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Global Spirit

The Call of Wisdom

The ancient Greeks believed there was another dimension beyond logic and reasoning and they called it Sophia, or wisdom, which they believed to be the ultimate good. In Eastern traditions, wisdom is often synonymous with the truth, as in "the true nature of existence," available only to those who can see beyond the ephemeral, the ever-changing. This program examines the true nature of wisdom, how it is recognized, and why our survival today as a species and a planet may depend on it. THE CALL TO...
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Saturday, October 21 at 8:00 am on 12.2


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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.