Member 1648
9 entries
87785 views

 RSS
Contributor to project:
Polytopia
Immortal since Mar 16, 2008
Uplinks: 0, Generation 3

Self Evolving Minds & Machines
The Social Brain
The truth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away. (Robert Pirsig)
  • Affiliated
  •  /  
  • Invited
  •  /  
  • Descended
  • Recently commented on
    From Self-Evolving
    The Impact Bias: Future...
    From Spaceweaver
    Mind - The need for a new...
    From alberto
    EL ACTO DE PINTAR...
    From N8
    They Can "See" Your Dreams?
    From Wildcat
    Optimism is a political act
    Self-Evolving’s project
    Polytopia
    The human species is rapidly and indisputably moving towards the technological singularity. The cadence of the flow of information and innovation in...
    Now playing SpaceCollective
    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
    From Self-Evolving's personal cargo

    A time and place where we redefine the very fundamentals


    I think this event will be instructive and illuminating on how human communication on one of the most massive scales ever achieved can be used to push forth the Hyper-Evolution of Self-Evolution and perhaps lead to a both wider and deeper unified human experience than has ever been known - and therefore, may also be a partial realization of the potential the SpaceCollective community is dedicated to exploring - a time and place where we redefine the very fundamentals of what definition is – what experience is - what knowledge is - what an individual is - what humanity is - what existence is – and become, for all intensive purposes, another species entirely.


    I'll be watching…

    - -

    The Pangea Day Mission & Purpose

    Pangea Day is a global event bringing the world together through film.

    Why? In a world where people are often divided by borders, difference, and conflict, it's easy to lose sight of what we all have in common. Pangea Day seeks to overcome that – to help people see themselves in others – through the power of film.

    The Pangea Day Event

    Starting at 18:00 GMT on May 10, 2008, locations in Cairo, Kigali, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, and Rio de Janeiro will be linked for a live program of powerful films, live music, and visionary speakers. The entire program will be broadcast – in seven languages – to millions of people worldwide through the internet, television, and mobile phones.

    The 24 short films to be featured have been selected from an international competition that generated more than 2,500 submissions from over one hundred countries. The films were chosen based on their ability to inspire, transform, and allow us see the world through another person's eyes. Details on the Pangea Day films can be viewed here.

    The program will also include a number of exceptional speakers and musical performers. Queen Noor of Jordan, CNN's Christiane Amanpour, musician/activist Bob Geldof, and Iranian rock phenom Hypernova are among those taking part.

    What Will Happen After Pangea Day


    People inspired by Pangea Day will have the opportunity to participate in community-building activities around the world. Through the live program, the Pangea Day web site, and self-organized local events, everyday people will be connected with extraordinary activists and organizations.

    Many of the films and performances seen on Pangea Day will be made available on the Web and via mobile phone, alongside open forums for discussion and ideas for how to take social action.

    A Pangea Day documentary will be created to catalyze future activities, and dozens of talented filmmakers will make strides in their careers.

    History

    In 2006, filmmaker Jehane Noujaim won the TED Prize, an annual award granted at the TED Conference. She was granted $100,000, and more important, a wish to change the world. Her wish was to create a day in which the world came together through film. Pangea Day grew out of that wish. Watch Jehane Noujaim’s 2006 acceptance speech now.

    The Trailer




    The specific information on Pangea Day (below the double dash) was taken from: http://www.pangeaday.org/index.php

    (artwork by Alex Grey entitled Oversoul)

    Fri, May 9, 2008  Permanent link

      RSS for this post
    Add comment
      Promote (1)
      
      Add to favorites
    Synapses (3)
     
     
          Cancel