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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #225 on: September 07, 2018, 12:20:20 AM »
Watched Ken Burns's Mark Twain today. So sad at the end. I think it's pretty obvious that the man was clinically depressed, and given all the things that he and his family suffered on top of it (most of which he blamed himself for), it's not surprising at all to me that he turned so vehemently against God in his later life--just regrettable. I wonder if my faith would have done any better given similar circumstances.

I hope he found some peace and reconciliation at the end.



Though I have to dock Burns some points for not mentioning Jap Herron lol. I like to think that Mark Twain would have considered it the crowning joke of his legacy.
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #226 on: September 08, 2018, 02:19:26 AM »
Watched Ken Burns's Mark Twain today. So sad at the end. I think it's pretty obvious that the man was clinically depressed, and given all the things that he and his family suffered on top of it (most of which he blamed himself for), it's not surprising at all to me that he turned so vehemently against God in his later life--just regrettable. I wonder if my faith would have done any better given similar circumstances.

I hope he found some peace and reconciliation at the end.



Though I have to dock Burns some points for not mentioning Jap Herron lol. I like to think that Mark Twain would have considered it the crowning joke of his legacy.

Thanks for this. I'll have to try to find it. Sounds really good.

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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #227 on: September 08, 2018, 09:07:36 AM »
A single Tumblr post about historical YouTubers scored me a few channel subscriptions. Happily wading through their lists still. Mostly, if not all, in French.

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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #228 on: September 08, 2018, 01:10:28 PM »
A single Tumblr post about historical YouTubers scored me a few channel subscriptions. Happily wading through their lists still. Mostly, if not all, in French.

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Makes me wish I spoke it!

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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #229 on: September 08, 2018, 01:14:00 PM »
Watched Ken Burns's Mark Twain today. So sad at the end. I think it's pretty obvious that the man was clinically depressed, and given all the things that he and his family suffered on top of it (most of which he blamed himself for), it's not surprising at all to me that he turned so vehemently against God in his later life--just regrettable. I wonder if my faith would have done any better given similar circumstances.

I hope he found some peace and reconciliation at the end.



Though I have to dock Burns some points for not mentioning Jap Herron lol. I like to think that Mark Twain would have considered it the crowning joke of his legacy.

Thanks for this. I'll have to try to find it. Sounds really good.

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Yeah, I enjoyed it overall. Lots of interesting discussion on his views on race, too.
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #230 on: September 18, 2018, 12:35:42 PM »
Last night, I watched Nova: The Origami Revolution (which is available free on the PBS website apparently?)

Really fascinating! It's all about how principles inherent in the way materials fold are not only enabling some really neat highly advanced origami, but also advancements in engineering (nanobots, kevlar shields, starshades for telescopes, and other things) and medicine (protein molecule folding to specifically target viruses).
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #231 on: September 18, 2018, 03:29:11 PM »
Anybody know where that hour-long youtube documentary about the Syriac Church got to? I know it's been linked to on oc.net somewhere before, but I can't find it. Google and youtube searches aren't helping either.
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #232 on: September 19, 2018, 02:18:03 PM »
I’ve recently watched a 50 minute long video documentary of Mikhail Denysenko, the so-called Patriarch Philaret of Kyiv, shared by George Michalopulos on his website Monomakhos.com: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWumXnrgVug

Having noted that that he's just a layman and that even King David and Flavius Constantinus are canonized as saints in our Church, the blogger couldn't but conclude that “if this defrocked bishop is recognized by Constantinople as a “patriarch” and his “church” as canonical, then that venerable See will have lost all moral authority.”

Indeed, it's not a pretty picture of "Patriarch" Filaret painted in the documentary.

Has anyone else seen this video? Do you share Mr. Michalopoulos' concerns?

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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #233 on: September 19, 2018, 02:23:09 PM »
I’ve recently watched a 50 minute long video documentary of Mikhail Denysenko, the so-called Patriarch Philaret of Kyiv, shared by George Michalopulos on his website Monomakhos.com: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWumXnrgVug

Having noted that that he's just a layman and that even King David and Flavius Constantinus are canonized as saints in our Church, the blogger couldn't but conclude that “if this defrocked bishop is recognized by Constantinople as a “patriarch” and his “church” as canonical, then that venerable See will have lost all moral authority.”

Indeed, it's not a pretty picture of "Patriarch" Filaret painted in the documentary.

Has anyone else seen this video? Do you share Mr. Michalopoulos' concerns?

did you have problems with the video at around the 15 minute mark me and juliogb were http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,74442.msg1534987/topicseen.html#msg1534987
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #234 on: September 19, 2018, 02:27:07 PM »
I’ve recently watched a 50 minute long video documentary of Mikhail Denysenko, the so-called Patriarch Philaret of Kyiv, shared by George Michalopulos on his website Monomakhos.com: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWumXnrgVug

Having noted that that he's just a layman and that even King David and Flavius Constantinus are canonized as saints in our Church, the blogger couldn't but conclude that “if this defrocked bishop is recognized by Constantinople as a “patriarch” and his “church” as canonical, then that venerable See will have lost all moral authority.”

Indeed, it's not a pretty picture of "Patriarch" Filaret painted in the documentary.

Has anyone else seen this video? Do you share Mr. Michalopoulos' concerns?

Oh, hey. Speaking of Russian cybertrolling...
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #235 on: September 19, 2018, 04:06:51 PM »
did you have problems with the video at around the 15 minute mark me and juliogb were http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,74442.msg1534987/topicseen.html#msg1534987

Me too. I supposed it was because of slow Internet connection and decided to watch it later... However 15 minutes was enough...
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Re: What documentaries are you watching?
« Reply #236 on: September 19, 2018, 04:20:35 PM »
did you have problems with the video at around the 15 minute mark me and juliogb were http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,74442.msg1534987/topicseen.html#msg1534987

Me too. I supposed it was because of slow Internet connection and decided to watch it later... However 15 minutes was enough...

there is no way it was slow internet if me, juliogb and you all have problems with the video at the same time!
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