Yuval Noah Harari : Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow


Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
by Yuval Noah Harari




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Fire Ice – A Huge Energy Resource

It is a huge energy resource that China and US are investigating.

The B.C. government is trying to sell natural gas to China, but the Chinese already have “fire ice,”   wrote Crawford Kilian in the Tyee.





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George Orwell – A Final Warning



“If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever”



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When Did People Stop Believing In Freedom?





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Athens – The Truth About Democracy


Democracy, liberty and the freedom of speech are trumpeted as the bedrock of western civilization, but what was Athens really like?

Athens – The Truth About Democracy (with Bettany Hughes )

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Documentary | Sand Wars



Most of us think of sand as a necessary ingredient for any beach vacation. Yet those seemingly insignificant grains of silica surround our daily lives. Every house, skyscraper and glass building, every bridge, airport and sidewalk in our modern society depends on sand. We use it to manufacture optical fiber, cell phone components and computer chips. We find it in our toothpaste, powdered foods and even our wine (both the glass and the wine, as a fining agent)! Is sand an infinite resource? Can the existing supply satisfy a gigantic demand fueled by construction booms? What are the consequences of intensive beach sand mining for the environment? Based on encounters with sand smugglers, corrupt politicians, unscrupulous real estate developers and environmentalists, this investigation by award-winning director Denis Delestrac takes us around the globe to unveil a new gold rush and a disturbing fact: the “sand wars” have begun.


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Hunger Games – Donald Sutherland reveals some dark secrets


Donald Sutherland, who plays President Coriolanus Snow in the blockbuster movie series Hunger Games, was recently asked what the movie was really about – he held no punches in his answer.

Donald Sutherland reveals some dark secrets


If there’s any question as to what it’s an allegory for I will tell you.

It is the powers that be in the United States of America.

It’s profiteers.

War is for profit. It’s not “to save the world for democracy” or “for king and country.”

No, bulls**t.

It’s for the profit of the top 10%, and the young people who see this film must recognize that for the future ‘blind faith in their leaders,’ as Bruce Springsteen said, “will get you dead.”

Donald Sutherland on ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1’


HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY PART 2 interviews – Lawrence, Hutcherson, Hemsworth, Sutherland, Dormer


It may be less than 10%.

Those who profit from war, as Smedley Butler points out above, are a tiny group of people. The ruling elite.

“War Is A Racket” By Major General Smedley Butler, USMC


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