approached through philosophy or science. For millennia, for human beings everywhere, these same questions have been posed and explored through the power of story. From different cultures come those stories we tend to remember, the stories that connect us, not just with others, but with that which gives our lives meaning.This unique program brings together two guests that use the power of story and storytelling as a means of remembering. Kay Olan is a renowned storyteller from the Mohawk Nation in... [see more] upstate New York. Orland Bishop is a mentor and community organizer in Los Angeles working with members of the LA gangs known as the Crips and the Bloods while wielding the powerful weapons of myth, power and story.
For thousands of years, people from all cultures and religious traditions have entertained universal questions about who we are and why we are here. The series presents views from many different religions and belief systems. With intros by John Cleese who has a strong interest in these kinds of programs, Global Spirit blends compelling film segments with engaging conversations with such people as Deepak Chopra, Karen Armstrong and Robert Thuerman to shed light on our deepest eternal questions around the human quest for meaning, truth and wisdom.