Ethics Goes to the Movies

Theater, Hollywood, and prime-time television have long been obsessed with dramatic ethical dilemmas which hook audiences. From the earliest known and best loved theater, engaging characters have been obsessed with questions such as “to be or not to be?”, “to marry for love or for honor?”, and whether “to do the right thing but forContinue Reading

Media of Awakening

Although films and TV programs are often divided into the well-known genres of comedy, drama, horror, action, etc., I have long been interested in renaming some genres with more pro-social spiritual terms such as the “victory” (see blog posted on June 22, 2016) and “awakening.” What makes the “awakening” genre unique is that throughout theContinue Reading

Join us for Primal Spirituality 1a and 1b – Blessing and Understanding

Learn to connect to the first two gateways of Primal Spirituality in our Primal Spirituality Course! For two transformative weekends at beautiful Sunrise Ranch, you’ll learn the enlightened principles of emotional and spiritual intelligence to open the first two gateways of experience – Blessing and Understanding. These courses consists of clear presentations and powerful experientialContinue Reading

RBG, Malala, Elda Hartley and the Great Women in Media

Have you heard of Elda Hartley? Working out of her home in Cos Cob, Connecticut, Elda directed, produced, obtained, and promoted literally hundreds of spiritual films until her death at the age of ninety in 2001. She created Hartley Films from which one may screen hundreds of films about virtually every well-known spiritual practice, religion,Continue Reading

Gotti Get Out of this Place

The title of this blog, Gotti Get Out of this Place, is not a typo.  I want to talk about the movies Gotti, Get Out and the 60’s hit song by the Animals, “We Gotta Get Out of this Place” all at once. For the first time in this blog series I am not recommendingContinue Reading