on Netflix Instant Programming, vol. 1 – “Zeitgeist”

The amount of video available to watch instantly on the Netflix streaming service is impressive. Much of it is perfectly entertaining, some is very informative documentary filmmaking, and bits are awful and forgotten creations hanging off the cliff of relevancy. In this first volume of reviewing what’s out there, I watched the Zeitgeist movie. Zeitgeist was first mentioned to me in 2007 by a classmate. I thought it sounded interesting but didn’t bother watching until I noticed its availability on Netflix.   The first part of the movie discusses religion and I found it to be a generally objective and inoffensive report. ¬†Devout Christians are sure to take issue with the presentation of Jesus as a continuation in the “Sun …

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10 Years

I spend ordinary days with the basic assumption of personal safety, I almost imagine that crime is fiction, it doesn’t exist in my reality as long as I don’t think of it. But on this day it is impossible to ignore.¬† The veil of absolute safety is fragile, the question of how to survive in the world becomes prevalent under the weight of today’s memories. And yet, changing my way of life, succumbing to the fears realized by the reminder of tragedy, is not an option. The opposite action – living freely, happily – is appropriate in order to transcend the intentions of those who provoked this sadness.

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