Archive for April, 2011

THE BATTLE OF IDEAS (Commanding Heights, Episode One)

“… from the ashes of the catastrophe,
an intellectual and political struggle ignites
between the powers of government and
the forces of the marketplace,
each determined to reinvent the world’s economic order.”

For the advancement and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of

InVision Productions of London & William Cran

Another outstanding documentary:

THE BATTLE OF IDEAS
(Commanding Heights, Part One)

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PRODOS is new Secretary of ACOFS (Australian Council of Film Societies)

Great news! PRODOS is on his way!

As determined by the Annual General Meeting of ACOFS (Australian Council of Film Societies) held in Launceston, Tasmania at the same time as the Atlas Shrugged movie was being released across the USA (Melbourne time Saturday April 16, USA time Friday April 15 2011) Prodos is now the new Secretary of ACOFS.

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Christopher Hodgwood on Felix Mendelssohn & The Authenticity of Genius

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YthygKRqbcc

For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of
Gresham College (founded 1597)

A filmed talks in which

Professor Christopher Hogwood CBE

Explores & Demonstrates (!)

The Authentic Genius of
Felix Mendelssohn

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Niall Ferguson on the Six “Killer Apps” of Western Civilization

Spice Girls and British Flag

For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of
Intelligence Squared

A filmed talks in which

DR NIALL FERGUSON

EXPLORES

THE SIX “KILLER APPS” OF
WESTERN CIVILIZATION

competition + science + democracy +
medicine + consumerism + Protestant work ethic

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Unofficial “Trailer” for ACOFS AGM 2011 (Launceston, Tasmania)

A short (unofficial, unapproved) video just for friends. Click the above pic.

In particular for those who oppose the highly autocratic CCA (Community Cinema Australia) proposal advocated by Bryan Putt, Michael Lines-Kelly and others on the current Executive of ACOFS (Australian Council of Film Societies).

The ACOFS AGM will be held this Saturday April 16 in Launceston, Tasmania. A team of us from Victoria are heading over to speak and vote against the CCA.

Some background on this issue here, and here.

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Psychogenesis blog suspended by PRODOS

Announcement

I have suspended the THINKER TO THINKER blog Psychogenesis.ThinkerToThinker.com

History

A colleague emailed me a couple of days ago, after reading the following comment (comment #2 by maxtrue) dated April 06 2011 at JihadWatch.org

I will leave you all a gift I found: http://psychogenesis.thinkertothinker.com/?p=263

Elon Musk not only is ready to start serious production of world class EVs in his California Tesla plant, but is developing the Falcon 9 which will lift 53 tons into orbit. The only thing NASA has that can lift more is the long retired Saturn Rocket. It is questionable that come 2016 NASA will have operational a new rocket that can lift 75 tons. In any case, NASA comes nowhere near the $1000 per pound cost Musk is planning to deliver. So these antisemitic A-holes at stinkertostinker not only slander Musk for being a Jew, but attack one of the most important people to help America to return to technological leadership in the world. I hope the CIA or some other service is making sure Musk is safe.

Sure, some rebels call Qaddafi Jewish and those Muslims that hate the Saudi King have long claimed the Royal family was originally Jewish, even claiming Jews brought beheading into the Muslim culture. On one level we can understand ME IDS, but the creatures that inhabit the dark corners of the West including some of those who hide behind Muslim Civil Rights, are inexcusably allowed to post their hate without much opposition. I guess it is okay to defame and shower with racist obscenity. Jews, but burn one of 2 billion Korans and the UN will compare it to a suicide attack.

Enjoy…

PRODOS projects and services – including the THINKER TO THINKER™ blog service – are unavailable for promoting:

  1. Hostility to Israel
  2. Anti-Semitism
  3. Conspiracy Theories
  4. Racism and/or Racialism
  5. Anti-Capitalism

Decision

After investigating the posts and pages of the Psychogenesis blog I have concluded that it is in breach of the first three of the above prohibitions.

Eg.

From this page:

Short story: After spending some time in Turkey I’m back in Europe as of Fall 2010.

I slowly begun to understand the hidden reality behind world events in late 2007. Only in June of 2008 I had seen enough evidence to understand that a mainly jewish organization was behind 9/11. I’m currently planning my next move.

You can contact me through the address …

I have therefore permanently suspended this blog.

I have no plans to deleted the blog.

Thanks to the colleague who drew this matter to my attention, and to “maxtrue” over at JihadWatch.org for his comments.

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Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio – A Ken Burns Documentary

Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937)

For the enlightenment, advancement, and inspiration of its members

PRODOS FILM STUDY GROUP

Proudly presents

With the kind permission of Ken Burns & Florentine Films

A true story about American inventiveness
and unapologetic commercialism …

EMPIRE OF THE AIR:
THE MEN WHO MADE RADIO

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