Summary This page provides a sampling of wedding videos from different cultures around the world. They are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top. A description and date is provided for each video. Note that wedding videographers may not approve their videos for embedding on websites. So, they must be viewed… Continue reading World Wedding Traditions 2022
Glengarry Glen Ross
Summary This page provides links to information about the film Glengarry Glen Ross as well as access to watch the film free on YouTube with ads. Brutalism and harsh authoritarianism is a style of leadership that has become popularized in recent years. As of November 2022, Elon Musk is managing Twitter in a style similar… Continue reading Glengarry Glen Ross
VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness
About “Fairness matters … to both people and primates. Sharing priceless footage of capuchin monkeys responding to perceived injustice, primatologist Sarah Brosnan explores why humans and monkeys evolved to care about equality — and emphasizes the connection between a healthy, cooperative society and everyone getting their fair share.” (TED, 21 Dec 2020) Video [Video Date:… Continue reading VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness
Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness
The videos below are various presentations by Christine Porath on the topic of civility and how the lack of civility in the workplace creates a toxic workplace and has a great economic cost. Respect, gratitude, kindness, empathy — these are not just proper ways to behave but they are the most effective ways to interact… Continue reading Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness
Humans are apex predators who consume entire habitats, and we have reached peak growth.
When hiking through a forest, it’s common to see a fallen tree that is being consumed by a combination of fungus, ants, and decomposition. The circle of life will eventually allow the tree to rot and turn into soil again. Xylophagy is a term used in ecology to describe the habits of an herbivorous animal… Continue reading Humans are apex predators who consume entire habitats, and we have reached peak growth.
RUMI – Quotes on Love and Relationships with the Arabic and English Translation (Music Video)
This video shares some love and relationship quotes by Rumi. The song is “Love” by Yehezkel Raz via ArtList. Music selection, images, and video production as well as the Arabic text and English translation are the work of Translation Beyond Words. Learn more about language and translation resources at https://resourcesforlife.com/language About Beyond Words
“Our commitments to racial equity” ~ Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google
[The following message is from Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google and Alphabet. The statement was shared with everyone in the company on 17 Jun 2020 and also published to the Google blog.] Hi everyone, Over the past several weeks, violent and racist attacks against the Black community have forced the world to reckon with… Continue reading “Our commitments to racial equity” ~ Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google
Seven Relationships of Business (Podcast E20)
In Episode #20, I discuss seven relationships of business that define the success and impact of a company. These relationships can help with decisions about what companies and organizations to work for and invest in. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click)… Continue reading Seven Relationships of Business (Podcast E20)
“The Great Realization” – A Bedtime Story About the Social and Cultural Impact of COVID-19
A bed time story of how it started, and why hindsight’s 2020. Music by Katie Phillips. Sound Design by Sam Gee. Video by Probably Tomfoolery. [Video Date: 29 Apr 2020. Posted: 3 May 2020.]
Women who don’t want to be mothers
Many women make a conscious decision not to have children. What are the reasons behind their choice – and what reactions does it prompt? The film [m]otherhood investigates these questions and examines the maternal myth inherent in all cultures. Woman and mother – the two words are often used interchangeably. Amid a widespread belief that… Continue reading Women who don’t want to be mothers
Self-Quiz: Should we have children?
Below is a self-survey with a list of questions and considerations to ask before planning to have children. This survey isn’t intended to provoke a specific answer. Such surveys do exist — trying to convince people that having children is horrible or wonderful. There is, of course, no one universal answer for everyone. Most existing… Continue reading Self-Quiz: Should we have children?
SHORT FILM: “Our Kind of Love”
In “Our Kind of Love” a woman travels from Afghanistan to London for a meeting with a man she plans to marry but has never met. This film is featured by Omeleto, a curator and promoter of award-winning short films. Note: This post was created on 16 Apr 2020 but is dated 19 Feb 2019… Continue reading SHORT FILM: “Our Kind of Love”