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 Art & Philosophy 

Embrace of the Serpent:

A Piercingly Potent Psychedelic Elixir of Justice, Humanity, and the Very Origin and Destiny of the Universe

With stunning monochrome 35mm cinematography, dynamically human characters, insightful dialogue, and an intensely atmospheric score, Embrace of the Serpent's masterfully concocted cinematic experience unfolds like a potent psychedelic elixir from which one awakens a new and transfigured consciousness.
 
 

Submerge yourself in the most sincere and beautiful expressions of art, connection, and the profundity of the human soul.

In Lila is a space for ideas, disquisitions, and handpicked libraries of the most inspiring insights and artwork in human history. Each piece is an epic journey designed to awaken something real in you - artistically, intellectually, and spiritually - and kindle an awe for the magic and greatest potentials in our mystifyingly beautiful, vulnerably earthly, and terrifyingly sublime human existence.

 

In Lila Ideas

On beauty, philosophy, and higher consciousness.


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FEB 02, 2018
BEAUTY | CHANGE | SOCIETY

How Beautiful Can Life Be?

What true beauty is is but the purest expression, the utterings and howlings of our deepest truths, resonating with one another in the harmonies between the soulful notes we play...

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OCT 24, 2017
PHILOSOPHY | SOCIETY

Blind Humanity

We look at animals and wonder what it's like to be led blind by instincts. We believe ourselves to have free will, but how many of us truly lead our lives with true conviction and deliberate, free movement every moment?

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By category: Philosophy  •  Society  •  Art  •  Spirituality

 
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Philosophical Inquiry through Art.

 
Set forth on inspiring disquisitional journeys in beautiful photo-essay format, beginning with the beauty and artistry of each handpicked work of art through to the very depths of the inquiries they evoke as we progress through ever deeper levels of consciousness in pursuit of a higher truth.
 

Films

Among the most compelling of our creations to transcend the medium into the realms of the intangible.


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OCT 24, 2017
PHILOSOPHY | SOCIETY

Stalker

Transcendental filmmaker Tarkovsky's Quagmire of Fear and Desire

With every still a painting, Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker is a breathtaking tapestry of meditative evocations that guide the viewer progressively further down the disorienting rabbit hole of man's fears and desires, where we irrevocably find ourselves sitting down at the same table with our starkest existential angsts.

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OCT 24, 2017
PHILOSOPHY | SOCIETY

Embrace of the Serpent

A Piercingly Potent Psychedelic Elixir of Justice, Humanity, and the Very Origin and Destiny of the Universe

With stunning monochrome 35mm cinematography, dynamically human characters, insightful dialogue, and an intensely atmospheric score, Embrace of the Serpent's masterfully concocted cinematic experience unfolds like a potent psychedelic elixir from which one awakens a new and transfigured consciousness.

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By category: Philosophy  •  Society  •  Art  •  Spirituality

 
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In Lila Library is an ever-growing effort at cataloguing the finest critical studies, essays, and philosophical meditations that help us navigate and refine what it is to be human.
 

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FEB 02, 2018
BEAUTY | CHANGE | SOCIETY

Can We Create New Senses for Humans?
Ted Talk by David Eagleman

"As humans, we can perceive less than a ten-trillionth of all light waves. 'Our experience of reality,' says neuroscientist David Eagleman, “is constrained by our biology.” He wants to change that. His research into our brain processes has led him to create new interfaces to take in previously unseen information about the world around us."

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FEB 02, 2018
BEAUTY | CHANGE | SOCIETY

Politics and the English Language
Essay by George Orwell

"Modern English, especially written English, is full of bad habits which spread by imitation and which can be avoided if one is willing to take the necessary trouble. If one gets rid of these habits one can think more clearly, and to think clearly is a necessary first step toward political regeneration."

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FEB 02, 2018
BEAUTY | CHANGE | SOCIETY

Simulacra and Simulation
Introduction to Jean Baudrillard

"According to Baudrillard, what has happened in postmodern culture is that our society has become so reliant on models and maps that we have lost all contact with the real world that preceded the map. Reality itself has begun merely to imitate the model, which now precedes and determines the real world"

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