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Life Out of Balance

I had a dream last night. One in which I was talking about the movie “Koyaanisqatsi”(1982) with my wife while we sat in a car. This is wild on several levels.

  1. I have not seen, nor thought of this movie since the early 90s.
  2. This movie has no dialogue.

    “it’s not for lack of love of the language that these films have no words. It’s because, from my point of view, our language is in a state of vast humiliation. It no longer describes the world in which we live.” – Godfrey Reggio

  3. The name of the movie is translated into the Hopi language as “Unbalanced Life”. It is about our relationship with technology and nature.

I just find this fascinating that on some level this movie resonated with me in such a way that here I am almost 30 years later dreaming of it. Especially at a time when I am talking about mental health a ton more.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085809/

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