Cradle of Civilization

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The sacred balance

Posted by Fredsvenn on September 14, 2014

The Planet is Fine, The People are Fucked

Based on David Suzuki’s best-selling book of the same name, and filmed on five continents, the sacred balance celebrates a new scientific worldview, an inclusive vision of nature in which we human beings are intimately connected to all life processes on Earth.

With Suzuki as our guide, we visit the best minds of the age. Philosophers, scholars, priests, and shamans all share their visions and perspectives of the universe. Scientists such as E.O.Wilson, Ary Goldberger, Brian Goodwin, Wade Davis, Stephen Lansing and James Lovelock reveal the meaning behind their perceptions and discoveries. We hear astonishing tales of the world’s infinite complexity. Through many knowledgeable eyes, guided by many wise hearts, we are reminded of who we are: creatures of the Earth, biological beings totally dependent upon the planet’s life support systems.

The titles in this series are:

Part 1: Journey into New Worlds – Suzuki celebrates the birth of a new scientific worldview that is holistic rather reductionist.

The Sacred Balance (2002)

Part 2: The Matrix of Life – Suzuki travels the world exploring our intimate relationship with water and air.

Part 3: The Fire of Creation – Suzuki explores the latest scientific findings which amplify the age-old reverence for the sun.

Part 4: Coming Home – Suzuki explores biophilia — the innate, hereditary need of human beings to affiliate with nature.

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