By World Economic Forum from Cologny, Switzerland [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
This week my family was invited to an advanced showing of a new documentary, The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble which will be premiering in NY, LA and other places in June.
I invite you to watch the trailer for this extraordinary movie about a most extraordinary group of genius musicians from all over the world.
Trust me, it will show the very deepest and best of being human and how the “universal language of music” can break down all kinds of barriers and preconceptions. Watching it fed my creative soul- no kidding. It also showed how some of the musicians featured were suffering from trauma of their people. Examples include the crushing sanitizing of the “cultural revolution” of Mao Tse Tung in China- which abolished the arts, the trauma of Syrian people, and the oppression of the Iranian government. The aliveness and spirit of these amazing people gave me hope for the future of humanity.
Freedom of Mind is not just about fighting against undue influence. It also proposes that with Freedom of Mind, we can achieve incredibly transcendent artistic and noble endeavors for coming together as a species. Please go out of your way to watch the movie when you can and to promote it widely!
Have a nice Memorial Day Weekend!
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About the Author:
Steven Hassan M.Ed. LMHC, NCC has helped thousands of individuals and families recover from undue influence (mind control). With over 40 years of experience, he is sought after as one of the foremost authorities on undue influence and controlling groups and individuals. Steve understands the subject from a unique perspective as both a former cult member and as a clinical professional. Steven Hassan has published 4 books about cults. His first book, which came out in 1988 under the title Combatting Cult Mind Control, was updated and rereleased in 2015 as Combating Cult Mind Control. Chapter 2, My life in the Unification Church has been placed for free on this web site. This book is available as an audiobook as well as on kindle.
Steven is the Founding Director of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center, a coaching, consulting, and training organization dedicated to supporting individuals to have the freedom to think clearly and to freely consider how they want to live their lives. Steven pioneered a breakthrough method called the Strategic Interactive Approach (SIA), an effective and legal alternative for families to help cult members. The SIA teaches family and friends how to strategically influence the individual involved in the cult.
Learn about how the Strategic Interactive Approach can help rescue your friend or loved one out from under predatory influence.
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