Culture

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(Maria Callas, one of the great opera voices of all time from
the opera, Madame Butterfly).


(Luciano Pavarotti, from La Boheme)


(Verdi’s, “Aida,” from the San Francisco Opera, with Luciano
Pavarotti).


(Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” from the Kirov Theatre in Leningrad)


(Aldous Huxley, author of “Brave New World” being interviewed
in 1958 by Mike Wallace. One sees clearly how these lines
of thought, social engineering, population control are being
brought into completion progressively).


(Ayn Rand, author of Atlas Shrugged, is perhaps the first
libertarian being interviewed by Mike Wallace in 1959. She
speaks of the virtue of selfishness on national TV).


(Alan Watt and William Cooper on how TV, the media, Hollywood,
sports, and political correctness influence our perceptions and
thinking via distraction and distortion).


“Blade Runner” [1982 movie] with deleted and alternative scenes
from this monumental classic directed by Ridley Scott. Music by
Vangelis. Begin at 1:55).


(A look behind the scenes on the making of ‘Blade Runner’).


(Flashmob, Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”)