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HOME (Text Version, 3/3)

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HOME (Text Version, Last Part)(Continued from part II) When populations are subjected to these devastating phenomena, they eventually move away. Wealthy countries will not be spared. Droughts are occurring all over the planet. In Australia, half of farmland is already affected. We are in the process of compromising the climatic balance that has allowed us to develop over 12,000 years. More and more wildfires encroach on major cities. In turn, they exacerbate global warming. As the trees burn, they release carbon dioxide. The system that controls our climate has been severely disrupted. The elements on which it relies have been disrupted. The clock of climate change is ticking in these magnificent landscapes. Here in Siberia and elsewhere across the globe it is so cold that the ground is constantly frozen. It’s known as permafrost. Under its surface lies a climatic time bomb:methane. A greenhouse gas 20 times more pow…

HOME (Text Version Part 2/3)

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HOME (Text Version Part II)
(Continued from Part I ) Thousands of kilometers away, 800 to 1,000 liters of water are consumed per person per day. Las Vegas was built out of the desert. Millions of people live there. Thousands more arrive every month. The inhabitants of Las Vegas are among the biggest consumers of water in the world. Palm Springs is another desert city with tropical vegetation and lush golf courses. How long can this mirage continue to prosper? The Earth cannot keep up. The Colorado River which brings water to these cities, is one of those rivers that no longer reaches the sea. Even more alarmingly, its flow is diminishing at source. Water levels in the catchment lakes along its course are plummeting. Lake Powell took 17 years to reach high-peak mark. Its level is now half of that. Water shortages could affect nearly two billion people before 2025. Yet water is still abundant in unspoiled regions of the p…

HOME by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (Part I/3)

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HOME by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (Text Version Part I)
(My transcript version of this  awesome documentary “HOME” goes with a prayer for the filmmakers’ permission. Otherwise I shall be obliged to remove this on a short notice. HOME, I believe, is the best environmental documentary I have ever seen in years and this text version serves to share and extend the movie from the “viewing” to the reading public and for all the world’s enlightenment. I’ve decided to divide this in three parts so as not to squeeze your vertical scroll bar too tight.  And I would greatly appreciate it if you would give me a piece of your mind by leaving a comment. Now open your eyes..) Listen to me please. You’re like me, a homo sapiens, a wise human. Life,  a miracle of the universe appeared around four billion years ago and we humans only 200 thousand years ago. Yet we have succeeded in disrupting the balance that is so esse…

15 Filmes sobre a Filosofia de Martin Heidegger

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15 Filmes sobre a Filosofia de Martin Heidegger
12 de junho de 2016Philippe Torres 1 Comentário. Por Philippe Torres Há no filosofo alemão Martin Heidegger uma complexidade que, muitas vezes, o faz ser mal compreendido, sendo associado inclusive ao nazismo. Contudo, ao contrário, o filosofo de muitas influências orientais capta uma mensagem anti-guerra a todo instante. O pensamento de Heidegger assume uma crítica a modernidade e a filosofia de seu tempo, mais, diz ser seu tempo e os que estão por vir os da ciência e, portanto, da técnica. Dessa forma, sendo a ciência o imperativo da modernidade, é também um tempo da não filosofia, mas Heidegger então completa que a modernidade é sim o tempo da filosofia, mas de uma filosofia específica: a metafísica, a qual o pensador irá criticar.

O que é a metafísica? Para Heidegger, …