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Bob’s Film Pick for February 2013: The People Speak!

Almost forgot to post my film pick for February 2013. This month let’s go with…. …”The People Speak! (a documentary based on the book A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn: Couldn’t find this one freely available online but it’s worth checking out.

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Thu, February 28 2013 » Books, Civil Rights & Justice, Films & Documentaries, Govt Agencies & Law Enforcement, Greed & Economics, Humanity & History, Love & Social Evolution, Modern Politics & Governance, Race & Ethnic Relations, Social Commentary, Stories, War & Violence » No Comments

Bob’s Film Pick for January 2013: “Constantine’s Sword”

A very worthwhile film that I’d like to share with others. Here’s is Oren Jacoby discussing his film “Constantine’s Sword,” which is available for viewing on Netflix:

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Sat, January 26 2013 » Bob's World, Films & Documentaries, Humanity & History, Myths & Metaphors, Religions & Dogma, Social Commentary, War & Violence » No Comments

Bob’s film pick for December 2012: “What Would Jesus Buy?”

Even though the shopping extravaganza is over this time around, this film remains extremely important for all of us, any time of year. “What Would Jesus Buy?” (full video available for free viewing below and on youtube): Undermine the Shopocalypse! We must halt our mindless consumption. About to watch this again for probably the sixth […]

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Sat, December 29 2012 » Art & Humanities, Civil Rights & Justice, Films & Documentaries, Greed & Economics, Love & Social Evolution, Propaganda & Media, Psychology, Social Commentary, Soulful Living, Spiritual Inquiry » No Comments

Catching up: Bob’s November 2012 film pick

Been away from this blog for a while. Interesting as the internet is, real life experienced directly is infinitely more exciting.    So I will offer no apology for my absence. However, I did forget to post a film for November 2012, so in playing catch-up, I’m offering up the PBS mini-series “We Shall Remain: […]

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Sat, December 29 2012 » Civil Rights & Justice, Films & Documentaries, Govt Agencies & Law Enforcement, Humanity & History, Race & Ethnic Relations, Social Commentary, War & Violence » No Comments

Third Party Presidential Debate

Third Party Presidential Debate (moderated by Larry King): Featuring Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson, Green Party’s Jill Stein, Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode, and Justice Party candidate Rocky Anders. The only debate I care to watch this election.  Obama and Romney aren’t even on my radar. Planning on voting for Gary Johnson this time around.  Elections […]

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Wed, October 24 2012 » Civil Rights & Justice, Discussion, Environment & Sustainability, Films & Documentaries, Govt Agencies & Law Enforcement, Greed & Economics, Labor & the Workforce, Modern Politics & Governance, News, Propaganda & Media, Social Commentary » No Comments

Home-schooling with Bob: “The Sociological Science Behind Social Networks”

Nicholas Christakis on “The Sociological Science Behind Social Networks”: The alter and the ego…that’s an important concept to take forward.  Sociology is sorely undervalued by most people, because they don’t recognize its significance as a lens for examining our social relations and networks.  They don’t know because sociological inquiry is commonly dismissed by others, imprinting […]

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Sun, October 21 2012 » Education and Academics, Humanity & History, Love & Social Evolution, Nature & The Animal Kingdom, Psychology, Science & Technology, Social Commentary, Stories » No Comments

Bob’s film pick for October 2012: “Earthlings”

This month I’d like to offer up the documentary “Earthlings” just in time for Halloween, guaranteed to scare the pants right off nearly all youngsters! Seriously, not a kid-friendly film. The content concerns an important topic made most pertinent at a time when our country engages in war throughout the globe to secure oil,  a […]

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Sun, October 14 2012 » Civil Rights & Justice, Environment & Sustainability, Films & Documentaries, Govt Agencies & Law Enforcement, Greed & Economics, Humanity & History, Labor & the Workforce, Modern Politics & Governance, Nature & The Animal Kingdom, Science & Technology, Social Commentary, Spiritual Inquiry, War & Violence » No Comments

Atheism, altered?

To begin with, Matt Dillahunty and Jay Lucas pitch terrific arguments on the existence of the Christian god: What blessed but strange times we live in. Sliding into the 21st century, bickering all the way, blaming one another for so many problems. Unable to come together and figure out what we at least can agree […]

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Sat, October 13 2012 » Discussion, Modern Politics & Governance, Myths & Metaphors, Race & Ethnic Relations, Religions & Dogma, Science & Technology, Sex & Gender, Social Commentary, Spiritual Inquiry, Words & Labels » No Comments

“A little bit of truth and beauty died.”

Kris Kristofferson singing “In the News”: “Not in my name. Not on my ground. I want nothing but the ending of the war. No more killing or it’s over, and the mystery won’t matter anymore.” What a powerful song.

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Tue, August 14 2012 » Environment & Sustainability, Greed & Economics, Humanity & History, Love & Social Evolution, Modern Politics & Governance, Poetry, Race & Ethnic Relations, Religions & Dogma, Social Commentary, Spiritual Inquiry, War & Violence » No Comments

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