Freedom & Society
“I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die,
so let me live my life the way I want to.”
― Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix
A fascinating portrait of Brandon Darby, a radical left-wing activist turned FBI informant. In 2005, Darby became an overnight hero when he traveled to Katrina-devastated New Orleans, he co-founded Common Ground, a successful grassroots relief organization. But over the next few years, he began hiding a shocking secret…
Follows author Daniel Pinchbeck on a quest for a new paradigm that integrates the archaic wisdom of tribal cultures with the scientific method. As conscious agents of evolution, we can redesign post-industrial society on ecological principles to make a world that works for all
The follow up to the acclaimed The Lottery of Birth explores the relationship between freedom and power in democratic society, drawing together interviews with some of the world’s leading intellectuals, academics, journalists and activists that join the dots between the education system, the media, PR, democracy, and economics to offer an alternative perspective on today’s society and the future we are creating.
Using Western scientific reductionism, Eastern spiritual enquiry and ancient tribal wisdom, our host Bruce Parry will take us on a sensational, thought provoking journey to question our deeper selves. Quest explores how conditioned we have become by culture and that learning to reevaluate our thoughts, actions, feelings and beliefs might lead to an increased wellness within our individual and collective lives, as well as our relationship with the planet.
We all make choices, but we make choices with a brain that we didn’t choose. This simple fact has the power to revolutionize our world, to fundamentally change the way we think about freedom, politics, punishment, reward, morality and compassion. Taking us on a journey from buddhist monks to neuroscientists, death row inmates to billionaires, judges to revolutionaries, this film sets out to radically alter the way we see ourselves and our world.