Book Review

HERITAGE – An Award Winning, Cinematic Short – Written and Directed by Davy McCall
A Review and Commentary.

It’ short – short like a knife. Yet, seventeen minutes tell the story of countless generations. The story of a family divided by their misdeeds. One family – now two distinct cultures, and still together – bound to each other by conflict. In seventeen minutes, Heritage tells the story of two men – each driven to violence by acts of violence. McCall uses a mixture of his characters individual experience and collective, cultural history of loss to bring two men and the audience to a startling realization – one that changes everything. It’s an understanding that could reconcile bitter enemies. However, this realization is fragile, easily subverted by anyone with anything to gain from violence – those who hide themselves and silence their enemies with guns and knives. Continue Reading

This review by Tom Carroll is for: Kosmic Consciousness (Audio CD)  by Ken Wilber  originally posted on:  Amazon.com

Wilber’s audio series Kosmic Consciousness is fascinating – though caution is advised as it is cerebral in the extreme. Wilber does the cognitive side – setting the stage for the work – all the practices – the contemplative work. Said another way – Ken has drawn a map of human experience, integrating everyday life and exotic spiritual potential. The value here is that Wilber’s Integral theory, (map), allows the user to see both the larger forest they’ve been “wondering” in, and the individual trees – including those that we may have already climbed, chopped down, admired from afar – even the one you may at this moment be camped beneath. Kosmic Consciousness will live in my iPod forever – or at least until iPods are replaced by something even cooler.

For anyone headed for the High Country – this 10 CD audio series is a must. It might even make you wish that long drive you have in front of you was one disk longer!

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