March 13, 2014

Does this Cool Video Predict the Future, or is it Just Hocus-Pocus?

Let there be Light

The music is inspiring and up-lifting, the voice-over is intriguing and addictive, the images are compelling and surreal.

Yet…what’s the actual message in this video? What’s the actual truth?

Is the future really going to be alright? And what kind of training do we need to inhabit it? What is the singularity? And how does a plant analogy really align with the way that we humans are developing?

Garret John was the man behind The Wayfarer Manifesto, which had millions of hits on YouTube and spoke to an entire generation of people who’d forever been told there was something wrong with them.

He’s got a talent for creating incredible videos—but what real change does it create? How does it make you feel? What does it make you want to do? What are you left with after the video?

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Editor: Rachel Nussbaum

Photo: YouTube

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