Flickering In The Dust

Thanks to Michael Tosner for sharing this new documentary.

“The Fires Of Burning Man” (c) 2018
A music-driven documentary about the culture of Fire Performers and the wider Burning Man community. Primarily shot in 2015 and focused on the journey of a Vancouver BC based fire troupe “MythMaker”; it explores the ritual, cathartic, spiritual, and just plain fun nature of fire, and watching things burn. Additional footage used from 2014, 2016, & 2017. This footage may not be used for any commercial purpose.
Find out more about the artists who generously gifted their time and talents to this project:
burningman.org/culture/history/art-history/archive/
presentdayprod.com
mythmaker.ca/mythmaker_homepage.htm
laurenturkmusic.com/
kaialtair.com/
humanexperiencecreations.com/
suzkamusic.com/
reverbnation.com/musician/kevinpariso
kidsavant.bandcamp.com/
soundcloud.com/davidkiss

Hypernormalisation

A fascinating new documentary created for the BBC iPlayer video platform features some great footage of a young John Perry Barlow. It traces the last 40 years of history through a counter-cultural lens.

“You were so much a part of the system that it was impossible to see beyond it…the fakeness was hypernormal”

Silicon Valley’s Secret Weapon: The Shadow History of Burners Part 2

Part 1 is here and the presentation is here.

In part 2, we lay out some of the Where and When of this story. It’s free, amateur content, based on Open Source Intelligence. Please forgive some minor slips of the tongue; references for the claims are in the notes to each slide.

You can download the presentation as a PowerPoint with detailed notes and citations or as a PDF of the slides and a PDF of the notes.

Please download and share this video widely, they are trying to suppress it.

 

One error – although Jim Channon was involved in promoting the concept of Be All You Can Be, credit for coming up with the phrase should go to his Task Force Delta colleague Frank Burns.

The War on Drugs in 7 Infographics

E Ecstasy pills or tablets close up studio shot methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Image shot 2004. Exact date unknown.

“Fixated on Terror, most Americans have forgotten they’re fighting another war”.

Fighting. Losing. Wasting time, money and lives. Let’s move on from Wars on anything. Meanwhile, nations that decriminalize and treat it as a health issue, are winning.

This documentary is a very interesting look at the topic:

[Source: Blacklisted News via Filming Cops]

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