2007-07-12 Bagdad, Iraq / Collateral Murder / Kollateral Mord / Assassinato Colateral / Asesinato Colateral

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'Well it’s their fault for bringing their kids into a battle,' one of the Apache soldiers is heard saying. 'That’s right,' another agrees. Kristinn Hrafnsson, an Icelandic investigative journalist who worked with WikiLeaks to investigate the ‘Collateral Murder’ video described what he saw as 'a testimony of evil.' Hrafnsson was sitting in a Reykjavik cafe with WikiLeaks Editor ...

The adults Power Game / Das Machtspiel der Erwachsenen / O jogo do poder dos Adultos / El juego del poder de los Adultos

Even though you may feel small and powerless, everything you do matters and everyone matters. The experiences you have in childhood of growing up in systems of power and control create a world-view that persists into adulthood. You learn to believe that domination is just the way the World works. You take it for granted that ...

Abandon all Hope / Alle Hoffnung Aufgeben / Percam a Esperança / Abandona toda Esperanza

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As the Earth’s ecological systems upon which we depend accelerate in their slouch towards catastrophe, our Society faces an existential crisis. The effects of climate change are far direr than we initially expected. The two degrees of warming that is the final major threshold before permanent, large-scale climatic shifts leading to ecological collapse, is no longer some far-off possibility, ...

Truth about modern Life / Wahrheit über das moderne Leben / Verdade sobre a vida Moderna / Verdad sobre la vida Moderna

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You use your smartphone twice as much as you think you do, an average of five hours a day - that is roughly one-third of your total waking hours. Do you use your smartphone because you are bored or because you are trying to avoid dealing with stressful or unpleasant things in your life. Excessive smartphone ...

You do not truly need This / Du brauchst das wirklich Nicht / Você não precisa verdadeiramente Disso / Tu realmente no necesita Esto

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Consumerism is one of the strongest forces affecting your life. The term ‘consumerism’ does not simply refer to immediate factors in your daily life such as the omnipresence of advertising, but anything connected to the overarching idea in our modern Society that in order to be happier, better and more successful people you have to ...

2018-06-19 Woodside, USA / Last message to Humanity / Letzte Botschaft an die Menschheit / Ultima mensagem para a Humanidade / Ultimo mensaje a la Humanidad

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Climate change is going to end Human civilization for good, and so soon that you may as well not bother saving for retirement. You have put the World in this emergency and you must be the one to solve the problem. You are not preparing a future for your children and grandchildren. You must address ...

Connection to the human Brain / Verbindung zum menschlichen Gehirn / Conexão ao cérebro Humano / Conexión con el cerebro Humano

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Humans could eventually become immortal, not with their bodies, but by merging their brains with androids. You connect to an android to use as your body from now on, attend your funeral, and then carry on as before, still you, just with a younger, highly upgraded body. Technological developments mean that humanity is on a path ...

Wilderness Healing / Wildnisheilung / Cura na Natureza / Cura en la Naturaleza

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One of the most detrimental aspects of modern Society is that you spend far too much time on your phone and digital devices. Whenever you are bored, you unconsciously reach for them. You spend a large part of your life on your computer, watching television, checking your smartphone, driving in your car, and sitting ...

A plentiful Feast / Ein reichhaltiges Fest / Uma festa abundante / Una fiesta abundante

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Historically, the oceans were considered limitless and thought to harbour enough fish to feed an ever-increasing human population. 3 billion people in the World rely on both wild-caught and farmed seafood as their primary source of protein. 10 % of the World's population, the very poor often rely on fishing as a primary source of ...

We become weaker as a Species / Wir werden als Spezies schwächer / Nós nos tornamos mais fracos como Espécie / Nos hacemos más débiles como Especie

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Technology will be making us slower and weaker. Our bodies were not meant for this World we have built. That is why your back hurts. So much of the World that we take for granted and think is normal, it is not normal. That does not mean it is bad, but it is not normal ...

World Environment Day / Weltumwelttag / Dia Mundial do Ambiente / Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente

It is not a public holiday, it is an environmental Awareness day. The aim is to raise Awareness of the environment and specific environmental issues. 143 countries take part in World Environment Day, and the day focuses on environmental concerns ranging from pollution to global warming and sustainable food production to protection of wildlife. Without ...

You can keep your family Safe / Du kannst Deine Familie in Sicherheit Bringen / Você pode manter sua família Segura / Puedes mantener a tu familia Segura

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The best advice for surviving a nuclear explosion is to be somewhere else when it goes off. Nuclear explosions can cause significant damage and casualties from blast, heat, and radiation but you can keep your family safe (really) by knowing what to do (really) and being prepared if it occurs (really). A nuclear weapon is ...

Cashless society to control You /Bargeldlose Gesellschaft um Dich zu Kontrollieren / Sociedade sem dinheiro para controlar Você / Sociedad sin efectivo para Controlarte

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More and more countries are talking about stopping the production and use of cash in their economies. The message is carried by the most prominent link of the monetary chain: States. Powerful lobbies are pushing ever stronger, in order to achieve total and absolute control of our economies. All over the western World banks are shutting ...

1998-05-26 Sidney, Australia / Sorry Day / Tag der Entschuldigung / Dia de Desculpas / Día de Perdón

At least 100,000 children were separated, were removed from their families, from their parents in the period between approximately 1905 and 1967. Aboriginal children were removed over six decades. Removed children were, in most cases, placed into institutional facilities operated by religious or charitable organisations. Children were trained to be assimilated to Anglo-Australian culture. ...

One text can change your Life / Eine SMS kann Dein Leben Verändern / Uma mensagem pode mudar sua Vida / Un mensaje puede cambiar tu Vida

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Change can come in many forms into your life. It might come forcefully like a tidal wave, or slowly creep along like a glacier. It might come in the form of devastating tragedy, a difficult choice, a broken relationship, a new opportunity, or as a text message. I stood at the front of the room in ...

The epoch of Mankind / Die Epoche des Menschen / A época Humana / La época Humana

The Earth will continue without us, and it will hardly notice we are gone, just as it hardly knew we were here. A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet. The Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century, because of profound and lasting Human changes to the Earth. ...

Pursuit Of Happiness / Das Streben nach Glück / Busca da Felicidade / Búsqueda de la Felicidad

Happiness has become the core question of your life. But the preoccupation with happiness may actually be making you less happy. The obsession with happiness may lead you to discount both the presence and the value of the challenging and painful events that are inevitable in your life. And not to mention making you feel completely inadequate ...

Corporations create Addiction / Unternehmen schaffen Sucht / Corporações criam Vício / Corporaciones crean Adicción

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Social media companies are deliberately addicting you to their products for financial gain. Behind every screen on your phone, there are generally a thousand engineers that have worked to try to make it maximally addicting. Innovation keeps you looking at your phone far longer than necessary. Addiction is defined as a harmful, persistent, and compulsive dependency to a ...

Have you had Breakfast / Hattest du Frühstück / Você tomou Café da Manhã / Has Desayunado

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There are thousands of things you take for granted each day. You have many things in life. You do not realize what you have until we lose it. You forget about the little things, the things that seem unimpressive, menial or normal. But what happens when you lose them, either temporarily or forever. That is when you start ...

2017-05-09 Ibiza, Spain / Children / Kinder / Crianças / Niños

'Children' cost £150 to record. The song was Robert Miles ' most successful single, being certified Gold and Platinum in several countries and reaching number one in more than 12 countries. Robert Miles gave two inspirations for the writing of 'Children'. One was as a response to photographs of child Yugoslav war victims that his father ...

Remember to say I love you / Vergiss nicht Ich liebe Dich zu Sagen / Lembre-se de dizer Te Amo / Recuerda de decir Te Amo

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The paradox of our (life) time(s) is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but less ...

See for the first Time / Zum ersten mal Sehen / Vendo pela primeira Vez / Viendo por primera Vez

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Seeing the reality of your life sounds like it should be easy. But many people hold to a different version. It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just waiting for something better. Failing to connect with reality is why some have pants in the closet that have not fit in years. If you want ...

The rules of the game must Change / Die Spielregeln müssen sich Ändern / As regras do jogo devem Mudar / Las reglas del juego deben Cambiar

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We seem to be turning nearly every aspect of life into a competition in which somebody must win and somebody must lose. Economics is all about competition, and the way we talk about it now emphasizes winners and losers. This country is taking away our export markets, this country is taking away our jobs, this ...

1961-05-04 Washington DC, USA / Freedom Riders / Freiheitsreisende / Viajantes da Liberdade / Viajeros de la Libertad

The original group of 13 Freedom Riders - seven African Americans and six whites - left Washington, D.C., on a Greyhound bus on May 4, 1961. Their plan was to reach New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 17 to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision, which ruled that segregation of the nation’s public ...