What the Self Is / Was das Selbst Ist / O que é o Eu / Lo que es el Yo

Philosophers, psychologists, and ordinary people are all interested in one question: Who are you? The traditional philosophical answer is that the Self is an immortal soul that transcends the physical being. Some philosophers have swung in the other direction and rejected the idea and for them the Self is nothing more than a bundle of ...

Grow in wisdom and Compassion / Wachse in Weisheit und Mitgefühl / Cresça em sabedoria e Compaixão / Crecer en sabiduría y Compasión

The accumulation of material wealth and large bank accounts mean nothing at the moment of death. In actuality, the entirety of life is a preparation for dying. Living totally in the present moment allows you to create a fulfilled life and to face your impending death openly and with dignity. The realization that death can ...

This is not a Lecture / Dies ist keine Vorlesung / Isto não é uma Conferência / Esto no es una Conferencia

This is not a lecture. Nor is it a form of entertainment. We are going to talk over together in conversation about the whole of our existence from the moment we are born till we die. In that period of time, whether it be 50 years or 90 years or 100 years, we go through ...

You are stealing our Future / Sie stehlen unsere Zukunft / Você está roubando nosso Futuro / Estás robando nuestro Futuro

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Rich nations have an obligation not only to the poor nations, but to all the grandchildren of the World, rich and poor. We have not inherited this Earth from our parents to do with it what we will. We have borrowed it from our children and we must be careful to use it in their interests ...

The Global Goals / Die globalen Ziele / Os objetivos Globais / Los objetivos Globales

In 2015, World leaders agreed to 17 goals for a better World by 2030. These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change. Guided by the goals, it is now up to all, governments, businesses, civil Society and the general public to work together to build a better future for ...

Environmental Sustainability / Umweltverträglichkeit / Sustentabilidade Ambiental / Sostenibilidad del medio Ambiente

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In 1992, more than 170 countries came together at the Rio Earth Summit and have agreed to pursue sustainable development, protect biological diversity, prevent dangerous interference with climate systems, and conserve forests. But, 25 years later, the natural systems on which humanity relies continue to be degraded. Since 1970 humanity’s ecological footprint has exceeded the Earth’s capacity and has risen to the point where ...

Global Sustainability / Globale Nachhaltigkeit / Sustentabilidade Global / Sostenibilidad Global

At the start of the twenty-first century, the problem of global sustainability is widely recognised and a common topic of discussion by journalists, scientists, teachers, students and citizens in many parts of the World. The first decade of the new century, at least, will be one of reflection about the demands placed by humankind on ...

Overcome to Learn / Überwinden um zu Lernen / Superar para Aprender / Vencer para Aprender

Challenges are something we all deal with. The most important thing we can do when facing challenges is to think positive, move beyond them, learn and grow from them, and be adaptable. Some people have mastered this concept. Others can learn it. Everyone has the power to take control of their lives and move forward. You ...

Finding Enlightenment / Erleuchtung Finden / Encontrando Iluminação / Encontrando Iluminación

There is no barrier to prevent any individual from expanding into enlightenment. If you really want to go, nothing can stop you. To become enlightened, know that there are no special virtues to acquire. Simply remain conscious. The practice of prolonging your conscious state may not give you the power to control the material World. It ...

1945-09-02 Tokio Bay, Japan / The good Comrade / Der gute Kamerad / O bom Camarada / El buen Camarada

The song is about the immediate experience of a soldier losing a comrade in battle, detached from all political or national ideology; as a result, its use was never limited to one particular faction and was sung or cited by representatives of all political backgrounds throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, and was translated for ...

Boy with a Tin Can / Junge mit einer Blechdose / Menino com um Lata / Niño con una Lata

Close your eyes and picture a child that you love dearly or imagine yourself at the age of seven. - It is not easy seeing someone trying to survive on the streets of the city, and our reactions can range from pity, to anger, to choosing not to see the person at all. As hard as ...

The last job on Earth / Der letzte Job auf der Erde / O último trabalho na Terra / El último trabajo en la Tierra

Machines could take 50% of our jobs in the next 30 years, according to scientists. While we can not predict the future, we can imagine a World without work – one where those who own the tech get rich from it and everyone else ekes out a living, propped up by an increasingly fragile state. Computers ...

Accept your boring Life / Akzeptiere dein langweiliges Leben / Aceite sua vida Chata / Acepta tu vida Aburrida

At various times you were going to become an archeologist, paleontologist, veterinarian, famous rock musician, famous film director, actor, guitar player, music production engineer, teacher, composer, film editor, screenwriter, or farmer. Despite being told how special, intelligent, and talented you were as a child, and how you could do anything, your life has ended up being quite ...

The place where we are Alive / Der Ort an dem wir Leben / O lugar onde estamos Vivos / El lugar donde estamos Vivos

I want to raise Awareness of our wonderful planet Earth which we have the privilege to be part of. That is why we have to take responsibility for it - for the place where we are alive. Environmental Awareness is to understand the fragility of our environment and the importance of its protection. Environmentalism is an ideology ...

An honest Meditation / Eine ehrliche Meditation / Uma meditação Honesta / Una meditación Honesta

Meditation means to go beyond the limitations of the physical body and the mind. Only when you transcend the limited perspective of the body and the mind do you have a complete dimension of life within you. When you are identified as the body, your whole life is only about survival. Your whole perspective of life will be ...

Cycle of Life / Kreislauf des Lebens / Ciclo da Vida / Ciclo de la Vida

For centuries, Hindus from across India and beyond have been traveling to Varanasi, the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, to spend their last days in the 5,000-year-old city. They believe dying there will release them from the cycle of life, death and reincarnation - and bring them salvation, ...

Reality of Truth / Wirklichkeit der Wahrheit / Realidade da Verdade / Realidad de la Verdad

This highly controversial documentary explores the relationship between, Spirituality, Religion, and Psychedelics. The film explores the many myths about reality, and includes first of its kind interviews with top spiritual gurus, celebrities, and people of all faiths, about this intriguing connection, and their personal experiences with spirituality and transcendence. Throughout history Human beings have searched for gateways ...

Spiritual Revolution / Spirituelle Revolution / Revolução Espiritual / Revolución Espiritual

I think this is an interesting time, I think that people interested once more in formulating a different Society, I think people kind of are bored with the current cultural narrative that supports elitism.The planet is being destroyed, we are creating an underclass, we are exploiting poor people all over the World and the genuine ...

Go to Bed Hungry / Hungrig zu Bett Gehen / Para cama com Fome / A Cama com Hambre

In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, Hunger is a condition in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs. Some 795 million people in the World do not have enough food to lead a healthy active life. The 2008 financial crisis further increased the number ...

Look Up / Schau nach Oben / Olhe para Cima / Ojo hacia Arriba

A spoken word film for an online generation. ‘Look Up’ is a lesson taught to us through a Love story, in a World where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone. I do not want you to stop using social media or smartphones. It is ...

Life is a fragile Gift / Das Leben ist ein zerbrechliches Geschenk / A Vida é um presente Fragil / La Vida es un regalo Fragil

If you take your life seriously then you truly understood each day is a gift. Because your life is so busy you forget how life is so fragile. Life is short, life is brief, and things can change in a split second. And since you do not know how much time you have, you must learn ...

World Conscience / Weltgewissen / Consciência Mundial / Consciencia Mundial

Conscience is an aptitude, faculty, intuition or judgment that assists in distinguishing right from wrong. Conscience implies internal Awareness of a moral standard in the mind concerning the quality of one’s motives, as well as a Consciousness of our own actions. Conscience is accompanied in each case by an internal awareness of ‘inner light’ and / or ‘inner darkness’. World Conscience is the universalist ...

ReMoved / EntFernt / AfasTado / EliMinado

A 10-year-old girl navigates her way through the Foster care system, after being removed from her home and separated from her younger brother. Foster care is a system in which a minor has been placed private home of a state-certified caregiver, referred to as a ‘foster parent’. The placement of the child is normally arranged through the ...

Wisdom / Weisheit / Sabedoria / Sabiduría

Wisdom is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, insight, understanding and common sense. Wisdom has been regarded as one of the four cardinal virtues. Wisdom is a habit or disposition to perform the action with the highest degree of adequacy under any given circumstance with the limitation of error in any given action. This implies a ...

Tathātā / Tathata / Tathātā / Tathata

Tathātā is translated as ‘Suchness’ or ‘as-is-ness of the moment’. It is a central concept in Buddhism, it expresses the appreciation of reality within a unique moment. Tathātā is often best revealed in the mundane, such as noticing the way the wind blows through a field of grass, or watching someone’s face light up as they smile. If we ...