Film Review: Mindwalk Essay

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Film Review: Mindwalk If a good movie is one that makes you think, Mindwalk must be superb. However, I haven't even read the book it was based on and I can say that the book must have been better. The actors are laughable, and the physicists' accent changes with each new scene. Furthermore, the transitions to each scene are as smooth as sandpaper. The purpose of this movie wasn't, and with good reason, to be glamorous though. As many of our "Hollywood" movies are. The fast action, sex, blood, money crazed movies that we all love. The fact that Mindwalk was based on a book also gives some explanation to the choppy scenes, as many omissions were probably made. Financing played a role in the actors chosen for the movie, a kind of…show more content…
She uses the example of a person with gallstones. A western medicine physician would take the gall bladder out. However the physicist explained that whatever issue caused the gallstones, perhaps stress, will cause the person to get sick again. Perhaps that person was the one pursuing a career for money, and not passion or knowledge and therefore they weren't truly happy in their career. Not to say I don't have a passion for business, I love the thrill of it and the competition. I love the fact that I can change careers on a whim, and that there will always be a job for me. But, the question I give to myself is, would I still pick this profession if money were not a factor? I think society is becoming aware of the fact that we need to look at the "whole picture" though. Especially in regards to health care. With the rising number of Naturopaths, Herbalists, Reflexologies, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, or practitioners in Aruveda techniques. All alternative practices based on holistic healing and the idea that the mind, body, and spirit are one and must be treated together. We are still, despite rising awareness, stuck in the mode of what is called "mechanistic thinking" by the physicist. She credits Descartes for the start of this thinking; and Isaac Newton for giving it life. Using the clock as an example and how we have replaced many of the old parts with more technological replacements. The clock is not the same as it once was,

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