
Magic captivated

Mirage of a sojourn
Time of a route
Treasure among duties
Images against a buffer

Sumptuous
Delicate
Ephemeral
Sparkling

The archangels
Psalmody
Your apologia
With ease

I ambition
Pray, negotiate
So that, desire
Transforms, Transposes

I wake up
And marvel
To find myself
In the past

I fall back to sleep
And step out
Of my treasures
My heart implores
____________

Neige
——

Veloutée
Immaculée
Aveuglante
Hypnotisante

Seriner tes louanges
Les archanges rĂŞvent
RevĂŞtir les branches
Étoile en abondance

Nuit noir
Lac miroir
Lumières scintillantes
Sur une ville somnolente

Journée illuminée
Nature engourdi
Ton habit brille
Magie captivée

Mirage d’un séjour
Le temps d’un parcours
Trésors parmi devoirs
Images contre un butoir

Somptueuse
DĂ©licate
Ephémère
Etincelante

Les archanges
Psalmodient
Ton apologie
Avec aisance

J’ambitionne
Prie, négocie
Pour que désire
Se transpose, transforme

Je me réveille
Et m’émerveille
De me trouver
Dans le passé

Je me rendors
Et sort
De mes trésors
Mon cœur implore

TEDTalks (2009) feat. “A New Way To Think About Creativity” Elizabeth Gilbert ( part 1 of 2 )


This is an amazing video to watch for the artists in making or professionals.
She is analytic, witty, funny… and there’s depth and wisdom to top it all.

Enjoy it 🙂

The Biology of belief by the Biologist Bruce Lipton


Here is one Lecture I found fascinating, the other one was, ” The Biology of perception ” which is fascinating too!
Enjoy! 🙂

Harvard: Justice what’s the right thing to do 05


Harvard: Justice what’s the right thing to do 05 ( Michael Sandel )

Uploaded by Harvard on Sep 8, 2009
PART ONE: HIRED GUNS
During the Civil War, men drafted into war had the option of hiring substitutes to fight in their place. Professor Sandel asks students whether they consider this policy just. Many do not, arguing that it is unfair to allow the affluent to avoid serving and risking their lives by paying less privileged citizens to fight in their place. This leads to a classroom debate about war and conscription. Is todays voluntary army open to the same objection? Should military service be allocated by the labor market or by conscription? What role should patriotism play, and what are the obligations of citizenship? Is there a civic duty to serve ones country? And are utilitarians and libertarians able to account for this duty?

PART TWO: MOTHERHOOD: FOR SALE

In this lecture, Professor Sandel examines the principle of free-market exchange in light of the contemporary controversy over reproductive rights. Sandel begins with a humorous discussion of the business of egg and sperm donation. He then describes the case of Baby M”—a famous legal battle in the mid-eighties that raised the unsettling question, Who owns a baby?” In 1985, a woman named Mary Beth Whitehead signed a contract with a New Jersey couple, agreeing to be a surrogate mother in exchange for a fee of $10,000. However, after giving birth, Ms. Whitehead decided she wanted to keep the child, and the case went to court. Sandel and students debate the nature of informed consent, the morality of selling a human life, and the meaning of maternal rights.
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Harvard: justice what’s the right thing to do 04 ( Michael Sandel )


I’ll give you today the first five lectures and will go on another time.
Enjoy!

Uploaded by Harvard on Sep 8, 2009
PART ONE: THIS LAND IS MY LAND
The philosopher John Locke believes that individuals have certain rights so fundamental that no government can ever take them away. These rights—to life, liberty and property—were given to us as human beings in the the state of nature, a time before government and laws were created. According to Locke, our natural rights are governed by the law of nature, known by reason, which says that we can neither give them up nor take them away from anyone else. Sandel wraps up the lecture by raising a question: what happens to our natural rights once we enter society and consent to a system of laws?

PART TWO: CONSENTING ADULTS

If we all have unalienable rights to life, liberty, and property, how can a government enforce tax laws passed by the representatives of a mere majority? Doesnt that amount to taking some peoples property without their consent? Lockes response is that we give our tacit consent to obey the tax laws passed by a majority when we choose to live in a society. Therefore, taxation is legitimate and compatible with individual rights, as long as it applies to everyone and does not arbitrarily single anyone out.
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