Episode number 10 of Series “Millennium: tribal wisdom and the modern world”.
Has the pursuit of self interest that has driven our society since the 12th Century finally run its course? Explore this possibility in the series finale. Return with David Maybury-Lewis to tribes all over the world to review the primary wisdom’s that tribal people offer to our modernised world. Then travel to central France to explore the most perplexing dilemmas of the western world. heart versus mind, body versus soul, the desires of the individual versus the needs of society. Visit a rural French family whose lifestyle exhibits the positive influences that have been inherited from a tribal past. Understand why our survival as a species may now depend on rediscovering the wisdom’s of our tribal past.
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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Anthropology
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