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For the Global Thinker

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Comforting Myths


"By the standards of the European industrial world, we are poor peasants, but when I embrace my grandfather I experience a sense of richness as though I am a note in the heartbeats of the very universe."

Read full article here...

 https://harpers.org/archive/2018/06/comforting-myths/

Mexican Masters



Master artisans in the Mexican state of Michoacan produce exquisite works of Art....

Pottery

https://vimeo.com/249752354

Copper

https://vimeo.com/249749574

Stonemasonary

https://vimeo.com/249743267

Landing New York | B777 Cockpit View 4K



Incredible cockpit view of a jet landing at JFK...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ckRAPgWwQY

Why We Can't Save Her



Powerful video from the International Committee for the Red Cross...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm0TYebjyHQ

Disney Animator Illustrates Life With Two Children After His Wife Passed Away



http://www.24hviralphotos.com/disney-animator-illustrates-life-with-two-children-after-his-wife-passed-away-and-it-will-break-your-heart-21-pics/

L.A. Dreamers




Five Japanese girls meet in Los Angeles. They are far from home but they have same goal, chase the dream of becoming hip hop dancers.
Shot on Arri Alexa Mini and Zeiss Standard 2.1
Directed By
Dani Fortuny

Watch Video here....
https://vimeo.com/153879475

I LOVE NY


The short time I spent living in Spanish Harlem will not be forgotten....I Love NY.  A visual and heart-warming dedication to NY and the man behind the famous logo...
https://vimeo.com/270244268

From Memory to Myth: The Adventures of Patrick Leigh Fermor


The daring exploits and beguiling charm of the 20th century’s greatest travel writer...

https://www.weeklystandard.com/dominic-green/from-memory-to-myth-the-adventures-of-patrick-leigh-fermor

Stories from the Sinai


Excerpt:   "We were sitting on a dune overlooking the glittering Red Sea east of Sinai. The mountains of Saudi Arabia could be seen in the distance. It was 1984.

With me were the renowned smuggler-poet Ayaad and his eldest son, Salim. They had asked me to join them “to discuss something serious,” out of earshot of those who were encamped with them. We knew each other well. I had been recording and studying Bedouin poetry for some fifteen years, and Ayaad was the best poet in Sinai.

Once we were seated in the sand, our legs folded before us, Salim, facing me, opened the...

Read more here...
https://hudsonreview.com/2018/04/stories-from-sinai/