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For 10 years the wife of a Maasai - Stephanie's life in the simplest of circumstances

For 10 years the wife of a Maasai

Stephanie’s life in the simplest of circumstances Stephanie has lived in Tanzania with her husband Sokoine, a traditional Maasai, for more than 10 years. She has built a life with him in the humblest of circumstances. Stephanie’s book is already available in stores:https://amzn.to/3KCKqbv

You've Been Trumped Too

You’ve Been Trumped Too

The film the Trump Organization tried to suppress Investigative journalist Anthony Baxter travels between the US Presidential race and the Scottish countryside to chronicle the troubling confrontation between Donald Trump and a feisty 92-year-old widow, Molly Forbes, as she refuses to make way for his golf course. This shocking insight to a David and goliath…
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Life Has No Meaning

If Life Has No Meaning, Why Live? | Albert Camus

Art must not compromise with lies and servitude which, wherever they rule, breed solitude. Whatever our personal weaknesses may be, the nobility of our craft will always be rooted in two commitments, difficult to maintain: the refusal to lie about what one knows and the resistance to oppression.

Stephen Fry reads Nick Cave's stirring letter about ChatGPT and human creativity

Stephen Fry reads Nick Cave’s stirring letter about ChatGPT and human creativity

Nick Cave pays tribute to the late Shane MacGowan – the singer songwriter who passed away -alongside Sean O’Hagan at an Intelligence Squared event on November 30 2023

David Wengrow

A New Understanding of Human History and the Roots of Inequality

David Wengrow | TED What if the commonly accepted narratives about the foundation of civilization are all wrong? Drawing on groundbreaking research, archaeologist David Wengrow challenges traditional thinking about the social evolution of humanity — from the invention of agriculture to the formation of cities and class systems — and explains how rethinking history can…
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Sisyphus

Sisyphus’ Burden: How Camus’ Absurdity Shaped Our World

In a world often defined by purpose and meaning, Albert Camus’ “The Myth of Sisyphus” throws down a gauntlet of existential dread. Published in 1942, this philosophical essay explores the absurdity of life through the lens of the condemned Sisyphus, endlessly pushing a boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down. But…
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The secrets of the Kremlin | Full documentary

The secrets of the Kremlin | Full documentary

The heart of Russian power resides here. Between luxury, grandeur and gastronomy, it is one of the safest places in the world. 00:00 The Kremlin in Moscow is a historic fortress and the heart of Russian power, with a grand palace and secret apartments.06:47 A young chef in the Kremlin’s ultra-secure kitchen prepares a banquet…
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Vangelis - 1492 Conquest of Paradise

Vangelis – 1492 Conquest of Paradise

Conquest of Paradise Vangelis Papathanasiou From the soundtrack of the film: «1492 Conquest of Paradise» directed by Ridley Scott and starring Gérard Depardieu as Christopher Columbus.

What A Feeling | The Final Audition | Flashdance

What A Feeling | The Final Audition | Flashdance

She takes a fall during her big audition… The rest is history…

Irakere Live in Puerto Rico

Irakere Live in Puerto Rico – Cuban Music

Chucho Valdez y Irakere, Havana Cuba I believe this footage is from a television program in Puerto Rico, early 80’s Director Chucho Valdez piano, Carlos Emilio Morales guitar, Carlos del Puerto bass, German Velazco alto sax, Carlos Averhoff tenor sax, Jose luis Cortez bari sax, Barona y Munguia trumpets, Oscar Valdez vocal, paila perc., Jorge…
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