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Shots of Awe

Shots of Awe

Jason Silva hosts Shots of Awe, a short documentary series produced and distributed by TestTube (a Discovery Digital Network) that summates some of mankind's most daunting scientific pursuits into fun and exciting videos that the layman can understand. Silva aims to inspire and...

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60 Second Adventures

60 Second Adventures

This is very interesting series of small videos in which the authors are asking many puzzling questions and they're giving simple explanations. For example how could a humble tortoise beat the legendary Greek hero Achilles in a race? Will time travel ever be...

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8.87

Animal Sapiens

Animal Sapiens

Indeed, great questions have practically characterized our cultures. At times they've taken us down some rather strange paths. They've given rise to religions and of course, they've given birth to and destroyed entire civilizations. But, curiously the most important questions, the greatest ones...

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8.18

One Giant Leap: What About Me?

One Giant Leap: What About Me?

Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman travelled for 7 months through all 5 continents, and recorded in over 50 locations to create the most inspiring film and album they could imagine. Their mission was not only to gather insights on the huge universal themes...

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8.35

The Nature of Existence

The Nature of Existence

What are the answers to the great questions of life, and who is certain they know the truth others have been struggling to find for centuries? For The Nature of Existence, Nygard prepared a questionnaire with 85 weighty philosophical questions, ranging from Why...

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6.44

Beyond Reason

Beyond Reason

This is the latest documentary from the maker of Beyond Me and Beyond Belief, Frank Huguenard. His premise is that our intellects are bound by our perceptions and what we perceive is limited by our five senses. From what we've learned though modern...

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6.84

Philosophy and the Matrix: Return to the Source

Philosophy and the Matrix: Return to the Source

This documentary goes over many philosophical concepts that inspired, and are presented in, the trilogy. They spend the first half on the original film, and the rest of the time then goes over parts 2 and 3, with a couple of things on...

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8.98

Waking Life

Waking Life

Waking Life is an American live-action rotoscoped film, directed by Richard Linklater. The entire film was shot using digital video and then a team of artists using computers drew stylized lines and colors over each frame. The film focuses on the nature of...

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8.99

American Philosopher

American Philosopher

Who dares think a nation? What is the status of philosophy in a nation founded by philosophers? What are the risks of practicing philosophy in America? Does America have a native philosophy? Eight short films about philosophy in America and American philosophy by Phillip McReynolds. The author...

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6.23

The Teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti

The Teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti was born on 11 May 1895 in Madanapalle, a small town in south India. He and his brother were adopted in their youth by Dr Annie Besant, then president of the Theosophical Society. Dr Besant and others proclaimed that Krishnamurti was to be a world teacher whose coming the...

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8.89

Osho Talks

Osho Talks

Osho or Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh was born in 1931 in Central India. He was a charismatic and gifted speaker who became the leader of a worldwide new spiritual movement. It is said that at the age of 21 he attained enlightenment or Samadhi. At the time he was studying philosophy at the University...

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Living in the End Times (According to Slavoj Zizek)

Living in the End Times (According to Slavoj Zizek)

Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek, akaThe Elvis of cultural theory, is given the floor to show of his polemic style and whirlwind-like performance. The Giant of Ljubljana is bombarded with clips of popular media images and quotes by modern-day thinkers revolving around four major issues: the...

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