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Aboriginal Rites (Program 12): Rites of Passage Series

Aboriginal Rites (Program 12): Rites of Passage Series

Elder Steve Kejick of Shoal Lake First Nation Band 39 on the Ontario Manitoba border describes the traditional Anishinaabe belief that the creator...

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Coming Out (Program 13): Rites of Passage Series

Coming Out (Program 13): Rites of Passage Series

For gay men and women, Coming Out is probably the single most significant life changing moment in their lives - admitting what they are, and the road...

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Death (Program 2): Rites of Passage Series

Death (Program 2): Rites of Passage Series

A look at the Jewish tradition of preparing the dead, the Hindu mourning period for the deceased, and how the ancient Chinese tradition of Taoism...

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Death 2 - Mexican/Catholic/Tamil (Program 10): Rites of Passage Series

Death 2 - Mexican/Catholic/Tamil (Program 10): Rites of Passage Series

What are a persons thoughts when they know they are about to die? An interview with a dying man, how priests in the Catholic Church prepare the...

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Freud: Genius of the Modern World

Freud: Genius of the Modern World

Sigmund Freud was dubbed the \"Father of psychoanalysis.\" And certainly no other individual exploration of the human condition has had such a...

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Genius of the Modern World Series

Genius of the Modern World Series

Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud changed the landscape of the modern world. Together they re-imagined global economics, questioned...

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Hindu Sanskars (Program 4): Rites of Passage Series

Hindu Sanskars (Program 4): Rites of Passage Series

Hinduism places great stress on daily living and on the actions one performs. Each action can be classified as good or bad, these are called karmas...

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Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida, the French philosopher credited with launching the Deconstructionist movement, argues his theories in this program. Derrida begins...

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Life of the Forest: Diana Beresford-Kroeger - The Green Interview Series

Life of the Forest: Diana Beresford-Kroeger - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Diana Beresford-Kroeger, a unique blend of rigorous scientist, reverential philosopher, and Irish bard...

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Marx: Genius of the Modern World

Marx: Genius of the Modern World

Karl Marx was a man who lived a life of contradiction: An angry agitator who spent years in scholarly silence in the British Library Reading Room. A...

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Mormons (Program 5): Rites of Passage Series

Mormons (Program 5): Rites of Passage Series

Mormons are the world's most active practitioners of missionary work. From the time they are twelve, they are trained for their "Mission Call": a...

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Nietzsche: Genius of the Modern World

Nietzsche: Genius of the Modern World

The 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most brilliant and dangerous minds of the 19th century. His uncompromising and often...

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Pull the Plug: Life or Death - Who Gets to Decide? (W5)

Pull the Plug: Life or Death - Who Gets to Decide? (W5)

Many of us plan ahead for our last days, making wills to give loved ones directions on our final wishes. But what if those instructions were ignored?...

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Rites - Navjote (Program 8): Rites of Passage Series

Rites - Navjote (Program 8): Rites of Passage Series

All culture traces back to Africa. This episode follows the search for lost identity. What does it mean to be a black person in a society that has...

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Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage

This 13-part Canadian produced series explores the four common human experiences of birth, death, coming of age and marriage through different...

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Road to Mercy

Road to Mercy

Road to Mercy documents Canada\'s journey into the furthest ethical frontier - a place where doctors are allowed to take a life and where society...

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Sikh Amrit (Program 11): Rites of Passage Series

Sikh Amrit (Program 11): Rites of Passage Series

Sikhs who have been through the Amrit Ceremony of initiation become baptized Sikhs, take new names, and wear the 5 Ks. A Sikh can go through this...

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Spirituality and Ecology: Satish Kumar - The Green Interview Series

Spirituality and Ecology: Satish Kumar - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Satish Kumar, one of the founders of deep ecology, a philosophy which sees human beings not as lords over nature but as part of...

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Sri Lankan Samathya-Sadanku/Philippino Debutante Ball (Program 9): Rites of Passage Series

Sri Lankan Samathya-Sadanku/Philippino Debutante Ball (Program 9): Rites of Passage Series

In the old Tamil Hindu tradition a young girl who has attained puberty, and experienced her first menstrual cycle, has a celebration welcoming her as...

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The Moneyless Man: Mark Boyle - The Green Interview Series

The Moneyless Man: Mark Boyle - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Mark Boyle, who defied the odds when he launched an experiment to live for one year without spending any...

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The Path to Shaolin

The Path to Shaolin

Beyond the movies, beyond the legends, The Path to Shaolin follows Canadian Tim Mrazek on an extraordinary journey. It is a philosophical and...

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Wedding/Marriage - Greek Orthodox/Catholic (Program 7): Rites of Passage Series

Wedding/Marriage - Greek Orthodox/Catholic (Program 7): Rites of Passage Series

Marriage in the Abrahamic faiths, Greek orthodox, Catholic and Jewish and how they prepare couples for the Rite of Marriage. Comparing and...

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