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Shock and Awe: A Former Christian Ponders the Cosmos (HD)

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Published on Apr 4, 2012

Recently, I've been wrestling with the perplexing realization that since leaving the Christian faith, I see the planet around me and the vast universe in which it moves with a far greater sense of awe and majesty than I ever perceived it as a believer. I took an informal poll of friends whose life-trajectories matched my own, and found that every one of them felt exactly the same way. For myself, and for many of the deconverted, the awe we feel now, having left the faith, is far greater, far more wondrous, far more intoxicating and euphoric than anything we ever felt as believers. But why?

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MUSIC:
"Time" by Hans Zimmer, from the motion picture "Inception" - http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ince...
"We Are Young" by Fun.

FILMS:
Babies - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020938
Big - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094737
City Lights - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021749
Casablanca - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034583
Cinema Paradiso - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095765
Cosmic Voyage IMAX - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115952
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083866
42nd Street - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024034/
From Here to Eternity - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045793
Grosse Point Blank - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119229
La Dolce Vita - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053779
Saturday Night Fever - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076666
Singing in the Rain - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045152
Swing Time - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028333
The Lady and the Tramp - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048280
The Seven Year Itch - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048605
The Tree of Life - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478304
The Wizard of Oz - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032138
When Harry Met Sally - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098635

TELEVISION:
The Blue Planet - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0296310
Frozen Planet - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2092588
Human Planet - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1806234
Life - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1533395
Planet Earth - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0795176
The Life of Mammals - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0364174
Wonders of the Solar System - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1611787
Le Mystere des Jumeaux - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2072154
1999 Academy Awards - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0266221

VIRAL:
Mindrelic - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9in-B...
Timeless: London Timelapse - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKsXC3...
LA Light by Colin Rich - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fo8DAO...
Paris Vol. 4 by The Seventh Movement - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ5xSh...
Abu Dhabi 2011 - time lapse film (short film) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV5CAM...
Mosquito by Amprods - http://vimeo.com/18915900
Quantum Mechanics: The Structure of Atoms - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YYBCN...
GoPro HD Hero Camera - http://www.youtube.com/user/GoProCamera
The Art of Flight Trailer by Brain Farm - http://youtu.be/kh29_SERH0Y
A Hill in Spain - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fohPU3...
Ampisound Showreel - http://vimeo.com/20804295
Greatest Sports Moments of All Time - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiMAcL...
Jetman vs Jetteam - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6n1Et...
All.I.Can Official Teaser by Sherpas Cinema - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ4uyt...
Human Slingshot Slip and Slide - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShFAeN...
World's Largest Rope Swing - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B36Lr...
Danny MacAskill - Way Back Home - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj6ho1...
Billabong - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPxLs0...
Experience Zero Gravity - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhPqn7...
Experience Human Flight - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVAkDR...
People are Awesome (Don's Version) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEu42L...
Baby Laughing Hysterically at Ripping Paper - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP4abi...
Jeb Corliss "Grinding the Crack" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWfph3...
Insane Downhill Bike Race in Chili Valparaiso - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIe6hY...
29 years old and hearing myself for the 1st time! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsOo3j...

OTHER:
NASA - http://www.nasa.gov
ESO - http://www.eso.org


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