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Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Devil … known by many names, that he was once favorite angel who fell from grace. Cast out of heaven, became a scourge of humanity, promising to destroy the creation of his former master.From the biblical account of the fall of the incredible stories of those who believe they have crossed his path, join a trip Biography ® chilling through the long history and legend of Satan.Academics, experts in history, and theologians examine classic paintings, academic texts, and modern movies for an unprecedented look at the many ways that Satan has been presented throughout the centuries.Satan: Prince Of Darkness paints the definitive portrait of the face of evil, and reveals how over millennia, the devil has come to embody the worst fears of humanity.
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This PBS documentary by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant for our times disturbing violent change and spiritual confusion.It features the work of some of the world’s greatest artists and sculptors through two millennia, has represented the life of Buddha in the art of great beauty and complexity.Hear ideas on the ancient story of contemporary Buddhists, as Pulitzer Prize-winning poet WAS Merwin and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.Join the conversation and learn more about meditation, history of Buddhism, and how to incorporate the teachings of the Buddha of compassion and care in everyday life.1500 Two years ago in northern India, Prince Siddhartha left his palace where he had spent twenty-nine years to enjoy the pleasures. He was determined to understand the nature of human suffering. After a grueling spiritual quest that lasted six years, finally attains enlightenment meditating under a fig tree.He became the Buddha, the “awake” and devoted the rest of his life to teaching the path to enlightenment that he had found, giving birth to one of the great world religions.
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The Machine That Changed the World, produced by Jon Palfreman, was released in 1992 and is available only in the VHS Format. It is the longest and the most complete documentary about the history of computing. This documentary gives a brief view of the computing industry before the widespread use of the web and includes archival footage and interviews with key players of the computing industry. It is also available in the form of a book written by Jon Palfreman. This documentary is divided into a series of 5 parts:Part 1: Great Brains: In the first part we see a succinct introduction to the series, and highlighting the versatility of computers leading to their high influence on our lives. It is then followed by the history of computing, beginning with the original definition of “computers”, that were human beings like William Shanks that calculated numbers by hand and ending by concluding how Charles Babbage was led to develop his difference engine, the first mechanical computer, after being frustrated with inaccuracy caused by humans.Part 2: Inventing the Future: The story of ENIAC’s creators is picked up in the second part as they begin their journey of building the first commercial computer company in 1950, and ends with the moon landing in 1969 and the beginning of the Silicon Valley. The documentary gives detailed information on how after the war ended, ENIAC’s creators founded the first commercial computer company, the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation in 1946.Part 3: The Paperback Computer: The third episode of covers the advancement of the personal computer and the modern graphical user interface which made computing easy to use for everyone. Highlights of this part include interviews with Apple’s Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, drawing with a computer in 1963, great footage from Xerox PARC, apart from some 1992-era predictions of the future from Apple and others.Part 4: The Thinking Machine: The history of artificial intelligence and the challenges that come from trying to instruct computers to think and learn like us is charted in the fourth part.Part 5: The World at Your Fingertips: The fifth and final part of The Machine That Changed the World focuses on global information networks including the Internet, and the communication benefits and privacy risks they threaten us with.
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Bees are dying in their millions. It is an ecological crisis that threatens to bring global agriculture to a standstill. Introduced by Martha Kearney, this documentary explores the reasons behind the decline of bee colonies across the globe, investigating what might be at the root of this devastation.Honey bees are the number one insect pollinator on the planet, responsible for the production of over 90 crops. Apples, berries, cucumbers, nuts, cabbages and even cotton will struggle to be produced if bee colonies continue to decline at the current rate. Empty hives have been reported from as far afield as Taipei and Tennessee. In England, the matter has caused beekeepers to march on Parliament to call on the government to fund research into what they say is potentially a bigger threat to humanity than the current financial crisis.Investigating the problem from a global perspective, the programme makers travel from the farm belt of California to the flatlands of East Anglia to the outback of Australia. They talk to the beekeepers whose livelihoods are threatened by colony collapse disorder, the scientists entrusted with solving the problem, and the Australian beekeepers who are making a fortune replacing the planet’s dying bees. They also look at some of the possible reasons for the declining numbers – is it down to a bee plague, pesticides, malnutrition? Or is the answer something even more frightening?
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Jono Lancaster, 26, has suffered rejection and discrimination throughout his life – all because of the way it looks. Born with a rare genetic syndrome, Treacher-Collins, Jono does not have external ears or cheeks and has endured years of harassment and endless hospital appointments.The nature of the disease means that any child Jono parents have a probability of 50 percent of the hiring of Treacher-Collins. Jono is now an important question that you want to respond – What if my baby was born like me?The film follows Laura Jono and his girlfriend as they go on a quest to find the options available to them if they decide to start a family. Jono meets a variety of families who have faced or are facing this dilemma.Also meets with young people affected by Treacher-Collins to see if attitudes have changed since his days at school. Faced with all the options, what will they decide? And the decisions drawn closer together?
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Is the hobbit a new human species or is simply a modern human with a crippling deformity? In the distant island of Flores in the Indonesian archipelago, a team of archaeologists found a tiny skeleton 18,000 years old. It was only a meter high. Is supposed to have found the remains of a young woman. But other signs suggested she was actually much greater. They had discovered one of the smallest human adults ever found.As the excavation continues, the stranger has discovered evidence. The diggers found elephants the size of cows, rats the size of dogs, lizards the size of crocodiles. It was like walking with Alice in Wonderland. It was not just humans that were peculiarly sized, everything great and small had dropped everything I had grown up. In addition to excavation spearheads found scattered among the bones of pygmy elephants that appear to have been roasted on fires. It seemed that their human rights tiny hunter must have been a skilled and intelligent. However, a closer look at its skeleton, discovered that his brain was smaller than any other human being knows and no bigger than a chimpanzee.The team began to realize that they had discovered a new species of human being. They called the Hobbit. She was the smallest species known in modern human history. She lived in an era during which he thought were the only human species left on the planet. He seemed intelligent, even with a brain the size of the animals. She was a world apart from everything we understand about our ancestors, who challenged what it means to be human. The Hobbit was hailed as the scientific sensation of the century.
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This documentary presents the ancient artifacts that contradict the official historical perspective that humanity has advanced scientifically since the beginning of human history.It is not necessarily a deliberate conspiracy in the sense that some people meet in a smoky room and saying “we’re going to fool people.” It happens automatically within the scientific community.So when a particular test, you do not agree with the prevailing theory, automatically people do not want to talk about it, do not report, which means that science can not progress in the way one would expect.Although much of the evidence in this presentation has been much debated and contested, there is some evidence that it is very difficult to refute. The main objective of this paper is that the official view of human history is very questionable, particularly the progression of knowledge in the sciences, mathematics, and spirituality
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1. Love and Power. This is the story of the dream that was built in the 1990s that computers can create a new kind of world stability. That would create a new global capitalist class free of any risk and without the boom and bust of the past. It would also abolish the political power and create a new type of democracy through the Internet, where millions of people would be connected as nodes in cybernetic systems – without hierarchy.2. The use and abuse of the concepts of vegetation. This is the story of how our modern scientific idea of nature, the ecosystem of self-regulation is actually a fantasy of the machine. It has little to do with the complexity of nature. It is based on cybernetic ideas that were projected in the wild in the 1950s by scientists ambitious. A static machine theory of order that sees humans, and everything else on the planet, as components – teeth – in a system.3. The monkey in the machine and the machine in the monkey. This episode examines why humans find this vision for seductive. The film argues that because all the political dreams of changing the world for the better seem to have failed – so have taken refuge in the machine fantasies that say we have no control over our actions because our failure is excused.
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“This film captures the spirit of Mars pioneers who refuse to let their dreams be put on hold by a slumbering space program. Their passionate urge to walk the soil of an alien world is infectious and inspirational. This film is the manifesto of the new space revolution.” James CameronThe Mars Underground – Pioneers for the Next WorldLeading aerospace engineer and Mars Society President Dr. Robert Zubrin has a dream. He wants to get humans to the planet Mars in the next ten years.Now, with the advent of a revolutionary plan, Mars Direct, Dr. Zubrin shows how we can use present day technology and natural resources on Mars to make human settlement possible. But can he win over the skeptics at NASA and the wider world?The Mars Underground is a landmark documentary that follows Dr. Zubrin and his team as they try to bring this incredible dream to life. Through spellbinding animation, the film takes us on a daring first journey to the Red Planet and envisions a future Mars teeming with life and terraformed into a blue world.A must-see experience for anyone concerned for our global future and the triumph of the human spirit.
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Medical advances in a fast pace; sometimes we can look forward for a world where death can never beat life.But this leaves us with a food for thought like Can we control and fix the errors that build up in our DNA over the years?Can we find a way to replace the chemistry of life with something more durable?Death is a reality which everyone have to accept, but think about a time when there is no need for us to fear about death. Sounds curious, right? Cutting-edge science embarks on a bold mission to extend human life and may soon bring immortality within our grasp. Dr, Michio Kaku explains the second law of thermodynamics states that everything falls apart eventually, including the human body.This episode wonders into the mystifying definition of eternity as it relates to human lifespan.
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he Zeitgeist Movement is not a political movement. It does not recognize nations, governments, races, religions, creeds or class. Our understanding concluded that these distinctions are false, outdated, they are far from positive factors for true collective human growth and potential. They are based in the division of power and stratification, not unity and equality, which is our goal.While it is important to understand that everything in life is a natural progression, we must also recognize the reality that the human species has the ability to slow dramatically and paralyze progress, through social structures that are out of date, dogmatic, and therefore outside in accordance with nature. The world you see today, full of war, corruption, elitism, pollution, poverty, epidemics, human rights abuses, inequality and crime is the result of this paralysis.This movement is about awareness, in avocation of a fluid evolutionary progress, both personal, social, technological and spiritual. Recognizes that the human species is in a natural way for unification, derived from a common recognition of the fundamental and empirical understanding about how nature works and how we as humans fit into / are part of this development that we call life universal .Although this path does not exist, it is unfortunately hindered and not recognized by the vast majority of humans who continue to perpetuate outdated degenerative modes and therefore, conduct and association. It is this intellectual irrelevancy which the Zeitgeist Movement hopes to overcome through education and social action.The movement itself is not a centralized building. We are not here to lead, but to organize and educate.
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The Land of the Free punishes or imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation. This collection of testimonials from offenders, family members and experts in the criminal justice system in the United States puts a human face to the millions of Americans enthralled by the year 40 the U.S. Government, a billion U.S. dollars social catastrophe: The war on drugs, a failed policy stressed by fear, politics, racial prejudice and intolerance in a public environment out of sight, out of mind.The United States has only 5% of the global population, yet 25% of prisoners in the world. At 2.5 million, the U.S. has more prisoners than China does with even five times the population of the United States. 8 million Americans (1 in 31) languishing under some form of supervision of the state known as correctional supervision. Above all, safety and livelihoods of more than 13 million has been altered forever by a felony.The U.S. use of the punishment is so pervasive and so disproportionate that even the conservative magazine The Economist said in 2010, never in the civilized world has been locked so many for so little.The project will run for a period of two years, beginning with the launch of this feature-length documentary and then continue with the release of the films and interviews Complete each of the 100 participants in the project, intended to represent the 1 in 100 Americans are currently behind bars.