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Documentaries Thread Anonymous 09/01/2020 (Tue) 22:43:44 No.542
[JW02 ~ 04/16/2020] A thread to post and request good documentaries on the variety of subjects. I'll start with some choice docus on ancient Egypt. All are selected for quality of presentation, study of subject as well as absence of current year agendas, we wuz kangz niggers etc. Romer's Egypt (3 episodes; 1982) and Ancient Lives (4 episodes; 1984) – the finest and quintessential ancient Egypt presentation; a soothing, in-depth look into ancient Egypt’s life and culture. It has that unmistakable classy 80s look that elevates it above the rest. https://www.invidio.us/channel/UC4gF7P8JKlJ9xAz8MF6AhFw/videos https://www.invidio.us/user/xinistri/videos Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids (4 episodes; 2001) – somewhat similar to Romer’s; not as in-depth or classy but still an enjoyable watch. https://www.dailymotion.com/search/Egypt%3A%20Beyond%20the%20Pyramids The Robot, The Dentist and the Pyramid (1 episode; 2020) – an excellent amateur documentary about the latest attempt to explore the shaft of the Great Pyramid. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=rhsddHgybTo Immortal Egypt (4 episodes; 2016) – despite being modern and hosted by a wommyn, it surprisingly manages to somehow avoid the current year pozz and is very much watchable. Probably the best HD series on the matter. https://www.invidio.us/playlist?list=PLhMDlPcDRBKSmMYcsJ_29dak29zvIm2pE Saving Egypt’s Oldest Pyramid (1 episode; 2013) – annoying modern American presentation but very interesting and unique look inside the Step Pyramid. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=qvSbtf68AOg Nova’s experimental archaeology series – some of the largest experimental archaeology attempts put to film. The Pyramid (1997): https://biqle.org/watch/218310818_456239037 The Obelisk (1997): https://biqle.org/watch/247592695_456239754 The Obelisk (2000): https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=K4NNCEVtgj8 The Chariot: https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=KIJvz7i0DdE Carl Sagan’s Cosmos (an extract from ep.12; 1980) – Sagan explains Rosetta stone and hieroglyphics. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=V8B58n0XWY4 Building the Great Pyramid (1 episode; 2002) – perhaps the only good dramatization on the subject of ancient Egypt. May not be the most accurate but definitely the best attempt to bring Egypt to life on screen. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=DzNXG4l0m6k
>>1314 No problem. Well, there's no real reason to talk about jews in the Pacific campaign and I of course wouldn't recommend it if they somehow managed to.
>>1316 >no real reason to talk about jews in the Pacific campaign Not the guy but after watching that Shiro Tokisada movie i checked a bit of the topic and was surprised on how important Nagasaki was for the Christian movement in Asia. That Silence movie by Scorcese does raise the point that the topic of it being considered the East's Pilgrimage Center was and is well known in the west since a long time, so including the by-now known questionable political movements in choosing and striking the region as soon as possible before a peace deal was signed makes me very suspicious on the true intentions of the second bomb, especially considering who was in charge of said decisions. Polite sage for deviating a bit, by the way nice recs as always bud.
>>1301 Not bad, but there are several glaring omissions that should have been mentioned even with the constraints of boiling down almost a decade of history into and hour and a half of documentary. Nice footage though.
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Would anyone happen to have documentaries on why the Great Recession happened?
>>1326 I've heard good things about The Housing Bubble (written by Tom Woods) but I wasn't able to find a viewable version online. They are working on a followup documentary called The Bigger Bubble. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2448130/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGB9r2UKBag
>>1323 Interesting theory. But if there actually was some jewish intent behind Nagasaki, shouldn't they have bombed it first since there was a chance of immediate surrender after Hiroshima? >by the way nice recs as always bud Glad you like them friend.
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The Beauty of Maps (4 episodes; 2010) – an excellent documentary exploring the zeitgeist of old maps through the prism of four separate subjects: Mappa Mundi; the first urban map of London; the history of the atlas and the satirical maps of the turn of the 20th century. A really well made presentations that delves just enough into history and shows a variety of different maps in meticulous details. https://daftsex.com/watch/442943391_456239448 On the topic of Mappa Mundi, as a sort of addendum, I would also recommend watching this short homebrew presentation by the Modern History TV chadlad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4uHbTtWbe8
>>1381 Looks interesting. It's funny a porn site has so many interesting documentaries. Do you usually watch streaming versions or do you download these documentaries from another site?
>>1382 >It's funny a porn site has so many interesting documentaries. Well, it's not really a porn site per se, rather an offshoot of this https://biqle.com/ with a dedicated porn UI. I use that one because it actually works better. But ultimately it's just an uncucked video hosting site with a fuckton of different stuff uploaded to it over the years. Kinda like youtube of old. >Do you usually watch streaming versions or do you download these documentaries from another site? Yeah I usually download stuff from private trackers. But I always want to include a publicly available link so that anyone could watch it easily if they're interested, as it should be with documentaries.
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THE RISE OF A WORLD WITHOUT MEANING A preview of the new 8-hour Adam Curtis project that drops Feb 11 Curtis usually has an interesting take on things, although despite his unorthodox framing of many topics, his underlying worldview is frustratingly conventional. https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-uk/adam-curtis-explains-it-all https://archive.is/CbDDL This article pulls back the curtain on his creative process, explaining some of his methods for unearthing all those wonderful archival nuggets and arranging them into a sublime montage with music and ideas. >At the BBC’s main archive, in Perivale, which contains sixty miles of shelves, Curtis doesn’t just order up news items about the Mau Mau uprising, in British-ruled Kenya, but entire nightly bulletins or anything else shot in the region during the same period. He seeks out odd keywords, uncatalogued films. He craves the unseen. “I don’t know if you play computer games. But it’s like going up a level,” he told me. “There’s the stuff that everyone can get at. Then the stuff that hasn’t been digitized or anything, which is still on film, which I can get. Then, beyond that, there are really strange tapes.” >At one point while we were talking, Curtis left the kitchen and returned with a cardboard box containing fourteen hard drives of everything shot by BBC film crews in Russia since the sixties. Not the finished news stories—the rushes. “That’s everything from the Russia bureau for the last fifty years,” Curtis said. “Thousands and thousands and thousands of hours of unedited material.” Where does he think we are headed? >He wants to show how most contemporary societies have given up on unifying narratives, with the result that we are all compulsively disoriented and anxious, managed and overseen by our latter-day imperial administrators in big tech and high finance. Toward the end of the series, Curtis indicates that he thinks that there are two ways we can go from here. One he associates with the work of B. F. Skinner, the behavioral psychologist, who asserted the principle of reinforcement—continual shocks and positive inducements; likes, shares, nudges, and surveillance—as a way of controlling twenty-first-century societies. “China’s already started, and we’ve sort of started,” Curtis said. “You manage people as a mass, by monitoring their behavior, anticipating their needs—because the data, the patterns, time and propinquity can predict what you want.” >The alternative is to present a version of the future that people are willing to believe in once again. “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” opens and closes with a quote attributed to the anthropologist David Graeber, who died last year: “The ultimate hidden truth of the world is that it is something we make and could just as easily make differently.” His rosy alternative seems ridiculously naive under current circumstances.
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Bible Hunters (2 episodes; 2013) – a pretty good two-parter about the Bible hunters of the 19th century who were on a quest to find the earliest version of the New Testament. Set out to validate the Bible, they would, ironically, dismantle it in the process instead. As I'm somewhat familiar with the subject this is actually surprisingly in-depth for a general overview and covers all the basics rather well. There's a useless host but he isn't too annoying and speaks to the point at least. https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x27vpkx
>>1427 Posting here so I don't forget it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1bX3F7uTrg >In 1992, a strange and brilliant That's Life researcher with a Skinny Puppy CD embarked upon a career of producing documentaries about how ideas can spark social movements. Adam Curtis believed that 200,000 Guardian readers watching BBC2 could change the world.
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Le scandale Clouzot (2017) A French TV documentary about the career of one my favorite directors, Henri-Georges Clouzot. His persistent ailments as a young man profoundly affected him. He wasn't sure he'd survive and he felt helpless to change his fate. This mindset carried into Clouzot's scripts with characters experiencing body terror, loss of control, and a sense of impending doom. Clouzot began his career working for the Vichy government's Continental Films. After the war he was blacklisted until 1947, even though his previous film Le corbeau was an obvious attack on the snitch culture of the occupation. (It's surprising how the French enthusiastically ratted out their fellow citizens even while their country was ruled a foreign power. The occupation authorities were deluged with more letters than they could possibly read.) This documentary glosses over Clouzot's later life, probably because another documentary L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot covered that period in detail. I would have liked to see more about Clouzot's reaction to the New Wave and his critics within it, as well as his dazzling final film La prisonnière (which is completely ignored here). Link w/o subtitles https://vimeo.com/249521368 alternately you may be able to find Le.Scandale.Clouzot.2017.DOC.FRENCH.720p.BluRay.DD2.0.x264-KINeMA.mkv
Stradivarius - Mysteries of the Supreme Violin (1 episodes; 2014) – a comfy Japanese documentary about Stradivari violins. Not too in-depth, some general information and trying to understand the secret behind their unique sound; but it's a nice short watch. https://rarbgp2p.org/torrent/ma95ydf
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The Teotihuacan Enigma (1 episodes; 2014) – another Japanese documentary, this time around about the then newly discovered tunnel underneath a Teotihuacan pyramid in Mexico, as well as overview on that whole city complex. Similarly light but enjoyable. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1636xz1YK7nUNySdnHT6bVSZu5tnLm0Bq/view
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Zeppelin Terror Attack (1 episode; 2014) – a solid Nova docu about WW1 zeppelin warfare. I didn't even know Germans bombarded London using zeppelins, sounds like something out of science fiction. A lot of mind-boggling inventions went into this whole affair, from sound mirrors to exploding bullets. WW1 just doesn't stop to amaze me. In good Nova fashion everything is demonstrated and replicated. Would very much recommend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzW4258oIyg
Al-Quds, Zahrat Al-Madain AKA Jerusalem, The Flower of All Cities (Ali Siam, 1969) >Produced as part of a cinematic magazine, “The Flower of all Cities” provides a rare example of the work of Palestinian photographer and cinematographer, Hani Jawharieh (1939–1976), one of the founding fathers of Palestinian cinema. Using the sound track, “The Flowers of all Cities,” a famous song by Fairuz, the film presents a harmonious picture of Palestinian civil life in Jerusalem that is disturbed by the Israeli army’s occupation of the city following the 1967 war. Although essentially a propaganda film by the Jordanian Ministry of Culture, the film captures the essence of the period, the way in which Palestinians and Arabs viewed Jerusalem, and their rage at its occupation by the Israeli army. Given recent events, the film continues to hold contemporary relevance. https://vimeo.com/512517726 Given the intense conflict of the past week, I was interested to watch this short recently posted to KG. It's an ~8 minute travelogue to the Holy City as it had recently slipped from Arab control (in one of many crushing defeats for them). Despite the hardship and forced displacement, Palestinian residents were still optimistic about retaking Jerusalem from the Israelis.
On a related note, Killing Gaza (2018) has been made free to watch online. I'm currently downloading so I don't have personal thoughts yet, but director Max Blumenthal (of The Grayzone) is generally good on foreign policy. https://vimeo.com/549520612 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfDMXrcYw2I >n 2014, Israel invaded Gaza after 10 days of aerial bombardment failed to stop Palestinian militants from showering Israeli cities with rockets. The bloody conflict, which lasted for 50 days in July and August, ended in a truce. >Palestinians suffered the highest number of civilian casualties since the Six-Day War in 1967. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8438864/
The Two Thousand Year Old Computer (1 episode; 2012) – a rather exhaustive look into the Antikythera Mechanism for just an hour-long presentation. Pretty good stuff with the most detailed images of the device likely ever put to film and no bullshit fluff. It documents the famous x-ray tomography period when crucial inscriptions were discovered and is a good way to generally familiarize yourself with the subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3T1n7RjCMfQ
Lost Treasures of Tibet (1 episode; 2003) – a really chill Nova docu about the restoration of a deteriorating temple in Nepal. It has a nice soothing vibe that works really well with the subject at hand. An interesting clash of cultures happened where the restorers wanted to preserve the current condition of the paintings while the villagers wanted the entire thing repaired to its original state, because to them it's the complete image that is divinely important, not the historical value of antique fragments. It added to that ruminative Indochinese quality. https://vimeo.com/575802503
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Cheating Vegas (3 episodes; 2013) – a pretty interesting series about the most famous attempts at cheating and robbing Las Vegas casinos. All real stories with real footage. Some fascinating stuff you can make movies out of, particularly in the last two episodes. Few stories do seem like something out of Ocean's Eleven, but they actually happened. You gotta be borderline retarded to try and rob Vegas casinos tbh. Ep.1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1wIff85jF4 Ep.2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts70LHeJXU4 Ep.3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEvFvi9QO3Q
Murder on the Victorian Railway (1 episode; 2013) – a decent docu about the first case of train car murder in British history, which was a big case in the 19th century apparently. It's presented in form of a mystery novel of sorts, interwoven with narration about the Victorian society, which was a pretty cool story device and indeed interesting to follow. However, they overdid it with dramatization to a point where this can be considered almost a short film. Not really a fan of wasting time this way but at least it's well made. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KKdrsEovR4
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Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (1 episode; 2013) – an otherwise interesting look into the history of automata if not for the impossibly stuffy and self-important professor host, who takes 20 million years to get the most basic point across and makes a pretty simple narration harder to comprehend. But as always with modern high-end docus, the ability to see every minute detail well filmed in HD – especially with topic at hand – somewhat compensates for that. https://rarbg.to/torrent/fitmsvp
>>1741 Would never have watched this otherwise. Thanks for sharing.
>>1817 No problem, anon.
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Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt's Greatest Lost City (1 episode; 2014) – as the name implies, a documentary about the sunken Egyptian city of Heracleion. Somewhat dull but decently comprehensive and I believe this is the most recent docu on the subject, showing all the latest discoveries, so it's a good starting point to get to know the topic. https://rarbgp2p.org/torrent/i7h84p5
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Last Days in Vietnam (2014) As the Taliban conquers Afghanistan in a matter of days -- to the extreme embarrassment of the bumbling Globohomo Empire -- it's a great opportunity to revisit America's frantic exit from South Vietnam in April 1975. Nominated for an Oscar, this PBS documentary contains a wealth of rarely-seen footage mixed with interviews of relevant American politicos. It tells the story of the US embassy evacuation, the photo that most people think is the embassy evacuation, and a situation where escaping helicopters would land on a carrier and be pushed into the ocean to make room for more helicopters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SpY7kkPAZc https://yewtu.be/watch?v=-SpY7kkPAZc
Blue Eyed (Bertram Verhaag, 1996) Jane Elliott became famous for a 1968 classroom exercise dividing her third graders by blue/brown eye color, then uplifting one group while demeaning the other. Her actions caused genuine conflict between the two groups, intending to confront the all-white class with the reality of racism in America. The documentary finds Elliott decades later running the same type of workshop for adults. Blue eyed people are singled out to be grilled and dehumanized by Elliott, who dominates the room and every personal interaction like a seasoned drill sergeant. No one can resist her will and some participants are brought to tears. I'm mostly interested in the psychological dynamics at play here -- the way a confined group reacts to an antagonistic authority figure. The documentary is completely uncritical of Elliott's methods or motivations, instead sanitizing her character with pleasant interviews from her home and glowing testimonials from former students. Regardless, Elliott is an ugly, contemptible shitlib whose stated commitment to egalitarianism is overshadowed by the perverse thrill she gets from tormenting people she thinks deserve it. The more society adapted her antiracist worldview, the more it has disintegrated. https://ytprivate.com/watch?v=J4WDw_xisio The surest way to work up a crusade in favor of some good cause is to promise people they will have a chance of maltreating someone. To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly and call your bad behavior 'righteous indignation' — this is the height of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats. ― Aldous Huxley, Crome Yellow
I remember finding like a 9 hour long docu about WW1 on jewtube five years ago if not more, but I can't find or recall it now. Maybe anyone knows?
>>2155 Nah, it was a modern one.
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>>2159 Here's a newer one https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0426688/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMCEK7pJvZg https://ulozto.net/hledej?q=BBC.The.First.World.War >There have been some pretty good documentary series on World War One - like the BBC's '1914-18' and 'The Great War,' which inspired 'The World at War' - but this Channel Four series is the best ever. Unlike almost all of the others it gives you a look at the WORLD war aspect of it, not just focusing on the Western Front or (like most poor US documentaries) on the last year when America was involved, you also see the war in Russia, in Arabia, in Africa to get a real sense of the scale. Unlike 1914-18 it takes a chronological look at the war, but does it in a riveting way: the first episode plays like a thriller, while others are like tragedies. And it doesn't fall in for clichés or easy targets. It dispels a lot of myths along the way (for example, did you know the assassinated Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand was anti-militarist and had actually prevented war breaking out several times? I didn't) and holds your attention throughout. And the haunting end title music written by a composer who died in the war is unforgettable.
>>2160 I checked the IMDB ones, I don't think it's there. Maybe it was amateur. I'll find it one day.
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Juris Podnieks' six documentaries are overlooked yet indispensable for what they are as they capture the dying days of the Soviet Union from someone born and raised in it with two of them focusing on his native Latvia. The most famous of these is Krustceļš where the Baltics defied and vied their independence through song and linking hands together around their nation singing folk songs and dressing in national costume. Podnieks and his crew were shot at and beaten during these protests with one member dying during filming.
>>2163 I just checked IMDb and it doesn't mention End of Empire, I'm guessing they skipped it since it could be considered an updated version of "Soviets". Do you know where I can find the Stone of Sisyphus?
>>2163 It's really a shame that Juris died so young, soon after the USSR finally collapsed. His work is phenomenal.
Are there other documentaries that manipulate the audience into believing that a murderer is completely innocent, railroaded by the system? After watching, you may be aghast at the gross miscarriage of justice. But then you research the case to discover that the person is obviously guilty and the filmmakers omitted reams of damning information. My first encounter with this type of documentary was The Staircase, and I'm still not sure about the motivation of the filmmaker. I haven't seen Making a Murderer but apparently it does the same thing. Paradise Lost is fresh in my mind because I just listened to this excellent stream that examines the whole documentary series. https://odysee.com/@Blackpilled:b/satanicpanic:2?t=504 In the late 90s, the series generated a passionate movement of celebritards and proto-redditors who rallied for the innocence of the West Memphis Three, edgy teens who "listened to Metallica" are were thus targeted by their backwards community. Don't pass judgement on people who are different from you, preach the rootless cosmopolitan filmmakers as they proceed to slander a rural southern community. And it gets much worse from there...
Any recs for Herzog documentaries? His older works are pretty good. I like La Soufrière where he goes to a volcanic island that is about to experience an eruption. There the small town is eerily deserted, save for a few souls who have resisted the evacuation order. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZ3-TGZcwTw https://inv.riverside.rocks/watch?v=QZ3-TGZcwTw
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Citizen Jane, interesting story about urban as cancerous growth. I really like the illustrations they made for the project, not sure who made them though. https://archive.curbed.com/2016/5/4/11505214/jane-jacobs-robert-moses-lomex https://mega.nz/file/9NIEiaQS#BJVVaUVeifDZ-ilDp1uUPLLe7E41UxM9hiV5MOKG4bM
>>2534 >I really like the illustrations they made for the project Most of those pics are from Paul Rudolph, one of the top architects back in the 60s to the 80s, one of the very few who also did brutalism right, i think i wrote about him in the old board regarding that style of architecture style. >urban as cancerous growth Which i find ironic if he was considered an example because he was one of the first contemporary figures to call for massive rethinking of urban systems, namely he called for reforestation and air lungs (small and medium parks dotted in the middle of urban areas) in cities, also one of the first to add tons of greenery in his big projects, proponent of re analyzing the german urbanism doctrine of the late 19th century to its focus on livable, walkable cities. For calling out big corps, and for shamefully being a giant butt stabber in his private life, he was blackballed and ignored in his late years along with some public humiliations like being denied the Pritzker, still he became appreciated elsewhere and pulled some cool projects in East Asia, i think he also did some stuff in the Robocop movie, still i believe there's something else for pissing off jews because some of his iconic buildings in the US which should be landmarks have been demolished in recent years and some of his direct students ignored or blackballed too (William Morgan, Norman Foster)
>>2540 Thanks for sharing! I can tell the natural influence in his work, I got it mixed up because I was quoting this anon >>2531 turns out he was looking for a different docu... That's incredibly sad how his work is being buried, green cities should be the norm
>>2540 That first pic reminded me of the University of Costa Rica, the ''biggest' one in the country, you can't really tell by the pictures but you feel very much in touch with nature, there's even a spot that looks just like that b&w illustration
>>2534 Thanks for posting, even if it's not the documentary the person wanted. I'm interested in Jane Jacobs because my friend had her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities.
Kowloon Walled City in 1987 https://yewtu.be/watch?v=S-rj8m7Ssow
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HAIL COLUMBIA WASP America's Faustian Spirit was still alive for the glorious launch of the first space shuttle in 1981. The country had seemingly recovered from the tumultuous 1970s and was reaching into the cosmos. What is disappointing about this IMAX documentary is the frequency of "non-IMAX" footage. The shuttle did not have an IMAX camera aboard, so all space footage is sourced from NASA's still photographs and their grainy video cameras.
If Adam Curtis started entertaining reactionary ideas, his projects would resemble Every Angel is Terrifying This short video essay is made by tech chameleon Riva Tez, in connection with a planned city project called "Praxis". This video doesn't promote a new city as much as the concepts of vitalism, values and virtue. As with Curtis' work, a major hook of this video is exposing the viewer to secret knowledge unknown to the masses, which is introduced by the stock phrase "If the news is fake, imagine history." The fake history in question is the works of ancient writers like Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, texts that curiously lay undiscovered until several centuries after they died. Can we trust texts discovered closer to our current time than the supposed time of their creation? Admittedly I haven't studied the history of philosophy and I'm not going to dump Seneca's works just yet, but I'm interested to investigate this subject in more detail. At any rate, it's a thoughtful, engaging video that promotes a positive approach toward the future. This format has great propaganda potential and it's not hard to duplicate. You just need a collection of interesting film clips paired with strong, well-written ideas, including some completely unorthodox claims to blow minds. https://inv.riverside.rocks/watch?v=FECyn_sGk4M https://youtube.com/watch?v=FECyn_sGk4M In the course of writing this review I discovered that Riva Tez appears to be one of the high-IQ trannies Steve Sailer has written about -- not quite as trad as it first seemed. But it's interesting how these Silicon Valley types seem to have ample spare time to glean knowledge from old books, a la Curtis Yarvin
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>>2934 >Can we trust texts discovered closer to our current time than the supposed time of their creation? That's one of the factors in the texts of Nag Hammadi and the Dead Sea Scrolls, both discovered more than 1500 years later (aka last century) and the latter being handled by jews with a bias against the content itself. The thing is comparing it to the actions of the people in their eras, sometimes things get easy and past things reference stuff found recently, sometimes things get murky. The content of those texts i mentioned is controversial because it really gives weight into Jesus Christ being much more related to the mystics of Asia in his 20-year gap and the philosophers of Greece than the isolated Son of God in the Levant area that one day returned to get baptized. Religion and possibly the entire western culture of the last millennia would've probably been quite different if those texts had stayed inside The Book, even antagonists like Simon Magus were a massive pain for the church despite his story with the apostles being passed as oral tradition in certain parts of Europe. But that second image is deceptive, indeed we live in a very recent era (in context of the entire known civilization) after the greeks started working these social values and, most importantly, after being able to write them and past them to the next generations. Thing is we live in another very new era, modernism/post-french revolution was a massive event that changed how things usually work, we are talking a paradigm almost on the same level of Jesus and His behavioral teachings coupled with His philosophy contemporaries in Athens, or the fish-guy Oannes who came out the water to teach Sumerians about societal systems. The "evidence found" might be closer to coalburner psyop girl than greek man but perhaps the work was found before the era of changing shit up from ancient feudal order/holy strongman in throne to scientism and new world order, or like some call it the ancien régime. And depending who finds it and how it is presented we can discern part of how they want us to check it aka bias. Still it seems the video does acknowledges this factor anyways, might as well finish it before writing more. >planned city project called "Praxis" Articles about it paint it in two extremes, occultist "tech bros" wanting a state in the mediterrean to gay IT dudes wanting diversity near the beach. Perhaps a video manifesto is their starting step. Pairing tech-centric bros, trannies, Nietzche and planning a city which is not planned but developed over time perhaps the concept itself of the video/project, as a city is build and done by its citizens' practices aka Praxis, citizens move to a different place and can make a similar city but a city lived by a different group becomes a different place, hence planning and incentivizing the practices of a city is planning and incentivizing the practices of a man well then, what is a man!? all these sounds like full-on veiled satanism but admittingly a very interesting idea to entertain, particularly because the work does seem to preach the opposite. >History is fake Quite sweeping, perhaps refocused into a narrative but not quite fake as a whole. Either way finding a really, really old source text almost contemporary to the source event is still a key hence why jews hide the oldest bibles under a bunker if not downright destroyed. Some others have old traces found by accident, some Plato and Aristocrates texts from before 9th century were found in places somewhat foreign to their origins, one in hidden christian gnostic from 2-3th century and the other i think as stuffing paper inside a mummy or something related in Egypt. Very puzzling how and why the creator is a tranny, i end up with that statement: London-born, San Francisco native, she-dude who is a tranny... why? it seems counterpositioned towards the message of natural hierarchy.
>>2948 >>2934 I don't quite understand why certain stoics being fake affects anything today. Maybe I need to watch the video again, but what is the sinister purpose of inventing such a fraud? The lack of heroism and nobility in our current time is not due to an widespread devotion to stoicism. I'm curious who concocted this theory in the first place.
>>2748 Glorious. Thanks Anon!

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