Archive for the Psychology Category

~ Moral Hazard ~

Posted in Mystery, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 23, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Moral Hazard
Decency is indecency’s conspiracy of silence.
~ George Bernard Shaw ~

The Corporation (2003)

Posted in Documentary, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 22, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott
Producer: Bart Simpson, Joel Bakan
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Language: English /
AR / CN / DE / EN / ES / FR / HI / IT / JP / PT / RO / RU subtitles

The pathological pursuit of profit and power.

The documentary shows the development of the contemporary business corporation, from a legal entity that originated as a government-chartered institution meant to affect specific public functions to the rise of the modern commercial institution entitled to most of the legal rights of a person. Taking its status as a legal “person” to the logical conclusion, the film puts the corporation on the psychiatrist’s couch to ask “What kind of person is it?” What the study illustrates is that in the its behavior, this type of “person” typically acts like a dangerously destructive psychopath without conscience. The film was nominated for over 26 international awards.

~ Price of Civilization ~

Posted in Art, Philosophy, Photography, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 22, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Price of Civilization
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
~ Lord Acton ~

~ Great Doubt ~

Posted in Alchemy, Art, Metaphysics, Mystery, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 20, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Great Doubt
What is the sound of one hand clapping?
~ Hakuin ~

The Soul of the Bone / A Alma do Osso (2004)

Posted in Documentary, Experimental, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Cao Guimarães
Producer: Beto Magalhães
Genre: Documentary / Experimental
Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese / PT / ES / EN subtitles

Loneliness and the relationship between man and nature.

A alma do osso is an experimental documentary about  Domingos Albino Ferreira (also known as Dominguinhos da Pedra), a 71-year-old man who has lived alone for 41 years in caves in the countryside region of Itambé do Mato Dentro, Minas Gerais (Brazil). He survives on a meagre pension from the Brazilian government.

It starts with an epigraph by Guimarães Rosa: ‘Loneliness is too much for ourselves’. There are no dialogues or interviews in this documentary, and almost no speech. Practically all the information we receive comes from the images and sounds that characterize the countryside: beautiful landscapes of green hills and the sea, the man’s cave and the sounds of nature.

~ Perfectly Silent ~

Posted in Alchemy, Cosmology, Metaphysics, Mystery, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Perfectly Silent
Loneliness is always concerned with others;
aloneness is concerned with oneself.
Your aloneness is your essential being.
~ Osho ~

~ Cosmic Miracle ~

Posted in Alchemy, Art, Cosmology, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology, Science with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 15, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm


The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
~ Aristotle ~

~ Being Responsible ~

Posted in Cosmology, Metaphysics, Mysticism, Parapsychology, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 14, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Being Responsible
The consciousness of life is higher than life.
~ Fyodor Dostoevsky ~

What We Still Don’t Know – Are We Real? (2004)

Posted in Alchemy, Cosmology, Documentary, Metaphysics, Mystery, Mysticism, Philosophy, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 13, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Srik Narayanan
Producer: Darlow Smithson
Genre: Documentary
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English

The Universe as a place of mystery and wonder.

Lord Martin Rees is an astrophysicist who paints a fascinating picture of how we might be changed by what we do not yet know. These programs focus on: Was there a beginning? Whether we are alone? What’s the future of the cosmos? What is the nature of reality? With each advance, new questions come into sharper focus. The key issue is what we still don’t know.

There is a fundamental chasm in our understanding of ourselves, the universe, and everything. To solve this, Sir Martin takes us on a mind-boggling journey through multiple universes to post-biological life. On the way we learn of the disturbing possibility that we could be the product of someone else experiment.

At the Ends of the Earth / Au bout du Monde / На краю Земли (1998)

Posted in Animation, Art House Film, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Psychedelic, Psychology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 12, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Konstantin Bronzit
Producer: Konstantin Bronzit
Genre: Animation / Short
Country: France / Russia
Language: Russian / None

A strange story at the very top of the Caucasian mountains – the apex, pinnacle, vertex.

A family lives in a house that teeters precariously on the very tip of a mountain. The balance of the house is affected not only by the family that lives inside, but also their cow, dog, cat, a passing bird, and a man with a couple of sheep who returns in a car. The slopes of the hill themselves also seem rather slippery at times.

The film was included in the Animation Show of Shows and eventually gathering nearly 70 awards around the film festivals.