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Resist Herd Mentality by Cultivating “Intelligent Disobedience”

Why are we humans so trusting about the information we receive? The short answer is that we’re social animals who depend on each other, especially our leaders, for information. Continue reading Resist Herd Mentality by Cultivating “Intelligent Disobedience”

The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors

“For lovers of roots music, the Tuareg have a profound significance. There is much evidence that early blues music descended from their music, having crossed the Atlantic in slave ships and somehow managing to blossom into a new but still mesmerising musical genre in America. Their music has also influenced African genres such as gnawa and rai.” Continue reading The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors

Behind the Blue Veil: The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors

   Film: Behind the Blue Veil    Director: Robyn Symon They were the men and the women of the sand, of the wind, of the light, … Continue reading Behind the Blue Veil: The Unbearable Beauty of a Fading Civilisation, the Unbearable Ugliness of its Oppressors