Barry Schwartz: The real crisis? We stopped being wise

http://www.ted.com Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for practical wisdom as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often...

Alan Watts is God for 10 Minutes

In this excerpt from a lecture, Alan Watts plays the role of a “delusional patient” who thinks he’s God. He gets his students to ask him any question they please. The results are...

Don’t Be a Sucker – 1947

In this anti-fascist film produced by US Military in the wake of WWII, the producers deconstructs the politically motivated social engineering of Germany by the Nazi regime. Its argument is just as...

Parrot

In the wake of his brother’s untimely death, a young atheist scrambles for emotional support as the relationship with his deeply religious parents crumbles. After a huge premiere at the Global...

Imagining the Tenth Dimension part 2 of 2

Check out the Scientific American article praising this project! http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2011/08/22/has-science-gone-viral/ Watch Imagining the Fourth Dimension for more about...

Imagining the Tenth Dimension part 1 of 2

Want to know more? Try “Imagining the Third Dimension” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D4swzK4sKk Check out the Scientific American article praising this project!...

Louis C.K. – Give It A Second

My favorite bit from Louis C.K.’s standup “Hilarious” available on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Louis-C-K-Hilarious-C-K/dp/B004B93RC4 © Louis C.K. 2010