Settle back and get your mind blown by the simple reality of our oneness. One human family. One planet. One human journey.
The song “Gimme Shelter” expresses the urgency we all face to unite together as a planet.
Here's a short video outlining humanity's migration out of Africa to populate the earth.
This short clip from the 2015 PBS special, First Peoples: Out of Africa, explores possible migration routes used by early humans to migrate out of Africa.
This more detailed animated video visualizes how changes in climate may have impacted the spread of humanity out of its common point of origin in Africa and across the globe.
What does it feel like to fly across the Earth and view it from space? This movie taken from the International Space Station begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica. Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, El Salvador, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Lake Titicaca, and the Amazon. Also visible is the earth's ionosphere (thin yellow line), a satellite (55sec) and the stars of our galaxy.
The Overview Effect - a 20-minute film exploring the impact that viewing Earth from space had on astronauts' understanding of their humanity and their home planet.
What would it be like to fly through the universe? - this 2-minute film offers the best simulation yet of the experience of flying through the universe. Keep in mind as you fly that each of the dots of light you see is a galaxy, each one containing billions of stars and planets.
Humans share about 50% of the same genes with bananas. All life on Earth is related.
Only Breath is a poem of Rumi, a 13th Century Persian poet.
We Are The World (2020 remix) - The official 35th Anniversary celebration of a song that touched the world. Many of the original artists returned to sing in the remix.
One Planet, One People Please - a song by Seals and Crofts.