In this age of hateful atheism against the holier than thou, you can listen to thoughtful people openly discussing spirituality before it became a red/blue issue.
An exhilarating journey into the mind and spirit of a remarkable man, a legendary teacher, and a masterful storyteller, conducted by TV journalist Bill Moyers for their acclaimed PBS series.
"A series that changed my life"
Since 1996 the Teenage Diaries series has given tape recorders to young people around the country. They conduct interviews, keep audio journals, and record the sounds of daily life - usually collecting more than 30 hours of raw tape over the course of a year, edited into documentaries airing on NPR's All Things Considered.
The history of the human race and our true origins can be traced back through archeology and a careful study of our past. Many of the world's ancient sites and amazing artifacts still exist, showing ancient man's use of advanced technology and writings that clearly illustrate that mankind was mentored by a race of extraterrestrial beings that early man deemed "The Gods".
The Werewolf phenomenon is as old as the history of mankind. Across the world and across cultural boundaries, there are countless tales of half man, half wolf. Known in various civilizations as the wild man beast of the woods, the tales are often terrifying. So terrifying that medieval man went in search of them to slaughter and virtually wiped them out.
A Union is being developed between Canada, the United States, and Mexico in an effort to create a "new" North America. An in-depth expose on an attempt by corporate and political factions to eradicate our hard-earned freedoms and liberties in America. For years this topic has been debated in the news and in political circles as being a possible future for North America.
Paranormal activity isn't limited to graveyards, abandoned prisons, and sanitariums. Hotels, inns, and restaurants around the globe abound with ghostly activity and terrifying occurrences. While many hotels and lodges may have fine hospitality and luxurious rooms, some are also home to angry ghosts, poltergeists, residual hauntings and more, causing sleepless nights and terrifying experiences for patrons.
Throughout the world legends of creatures have been handed down from antiquity. Tales of strange beasts walking the land, stalking the lakes and seas, as well as flying high overhead. Creatures so wondrous and terrifying they are often called monsters! Legends of fantastic creatures abound in the literature of many cultures. Devil dogs, werewolves, various primates, and stories of man-beasts have been passed down in oral traditions and written in classic tales from around the world.
Females in the horror genre have captivated audiences for decades. From Scream Queens to victims, heroes or killers, women keep horror alive. Welcome to My Darkside explores how women in the horror genre feel, from being in a male dominated world, to why they chose to cover themselves up with blood. What is it about horror that they love?
New World Order: The Conspiracy to Rule Your Mind chronicles how the ruling elite have established global domination and the ability to effect the thoughts, decisions, and world view of human beings across the globe by systematically infiltrating the media, academia, industry, military, and political factions under the guise of upholding democracy.
At the end of the Second World War the United States government (under Operation Paperclip) extracted Nazi scientists from Germany. Very quickly top secret scientific testing started to happen all across America. Project MK ULTRA was formed by the CIA. The US government proceeded to drug, rape, torture, and murder innocent citizens on a massive scale that spanned decades.
"Wish I could get a refund"
In the 19th century, England controlled the biggest Empire the world had ever seen. Scientific breakthroughs, huge scale engineering, and great leaps in medicine led Britain's reign of global power. And yet, behind the facade there was a darkness. An unimaginable world of evil - theft, rape, murder, and more. This was the real world of Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes. But there was a lesser known killer on the loose who was far worse than any of the others.
For thousands of years, mankind advanced slowly, then suddenly, we took to the skies, created machines to think for us, and devised weapons of mass destruction dwarfing the industrial revolution with the technology revolution. The scientific advancements we now consider part of our everyday lives surged forward with one peculiar event - global sightings of UFO's. In 1936, a UFO crashed in the Black Forest of Germany. Hitler ordered a full scale investigation and the Nazis began reverse engineering the technology.
Part two of a multi-part series with distinguished actors, directors, writers, composers, and special effects mavens examining the history of the horror, fantasy, and science fiction films from the groundbreaking silent 1920s through the Golden Age of Universal, the Silver Age of Hammer and up through the 1980s and beyond. Mutants, Space Invaders and Drive-Ins takes you into the 1950s and the Golden Age of Sci-Fi films.
In A Secret History, we uncover the true origin of the United States of America and explore the occult origins of its signs and symbols - discovering that Freemasonic and Illuminati secret societies are responsible for how we live our daily lives in this modern world. Discover the ruling elite who have been orchestrating the world we know for centuries and who sparked a global revolution and created the most powerful nation on the planet - a grand design put into action and still present today.
The American Biker, a modern day cowboy and a symbol of rugged determination. Many American Bikers use the word "freedom" to describe the unequaled feeling of the open road with the wind at their backs, headed into the wondrous American landscape. They ride for freedom and the tranquility of the open road. From weekend day trips to cross country journeys, you'll find bikers on every highway across the nation. Their lifestyle reflects the hardcore essence of all Americans.
The Bible is unquestionably the best-selling book of all time. It has hundreds of authors and yet a common thread. It ranges from history to poetry and wisdom literature to prophecy. It has texts largely stolen and copied from older cultures and spans a vast period in time. Today, over one billion people still believe it to be the word of God. And yet, it is claimed that the Bible has a hidden and secret message sent from the Divine for mankind.
Adolf Hitler and hundreds of high ranking Nazis escaped to South America at the end of World War II. New evidence suggests that the Allied governments knew he was still alive and helped conceal the truth that he was living in Argentina with his wife, Eva Braun Hitler. Based on the best-selling book, Hitler in Argentina by Harry Cooper, a renowned WWII expert and researcher who uncovered little known information on the escape of not only Adolf and Eva, but also Martin Bormann, Josef Mengele, Adolf Eichmann, Klaus Barbie, the notorious "Butcher of Lyon", and others.
Part three of a multi-part series with distinguished actors, directors, writers, composers, and special effects mavens examining the history of the horror, fantasy, and science fiction films from the groundbreaking silent 1920s through the Golden Age of Universal, the Silver Age of Hammer and up through the 1980s and beyond.
Atlantis - legend, myth, or the most important missing piece of human history? For over 2000 years mankind has grappled with the question - what was Atlantis? From great sea power of ancient times to idealistic utopia, from Nazi propaganda fodder, to home of the ancient aliens, the full weight of human imagination has been brought to bear on the mystery that is Atlantis. First mentioned by Plato, Atlantis was an island said to have existed in the Atlantic Ocean west of Gibraltar and to have sunk beneath the sea.
Part one of a multi-part series with distinguished actors, directors, writers, composers, and special effects mavens examining the history of the horror, fantasy, and science fiction films from the groundbreaking silent 1920s through the Golden Age of Universal, the Silver Age of Hammer and up through the 1980s and beyond. The Golden Age chapter covers the silent classics of Lon Chaney, to the great Universal Studios monsters of the 30s and 40s.
The Freemasons are one of the most mysterious organizations known throughout history. Many conspiracy theories have emerged over hundreds of years ranging from the Freemasons being accused of being Satanists who are controlling the New World Order, to manipulating the world's economic systems and food sources, to faking the Moon landings.
Introducing… Ronald Reagan Live! Listen to live radio broadcast recordings of former President Ronald Reagan at his political best. Spanning several historical decades, Reagan's 1,000+ radio deliveries offered commentary on the spectrum of domestic, national, and international events that occurred throughout his lifetime, both prior to and during his unprecedented three-term presidency.
"This Audio Book is a collection of speeches."
Angela Davis Speaks! Get inspired by the words of this fighter for human rights.
"Thought provoking but could be edited better..."
Penn Jillette explains his absolute atheism and why it makes him hopeful and optimistic.
"Too Much Intro"
This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.
There is startling evidence that we were visited by intelligent beings in the ancient past. Why were they here and what was their agenda? Zecharia Sitchin is the author of the hugely successful book series The Earth Chronicles. Join this amazing scholar of ancient mysteries as he makes a scientific and scholarly argument for ancient alien visits to Earth.
Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features 80 Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that begins with the audiobook's title. The pieces that make up the program will compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.
"interesting and enjoyable"
Brian Cox and Robin Ince present a witty, irreverent look at the world according to science. The Infinite Monkey Cage has become one of BBC Radio 4’s most popular science-based programmes. In each episode physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince delve into a particular field of science, with the help of guests from the worlds of science, academia, and entertainment.
A fifth series from BBC Radio 4, in which Stephen Fry examines, with the help of experts, the highways and byways of the English language. In these four episodes he tells 'The Story of X': a letter holy and profane, sexy and chaste; discusses intonation, the "song" of English, and how cadence affects meaning; muses on the art and craft of conversation - and whether true conversation can happen on TV and radio - and ponders the meaning of meaning and the gap between brain and mouth that means language can never truly represent thought.
Drunk with the Divine, Rumi wrote 20,000 poems of mystical, ineffable love of God. "There is a ferocity in his longing that maybe we don't understand," says Barks. Listen in and understand a little better. A wondrous, exhilarating look at the exultant poetry of Jelaluddin Rumi, the 13th century Sufi poet, with Coleman Barks.
A major new series from the makers of A History Of The World In 100 Objects, exploring the fascinating and complex history of Germany from the origins of the Holy Roman Empire right up to the present day. Written and presented by Neil MacGregor, it is produced by BBC Radio 4, in partnership with the British Museum. Whilst Germany’s past is too often seen through the prism of the two World Wars, this series investigates a wider 600-year-old history of the nation through its objects.
"Comprehensive review of Germany"
This compilation of Mark Tully's acclaimed reports from India includes his specially recorded observations. Sir Mark Tully was the BBC's Foreign Correspondent in India from 1972 to 1994. He has become familiar to listeners around the world for his incisive and thought-provoking reports. On this special recording, he looks back at his career, which coincided with a remarkable period in Indian history.
"less colorful than the dust jacket"
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4.
From the trials of Nazis at Nuremberg to the prosecution of war criminals in the former Yugoslavia, to people's courts in Rwanda: how effective is the machinery of international justice?
"As a man is, so he sees." These words of mystical poet and artist William Blake are just as relevant now as they were when they were written in 1802 - perhaps more so. Throughout his life, Blake undertook a voyage beyond rationality and materialism to an interior, visionary realm where "all things appear as they are - infinite." Yet all human beings, he believed, are capable of opening their eyes to a fuller experience of life.
Visiting the Hebridean island of Mull today, it's not long before someone mentions the steep decline in population that the Scottish highlands and islands suffered 150 to 200 years ago. And it was a depopulation that the crofters were powerless to do anything about - in a phrase that sounds a knell almost as chilling as today's 'ethnic cleansing', the Highland Clearances are still talked of as one of the most harsh pieces of social manipulation in Britain's history. A long-drawn-out lament mourned in song and poetry ever since.
"Helpful historical background"
There are many mysteries in the world, from Bigfoot to Aliens, but some run deeper than we can imagine and are older than time itself. This comprehensive program contains decades of intense research from some of the world’s leading authors on ancient mysteries. International best-selling author, Robert Bauval reveals his amazing research into the hidden legacy of ancient Egypt. Philip Gardiner, a leading authority on serpent worship, exposes the biggest religious cover-up in history.
"WARNING - Painful Ear Splitting Head Banger Music"
A meeting at Oxford University during World War II signalled the beginning of a lifelong friendship between two outstanding contributors to 20th century English literature: Philip Larkin, poet, and Kingsley Amis, the prolific novelist. Selected from correspondence written between 1943 and 1985, these letters offer an entertaining and illuminating insight into the prejudices, exasperations and in-jokes of two literary greats. A linking commentary complements the writers' own words.
An extraordinary visit with one of America's leading poets provides a unique exploration of the mystery of maleness. Bly uses fairy tales to illuminate the dark recesses of the psyche, and the result is a powerful intimation of the male experience and potential. From the soft, feminine male persona to the deeply buried wildman, Bly takes us on a journey through unmapped territory of the masculine. For men and women this is a conversation not to be missed.
New World Order: The Conspiracy to Rule Your Mind chronicles how the ruling elite have established global domination and the ability to effect the thoughts, decisions, and world view of human beings across the globe by systematically infiltrating the media, academia, industry, military and political factions under the guise of upholding democracy. Learn how this malevolent consortium has dedicated centuries to realize an oppressive and totalitarian rule through any means necessary, not limited to drug trafficking, money laundering, terror attacks and financial crisis within the world economy.
"Gripping and Informative"