300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries. I watch a lot of documentaries.
I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Critical thinking is recommended. I'm not a big fan of conspiracy documentaries but I do like films that challenge consensus reality and provoke us to question the everyday ideas, opinions and practices we usually take for granted. Watching documentaries is one of my favorite methods of self-education. .  Life In The Biosphere Explore the wonder and interconnectedness of the biosphere through the magic of technology.  Creativity and Design: Learn about all the amazing things that people create with their imaginations.  The Education Industrial Complex:  The Digital Revolution:
Why No One Should Mess With The Ocean. Once You See This, You Might Not Want To Swim Again. The ocean, while it is quite beautiful and mesmerizing on the surface, is a very large, mysterious, and somewhat frightening place.
It is endless in depth, full of animals you probably have and never will hear about, and worst of all, when frolicking in these waters, you have no idea what is beneath you at all. After looking at this, you may want to consider your next dip in the ocean. First of all, the ocean is deep. What we do know is that the pressure is so intense, no human could make it even a quarter of the way down without THIS happening This is what most of the ocean looks like: It’s probably better that it’s dark down there because THIS is the kind of stuff you’d see: I mean, there are ROLY-POLIES the size of your HEAD. And SEA SPIDERS you’d need a bed sheet to squish! Buried Alive: The Terrifying History of Our Most Primal Fear - Jan Bondeson. 20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Superb Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life.
As a hopeless lover of both letters and famous advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old Hunter S.
Thompson — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (public library | IndieBound) — the aptly titled, superb collection based on Shaun Usher’s indispensable website of the same name — the letter is an exquisite addition to luminaries’ reflections on the meaning of life, speaking to what it really means to find your purpose. Cautious that “all advice can only be a product of the man who gives it” — a caveat other literary legends have stressed with varying degrees of irreverence — Thompson begins with a necessary disclaimer about the very notion of advice-giving: To give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania. Every man is the sum total of his reactions to experience. 2RpXCa9.jpg (843×403) LreCOuB.jpg (621×729) 1rdilaF.jpg (403×403)
Married folk of Reddit, what common mistakes do you see younger couples making? : AskReddit. Reddit Cakeday Photodump. The Real You - Alan Watts. Chispy comments on [text] "Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep" by Mary Elizabeth Frye (read slowly) Sri Chinmoy. Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, better known as Sri Chinmoy (27 August 1931 – 11 October 2007), was an Indian spiritual master who taught meditation in the West after moving to New York City in 1964. Chinmoy established his first meditation center in Queens, New York, and eventually had thousands of students in 60 countries. A prolific author, artist, poet, and musician, he also held public events such as concerts and meditations on the theme of inner peace. Chinmoy also advocated athleticism to achieve spiritual enlightenment, including distance running, swimming, and weightlifting.
He organized marathons and other races, and was an active runner and, following a knee injury, weightlifter. Biography Early years in India Chinmoy was the youngest of seven children, born in Shakpura, Boalkhali Upazila, in the Chittagong District of East Bengal (now Bangladesh). He lost his father to illness in 1943, and his mother a few months later. Joe Rogan - What Is Reality.