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MUST SEE DOCUMENTARY : HUMAN by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

A few years ago, Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s helicopter broke down in rural Mali. While waiting for repairs, the filmmaker spent a day talking with a local farmer about his hopes, concerns, and priorities—examining the basic questions that shape a life. “It was the first time I had ever been confronted with really finding out about a person’s life and experiences,” Arthus-Bertrand says. And now, thanks to … Continue reading MUST SEE DOCUMENTARY : HUMAN by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

The Final Solution – A Film on Gujarat Genocide

Final Solution is a study of the politics of hate. Set in Gujarat during the period Feb/March 2002 – July 2003, the film graphically documents the changing face of right-wing politics in India through a study of the 2002 genocide of Muslims in Gujarat. It specifically examines political tendencies reminiscent of the Nazi Germany of early/mid-1930s. Final Solution is anti-hate/ violence as those who forget … Continue reading The Final Solution – A Film on Gujarat Genocide

OMG: Fanney Khan wonders about Achche Din

Fanney Khan wonders where will his Achchey Din (Good days as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ) come? Not just the common wo/man now the films of our times have started asking the important question…Achchey Din Kab Aayengey 🙂 However, Fanney Khan is not a political protest movie.This is an adaptation of Oscar nominated film Everybody’s Famous in Hindi. Continue reading OMG: Fanney Khan wonders about Achche Din

कुछ भी मारो बस आँख मत मारो – बोधिसत्व

  (मर्यादावादियों के लिए एक नया राष्ट्रगान) गोरक्षक बन कर मारो गोमांस के नाम पर मारो काश्मीर में सरकार बन कर मारो बेरोजगारी से मारो बेरोजगार की मारो मंदिर के नाम पर मारो बस आँख मत मारो। नोट बंद कर मारो लाइन में लगा कर मारो कर्ज से किसान मारो बोल वचन से मारो हंस कर और हंसा कर मारो उल्टे सीधे फंसा कर मारो … Continue reading कुछ भी मारो बस आँख मत मारो – बोधिसत्व

Power Foods for the Brain | Neal Barnard

Power Foods for the Brain Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored over 70 scientific publications as well as 17 books. As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs … Continue reading Power Foods for the Brain | Neal Barnard

Happy Brain: How to Overcome Our Neural Predispositions to Suffering | Amit Sood, MD

Twenty years ago, Dr. Amit Sood, a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic, came to the U.S. thinking he was coming to the Disneyland of the world. He expected everyone here to be very happy. What he saw surprised and shocked him. In this funny, fast-moving, and deeply insightful talk, Dr. Sood shares his journey over two decades and across two continents, finding a way … Continue reading Happy Brain: How to Overcome Our Neural Predispositions to Suffering | Amit Sood, MD

What is Beyonce saying in the song “Pretty Hurts”?

Mama said, you’re a pretty girl What’s in your head it doesn’t matter Brush your hair, fix your teeth What you wear is all that matters Just another stage Pageant the pain away This time I’m gonna take the crown Without falling down, down Pretty hurts Shine the light on whatever’s worst Perfection is the disease of a nation Pretty hurts Shine the light on … Continue reading What is Beyonce saying in the song “Pretty Hurts”?