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Postby Jakob » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:44 pm



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Re: Documentaries

Postby Fixed Cross » Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:05 pm



Very long intro but including escape of punishment at the murderscene, and hypergrainy. For lovers of forensics, strangers, detectives.

The classroom at 5:35 scared Pezer, which marks one of very few occasions Ive seen fear in his face. Ill stipulate that it didn't and doesn't scare me, it is in fact contemporary Amsterdam in a very mild and friendly form. No burquas or kalashnikovs in sight. Democratic cities are hard cities. A town can only become rational to such a degree after prolonged political insanity.

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Re: Documentaries

Postby Pandora » Tue May 01, 2018 7:15 am

Wild Wild Country, 2018. - I thought it was well-done documentary series.

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I wish they also made a documentary on Osho’s earlier years, like his family and social environment, his childhood, and his younger years. This may have been even more insightful.
Here’s a speculative, but rather interesting quote I came across by one of his disenchanted former students:

Rajneesh was the son of an ambitious Jain businessman, and he was more like his father than he ever realized. Rajneesh's enlightenment was overlaid on top of a mind attuned to business and making money. Personality is genetically transferable, just as height, weight, and eye color.

http://meditation-handbook.50webs.com/osho2.html
(Good read, btw)

I do think that there are some people who are born to be great manipulators, and I think Chandra/Rajneesh/Bhagwan/Osho may have been that kind of person.
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Osho as a “world’s biggest pump”, lol, a good notice by UG Krishnamirti. Osho sure was a pimp, and not only that.
Speaking of UG (who’s not in the doc.), I get his bitterness towards Osho (and Jiddu as well, among other so called gurus), but I wish he did more with his own life than just pull out and give up like that in bitterness. Oh well.
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Pandora » Wed May 02, 2018 2:45 pm

Dirty Money (2018). This show is similar to American Greed.

So far, it is only scratching the surface of the corruption issue, but with the careful way it approaches the subject matter, I think it can go a long way.



Season One:1. WV Emmissions fraud, 2. Predatory Lending, 3. Big Pharma price gauging, 4. HSCB Money Laundering, 5. Maple Syrup Trade Wars, 6. Trump as a Con Man.

I think most people are already aware of these scams, but it’s interesting to hear from both sides of the argument as well, and from some of the actual people involved.

The pro legal exploitation side of episode 2 (Payday Loan Sharks) reminded me of the pro-sweat shop arguments made by exploiting companies. Legal, yes, but moral? I thought that the humanizing juxtaposition of these hated “businessmen” in the middle of the big looming moral question was pretty subtle and crafty.
(And I doubt anyone actually fell for it).
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Postby A Shieldmaiden » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:15 pm

Operation Finale a real-life Nazi hunt thriller.

https://youtu.be/07Y4_6PD0Z4

How did the survivors come to grips with the horrendous results of unchecked hatred and bigotry.

What did they endure? How were their lives changed?

It proves what depths of depravity man is capable of.
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Postby Pandora » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:54 pm

A Shieldmaiden wrote:Operation Finale a real-life Nazi hunt thriller.

https://youtu.be/07Y4_6PD0Z4

How did the survivors come to grips with the horrendous results of unchecked hatred and bigotry.

What did they endure? How were their lives changed?

It proves what depths of depravity man is capable of.


Part of it looked suspiciously similar to The Debt, 2010 (with Helen Mirren). (And it had to be a 10 day delay? Really?! Is this some kind of universal bureaucratic SOP?)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnPV_MLgiIc

Having seen both, I think I like The Debt better, as it also brings forth other philosophical/ethical issues that may come up as result, such as ethics of covering up the truth (or "Truth being a luxury" at certain times). Operation Finale is more streamlined and straightforward action/thriller - more about preserving the memory and the revenge of the victims. But reality and the issues that inevitably come up, of course, are more complicated than just that. Does the victim become the monster himself? Will he also cover the truth up to avenge himself and his nation, if he has to?
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Re: Documentaries

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:06 pm

https://youtu.be/qnPV_MLgiIc
Jewish spy gets a gynaecological exam from a Nazi physician? This should have been a comedy starring Adam Sandler.

One of the reviews on this movie.


I do recall vaguely seeing this movie but was not unduly impressed. Still prefer Operation Final as it gives some insight into the emotional element, that I suspect would be long lasting for the victims, I don't know really, as you would have had to experience this horror and would not wish it on your worst enemy. I think if I had experienced it I would opt out of the human race and live a life of a hermit, one could never trust another being ever, after that.

Will he also cover the truth up to avenge himself and his nation, if he has to?


Why not? An eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth)

There was no cover up, the Nazis were meticulous in documenting and filming their activities, there was more than enough evidence of their heinous acts they produced for themselves.
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Pandora » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:16 am

There was no cover up, the Nazis were meticulous in documenting and filming their activities, there was more than enough evidence of their heinous acts they produced for themselves.
I was referring to the coverup about the mission, in the movie (Debt). This subject was a big theme in it, which raised the ethical questions as to what actions are justifiable by the survivors/victims. Essentially, is lying okay?

[shoot, just found out that the 2010 movie itself was a remake of an earlier 2007 Israeli movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIkPj7sraYc]
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Re: Documentaries

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:14 am

Bobby Fischer Against The World


Such an interesting doco.

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Re: Documentaries

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:15 am

Pandora wrote:

Essentially, is lying okay?


Sometimes it is a kindness.
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:44 am

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Re: Documentaries

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:06 am

Mr R, thanks for that video Outfoxed, pretty bloody amazing.

I once read a description of Murdoch as being ' a big, bad bastard, and the only way you can deal with him is to make sure he thinks you can be a big, bad bastard too'.

"It's the 2013 meeting of the Bilderbergs, and all of the world's elite are in attendance: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Ben Bernanke, Paul Volcker, Christine Legarde, Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, Larry Summers, Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Rupert Murdoch, Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, Angela Merkel, George Soros, Warren Buffett, the Rockerfellers, and more...

Dan Estuline, the author who investigated the Bilderberg group for 15 years before writing his book – “The True Story of the Bilderberg Group.”

He describes their agenda thusly:

One international identity that observes one set of universal values.
Centralized control of public opinion through propaganda.
A New World Order with rulers, subjects, and the illusion of democracy.
A “zero-growth society” without prosperity or progress, only greater wealth and power for the rulers.
Manufactured crises and perpetual wars."
Establishing the UN as a de facto world government.
Making NATO a world military."
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Pandora » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:33 am

Bactria (specifically, Greco-Bactrian Kingdom; 250 BC-130 BC) (today, area straddling NE Afghanistan, SW Tajikistan, and SE Uzbekistan)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bactria
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greco-Bactrian_Kingdom


(Notably, on Hellenization of Buddhism, i.e., the introduction of Buddhist statues/idolatry, as well as contribution to the eventual spread of Buddhism into China). Apparently Zarathustra was also born in the area and some of the elements of Zoroastrianism (fire) were later incorporated into local representations of Zeus and later Kushan (Buddhist!?) rulers; ex.Kanishka's coins)
Ghandhara: The Renaissance of Buddhism
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOtl1CA ... K4nmnBR3xH
(this is from 8 part history doc. series on Eurasia)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milinda_Panha

Ai-Khanoum (today's NE Afghanistan), one of the "Alexandrias" of Alexander the Great
On Persian influences on the area (hellenic+persian) (same doc. series)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfNZbCV ... K4nmnBR3xH

Some historical background of Greco-Bactrian Kidgdom
Hellenism In the East: Indo-Greeks & The Thousand Cities of Bactria
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAb7wF5bEnM

Modern day descendants of Greek settlers? (Perhaps Kalash?...)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5uke7vIaFM
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Pandora » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:30 am

Life and Legacy of Pythagoras
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fc6W38etMHg

(paying special attention to Greek-Egyptian-Persian syncretism)
http://www.esotericonline.net/group/mys ... -egypt-and
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amasis_II
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:08 am

A Shieldmaiden wrote:Mr R, thanks for that video Outfoxed, pretty bloody amazing.

I once read a description of Murdoch as being ' a big, bad bastard, and the only way you can deal with him is to make sure he thinks you can be a big, bad bastard too'.

"It's the 2013 meeting of the Bilderbergs, and all of the world's elite are in attendance: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Ben Bernanke, Paul Volcker, Christine Legarde, Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, Larry Summers, Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Rupert Murdoch, Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, Angela Merkel, George Soros, Warren Buffett, the Rockerfellers, and more...

Dan Estuline, the author who investigated the Bilderberg group for 15 years before writing his book – “The True Story of the Bilderberg Group.”

He describes their agenda thusly:

One international identity that observes one set of universal values.
Centralized control of public opinion through propaganda.
A New World Order with rulers, subjects, and the illusion of democracy.
A “zero-growth society” without prosperity or progress, only greater wealth and power for the rulers.
Manufactured crises and perpetual wars."
Establishing the UN as a de facto world government.
Making NATO a world military."



The irony here is that the current president of the US gets his news from Fox, and has labeled virtually every other source of news as "fake", and claims to be against the "deep state" and in favor of putting America first in world politics.
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Re: Documentaries

Postby Pandora » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:56 pm

Chronic State (the dark side of legalizing marijuana - by non-profit DrugFree Idaho, Inc.)
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