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Iris Spellings: Seeing with the Eyes of the Heart

35-minute video from a webinar where Iris Spellings speaks of the role and importance of the United Nations. Hear the call of the soul. We have a responsibility to heal the planet from the destruction we’ve wrought; to restore its balance and to reconnect with the web of life.  We are the saviours called to transform our world.  We have …

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The foster father who cares when terminally ill kids have no one

4½ minute video. Mohamed Bzeek has become somewhat of a local hero in Los Angeles, taking on a life mission that few others would consider: as a foster parent who cares solely for terminally ill children. Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon meets Bzeek, a former Libyan immigrant who depends on his Muslim faith as he juggles intensive caretaking and heartbreak, …

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Victor Steffensen: indigenous fire wisdom

For Australian viewers, watch this 4-minute video clip on ABC iView featuring indigenous fire practitioner Victor Steffensen. Victor argues for all Australians to pay closer attention to Indigenous land management practices. For overseas viewers, if you wish to watch this video, you are able to download an app to give you access – see https://iviewsupport.abc.net.au/hc/en-us/articles/360001050915-ABC-Australia-iview-FAQs

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Ibn’ Arabi – ‘Alone with the Alone’: Henry Corbin

henry corbin poem

Uplifting 6-minute video. One of the 20th century’s most prolific scholars of Islamic mysticism, Henry Corbin (1903-1978) was Professor of Islam & Islamic Philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris and at the University of Tehran. (Iran) Corbin’s central project was to provide a framework for understanding the unity of the religions of the Book: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. His great …

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Six critical steps to tackle the climate emergency

In this 1-minute video, Dr Thomas Newsome from the University of Sydney, Australia, outlines the six steps we can take to reduce the impact of climate change. Transcript:- Based on rising global surface temperatures and increases in greenhouse gas emissions it is clear we have a climate emergency.  Over 11,000 scientists from over 150 countries agree and have supported a …

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A UK student created a bioplastic from fish that breaks down in 6 weeks

fish bioplastic

This 2-minute video is from the “Ways to Change the World” series from the World Economic Forum. This new bioplastic was created by UK student Lucy Hughes and is made from fishing waste, such as fish scales and algae. It’s called MarinaTex and this year it won the International James Dyson Award 2019. MarinaTex doesn’t leach toxins into the environment, …

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Understanding Fire

understanding fire

This 11-minute video is an extract from an SBS Insight episode – Season 2016 Episode 2 — Line of Fire, where Jenny Brockie interviews VICTOR STEFFENSEN, INDIGENOUS FIRE PRACTITIONER. There needs to be a cultural shift. We need to evolve our culture with fire.Victor Steffensen, Indigenous Fire Practitioner JENNY BROCKIE asks: How different would people’s back yards look, looking out …

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The Gateway of Liberation – Volume One

gateway of liberation by mary gray

For those who may have time, this 1-hour 12-minute video from Monadic Media is based on the book The Gateway of Liberation – Volume One by Mary Gray, originally published in 1935. The book is written in the older style, but the video really takes it up to another level and brings it to life – the graphics are simply astonishing.David …

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Greta Thunberg Thanks Inspiration David Attenborough

greta thunberg thanks david attenborough

3-minute video with Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg speaking to naturalist and BBC presenter David Attenborough on BBC Radio, telling the Briton his documentaries about the natural world were the reason she spoke up in defence of the environment.

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Love is the water of life – Rumi

love is the water of life - Rumi

2-minute video with background music by Bernward Koch – Walking through clouds “A life without love is of no account. Don’t ask yourself what kind of love you should seek, spiritual or material, divine or mundane, Eastern or Western. Divisions only lead to more divisions. Love has no labels, no definitions. It is what it is, pure and simple. Love …

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