“The Theory of Two Truths in India” – Sonam Thakchoe

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy The theory of the two truths has a twenty-five century long history behind it. It has its origin in the sixth century BCE India with the emergence of the Siddhārtha Gautama. It is said, according to the Pitāpūtrasamāgama-sūtra, Siddhārtha became a buddha “awakened one” because he fully understood the meaning of the two… Continue lendo “The Theory of Two Truths in India” – Sonam Thakchoe

Wordsworth, Coleridge and the Poetic Revolution – Jonathan BATE

Jonathan Bate explains why Wordsworth's and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads is one of the greatest and most influential volumes of poetry ever written. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wgVApASNxw A lecture by Professor Sir Jonathan Bate CBE FBA, Professor of Rhetoric (16 October 2018) https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-an… 'The sense of a new style and a new spirit in poetry came over me', wrote… Continue lendo Wordsworth, Coleridge and the Poetic Revolution – Jonathan BATE

Byron and the Age of Sensation – Jonathan BATE

Jonathan Bate explores the life and work of the original celebrity poet Lord Byron. Byron was simultaneously a Romantic and an anti-Romantic. A lecture by Sir Jonathan Bate , Gresham Professor of Rhetoric 11 June 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W7gHiH11qI https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-an... Jonathan Bate will explore the life and work of the original celebrity poet - Lord Byron. He… Continue lendo Byron and the Age of Sensation – Jonathan BATE

O Belo & a Consolação – Richard RORTY

Como escreveu alguém num blog: «A uma dada altura a SIC passou aquele que talvez tenha sido o melhor programa de televisão alguma vez feito.» Entre 1 de maio de 2001 e 15 de maio de 2002 e depois repetido em 2006 a SIC, na rubrica (quinzenal) "Noites Longas", apresentou um programa de entrevistas que… Continue lendo O Belo & a Consolação – Richard RORTY

Who Was The Real King MacBeth? | The Real MacBeth | Timeline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq75Cl_osxk&t=1088s The real Scottish king Macbeth was a far cry from the great Shakespearean villain, but his story was even more fascinating, presenter Tony Robinson discovers in his continuing series which uncovers the myths behind legendary British heroes. The original and real King Macbeth lived in the 11th century and reigned from 1040 to 1057.… Continue lendo Who Was The Real King MacBeth? | The Real MacBeth | Timeline

Zdzisław Beksiński: the nightmare artist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxRB4sdbIcw&t=372s Zdzislaw Beksinski was a Polish horror painter that reacted to the horrors of war that he saw around him, and today we are going to take a look at his career. Thanks for watching! For more films about Beksinski please visit Andy Teszner channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSx7... Music by SturqenYou can find more information about their… Continue lendo Zdzisław Beksiński: the nightmare artist

What’s Behind Thailand’s Alarming Suicide Rate? | Undercover Asia

"If I like the correspondence of Dostoyevsky and Baudelaire so much, it is because it revolves mainly around money and illness, the only 'fiery' subjects. The rest hardly matters."CIORAN, Cahiers : 1957-1972 COVID-19 is not the only epidemic that has hit Thailand, as the economic distress caused by the coronavirus is leading more and more… Continue lendo What’s Behind Thailand’s Alarming Suicide Rate? | Undercover Asia

Mulher negra confrontando o racismo da Ku Klux Klan, na Alemanha

Mo Asumang, filha de pai ganense negro e mãe alemã branca, fala à BBC News sobre suas experiências ao fazer seu novo documentário, The Aryans, no qual confronta racistas na Alemanha e entre membros da Ku Klux Klan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmneM7xJ1fI

Bhutan: Change comes to the Himalayan “Happy Kingdom” | DW Documentary

When, in my village, after the war of '14, electricity was introduced, it was a unanimous murmur from the peasants. "It's the devil, it's the devil," we could hear everywhere. When it was finally installed in the churches (there were three of them!), it was a generalized dismay. “It's the Antichrist, it's the end of… Continue lendo Bhutan: Change comes to the Himalayan “Happy Kingdom” | DW Documentary

What does boredom do to us – and for us? – Margaret TALBOT

The New Yorker, August 20, 2020 Humans have been getting bored for centuries, if not millennia. Now there’s a whole field to study the sensation, at a time when it may be more rampant than ever. Quick inventory: Among the many things you might be feeling more of these days, is boredom one of them?… Continue lendo What does boredom do to us – and for us? – Margaret TALBOT