Robert Johnson: In Search of the Holy Grail / Dec 2014
What a lucid Jungian psychologist Johnson has always been, which is reflected in his remarkable books such as "He", "She" and "We". Here he is interviewed on his life and the pscyhological search for the Holy Grail. Johnson is a master at understanding the inner worlds.
Scientology Documentary: Lawrence Wright talks about "Going Clear" / Feb 2014
Scientology is facinating as it shows how organisations control people. Wright has written the most comprehensive exposé on Scientology called Going Clear, that has now been made into a documentary by HBO released Mar 2015. (If you look hard enough you can find it online.)
General Ignorance - John Lloyd / Feb 2013
Producer and QI mastermind, John Lloyd, lectures at the RSA about how it is what we don't know that really matters. The world is full of people who think they know things, but the real challenge is embracing our ignorance. The discussion continues with Matthew Taylor on beliefs.
Brene Brown: Listening to Shame (TED Talk) / Mar 2012
Shame is epidemic in modern society, and it is fuelled by secrecy, silence and judgement. The antidote to shame is in fact empathy, and Brown states that the two most powerful words when we are in stuggle are "me too". This is a great talk that address a problem that is usually avoided.
Obama: Narcissist's Reaction to Failure and Defeat / Sam Vaknin (Aug 2011)
Vaknin is an expert on narcissism, and he was the first back in 2008 to suggest that Barack Obama could have Narcissistic Personality Disorder. In this video he is interviewed on his observations, and looks at the consequences of a pathologically narcissistic US President.
Naomi Klein: Addicted to Risk / TED talk (Jan 2011)
The men running the world — and they are mostly men — have an over-confidence which bases much of our policy on risk-taking. By refusing the possibility of failure and nature's limits, reckless decisions are made that destroy the environment and threaten humanity.
College Conspiracy - (May 2011)
There is a misconception in America these days that a college degree will earn you a successful life. As a result more and more peple are borrowing loans to get to college. The result: spiraling debt and fewer people who can think outside the box.
Changing Education Pardigms - RSA Animate (Oct 2010)
This is an animated cartoon version of Sir Ken Robinson's brilliant talk on changing educational paradigms. Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCbdS4hSa0s to see the full 55-minute lecture. Robinson really changes our whole conception of education.
The Bystander Effect (Jun 2009)
If you saw someone lying in the road calling for help, would you help them. According to research, you would be a lot less likely to help them if there were lots of people around because of the so-called diffusion of responsibility — the bystander effect.
Philip Zimbardo: Why ordinary people do evil… or do good / TED talk (Sept 2008)
We like to think there is a sharp line between those that are good and those that are evil. However, under certain conditions, we can all act in evil ways. To change a person you need to change the situation that that person finds himself in. Evil is largely systemic, not personal.
The Corporation / Unsettling Accounts (2007)
Journalists Jane Akre and Steve Wilson were fired by Fox News television for refusing to change their investigative report on Posilac, a Bovine Growth Hormone (BGH) made by Monsanto. This section illustrates the censorship of news by the media.
Miracles Happen Mind Movie - (2007)
Mind Movies are inspiractional videos that include uplifting music, pictures, video and mantras that can help to change your consciousness when watched regularly. This one is by Lila Sakura. Lia recommends you make your own rather than buy them.
Bias Against Men and Boys in Mental Health Research - (Jun 2010)
Psychological research is tainted by an expectation that only men are perpetrators of violence, and as a consequence, research that shows levels of volience are more equal than most of us woudl believe is being disregarded by the mass media.
The Marketing of Madness: Are we All Insane? - (Dec 2009)
Psychiatry is an industry of death that rakes in a third of a trillion dollars a year by defining almost every psychological human condition as a mental disease, treatable by dubious psychotropic drugs with dangerous side-effects. This video is produced by CCHR (Scientology). Parts: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.
Bases 5 Part 1: Mind Control with Rauni Kilde (July 2009)
Mind Control Specialist and author Rauni Kilde has been at the fore front, in the medical & UFO fields, to break new ground in the Out Of Body, Human No Death experience. Here she talks about mind control. (Part 2 below…)
Bases 5 Part 2: Mind Control, UFOs & Swine Flu (Aug 2009)
Rauni discusses a major UFO Conference in Moscow, with 3 high ranking US Military. She roundly condemns the Swine Flue racket as a fraud and due to her outspokenness she is under constant harassment.
Terence Mckenna - Schizophrenic or Shamanic? (Posted 2007)
Mckenna was undoubtedly a genius who turns mental illness on its head and describes "abnormal" behaviour in society as a desire to return to a more balanced non-linear shamanistic view of the world. A return to the mystery.