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The 5 Most Inspiring Videos

By Edited May 9, 2015 1 2

We All Need Inspiration

Everyone needs to feel inspired from time to time.  Maybe a pick me up, maybe some words of wisdom, or maybe some beauty to put this world and life into perspective.  Below are five very different videos with one glaring similarity, they will inspire you.  

Video 1

Alan Watts discusses nothing

In the first video, Alan Watts shows us that nothing is actually everything.  He points out irrationality in our fear of nothingness.  With beautiful shots of the Earth and a philosophical simplicity this video will at the very least get you thinking about consciousness and life.

Alan Watts discusses nothing

Video 2

Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen)

An oldie but a goodie, Baz Luhrmann's speech spells out pieces of advice.  Some of them are common sense some of them are deep, but all of them simplify the world and allow you to take a deep breath about any problems you might have. 

Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen)

Video 3

Never Ever Give Up - Arthur's Inspirational Transformation

Sometimes we need inspiration to overcome physical troubles.  This story about Arthur, which is being made into a full documentary, is powerful shows how a little determination and effort can bring about drastic changes. 

Never Ever Give Up - Arthur's Inspirational Transformation

Video 4

Charles Bukowski's Laughing Heart

Poetry in the right context can sometimes be extremely inspiring.  Although a version of this poem was used in a commercial for jeans, the true meaning of this poem empowers the audience to embrace all your abilities and powers.  The short film made to accompany it is beautifully done as well. 

The Laughing Heart - Charles Bukowski

A Short Film

Video 5

The Sagan Series - Frontier is Everywhere

Carl Sagan brough space to the masses.  His well spoken manner put something as complex as the universe into a beautiful context of our lives.  While this video will make you feel small it will also inspire you to accomplish all that you can. 

Sagan Series - The Frontier is Everywhere



Jul 1, 2012 9:11am
Wow, that Alan Watts video made me think....
Jul 1, 2012 6:59am
It really does... I don't think anyone explains buddhism to western culture quite as well. Make sure you check out his other videos and I'm reading his book The Way to Zen right now and it's fascinating.
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