4 April 2007

Wake Up

This is another video clip from the unique film 'Waking Life' by Richard Linklater which presents issues such as; reality, free will, our relationships with others and the meaning of life. The title is a reference to George Santayana's maxim that "Sanity is a madness put to good uses; waking life is a dream controlled."

The film, which is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state, follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in various philosophical discussions. The man eventually comes to the realization that he is dreaming and that he is unable to wake up and by the end of the film, he fears that he might be dead.

In this clip the young man is told that: "Time is a constant saying 'No' to God’s invitation" and that "There is one story and that is the moving from the 'No' to the 'Yes'."

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The grace of arunachala is always with us. It is great to see a blog on this topic.
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