Twelve Powers of Entertainment

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Original air date: Monday, July 28, 2014
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We at Pop Conscious believe in the power of pop culture and the media to influence people positively, so we‘re going to find ways to illustrate the connection between entertainment and enlightenment using the Twelve Powers: Faith, Strength, Wisdom, Love, Power, Imagination, Understanding, Will, Order, Zeal, Elimination, and Life. Can we do it? Tune in and find out!

Pre-Show Notes:
Each one has a human positive, and a human negative, as well as a spiritual expression.Wizard of Oz – Faith, Wisdom/Understanding, Heart, Will & Strength & Power,As Hero’s Journey –

  • Faith –
    • Music: George Michael “Faith”
    • Movie: Steve Martin – Leap of Faith
      • Count of Monte Cristo – “God believes in you” , Strength, (Revenge)
      • “If you build it, they will come” Field of Dreams
  • Strength – Perseverance
    • Music: “Strong Strong man to ever let you go,” – Rick Astley
    • Movie: Hulk, Avengers, Superheroes, Mutants – within us, but unknown – superherodb.com
    • TV: Wrestling, Bionics, Mutants
  • Wisdom
    • Music: Schoolhouse rock, It’s in Every One of Us – David Pomeranz, Don’t Eat Yellow Snow – Pop Music Wisdom
    • Movie: harry Potter’s Dumbledore, Gandalf in the LOTR
    • TV: Oprah, Daily Show, Perception & Eli Stone – visions,
    • Mentors: Jiminy Cricket, Fairy Godmother, Merlin, Obi Wan
  • Love – Harmonizing Force
    • Music: Higher Love – Steve Winwood, Divine Love Chant – Unity North Choir,
    • Movie: Butcher’s Wife – “Love is the leap that won’t be denied.” Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, (…& Malayna Dawn!)
    • Broadway: Wicked (For Good), Frozen
  • Power / Mastery of Self
    • Music: M-Pact, acapella
    • Movie: The Color Purple,
    • TV: Downton Abbey, Grey’s Anatomy, talent shows
  • Imagination
    • Music: With Imagination, I’ll Get There – Harry Connick Jr. (When Harry Met Sally – 25th Anniversary!) John Lennon – Imagine
    • Movie: Lego Movie, Life is Beautiful
    • Other: Disney, Broadway, Cirque du Soleil !
  • Understanding
    • Movie: Nell – Jodie Foster “Tay in the win’” (tree in the wind)
    • TV: Oprah – Aha Moment
  • Will – Say Yes
    • Hero’s Journey = Accepting the Call & Bennett Quintard on his Global Citizen Year and starting the Unity Global Initiative Scholarship!
  • Order – Sequence, Mind – Idea- Expression
    • Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
    • Hero’s Journey – Road of Trials, gather allies
    • Labyrinth, Oz
  • Zeal – Passion, Enthusiasm
    • “Do what they say can’t be done” – Cannonball Run
    • Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
    • Wayne’s World (Party time! Excellent!)
    • Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
  • Elimination/ Release
    • Music: I will Surrender -Karen Drucker, I Release – Byars/Beckwith, Let it Be – Beatles
    • Movie: Shawshank?
  • Life:
    • Up!
    • Highlander – the Quickening
    • Romeo & Juliet
    • Life as a House – Kevin Kline

 

 

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