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Ghost of Tsushima: Creative Director Interview (with Spoilers)
"Have a very special guests with us this week that we're both very excited to talk with Jason. Connell from sucker punch. Thank you so much for joining US A. Awesome ear. Very happy to have you of course to go super in depth on Kgo Suma, so for those who are watching end jumping in. Be warned there will be some spoiler fil talking here if you haven't played through the game if you haven't. Checked out everything you want to in the game beforehand. Please do that first and then come back. There's a lot to dive into. We're going to be jumping into as much as we can. Of course if you want spoiler free impressions. We did record episode that a little earlier. Even can go check that out, but. There's so much that we can jump into this game I off. Jason I. Just want to say congratulations for recording this on the day. The game is starting to roll out on launch. Worldwide is already available in some territories as where speaking so congratulations to you on the team on that It's very exciting for to finally be out there as a fan of it and I'm sure it must be exciting for the team. Yes, it's a super exciting to have it out. There cited everybody host their photo mode favorites sin. Just enjoy the Games. I feel like an Brian I think this is true for both you and me. We could probably spend the next forty minutes talking exclusively about photo mode. Yeah, no I. Just get into that very quickly. What you've created, my favorite voted in video game history, but also. You might notice you. Create one of the most not-so-subtle advertising tools. That is perfect for this game. Because every time I seen pictures of it I WANNA? Play it again, and I think for a lot of people who were just sort of like on the outside, looking in a video games in general like people who aren't just totally head down on stuff all the time. They're like wait what that's! That's a video game. Where do I play I play it? They're going to get that so Yeah, that's a very very smart. If you guys it's absolutely stunning game. A cool. Photo of his crazy because we were one of the first, you know infamous second son was one of the first. At least I know of modern games that have put like a like a photo mode in in that game. It was just like this cool idea to show off all the cool particles and lighting. That game was a while known for. But it was wasn't crafted as a personality around. It was the cool photo mode, and then over time over the last few years. You have these games that out and Spiderman my favorite of version of this where they like adds the flavor of their game to its photos like tied to the personality of that gain. On, the building tops, doing like little cell fees and Doing it with a phone. That was awesome made it. You need to spiderman so when we were like. Hey, what are we gonNA do for voter mood? To? Whatever the ghost photo mode. One, it's gotta be way better than our first one because. Our, follow up one and two. It's gotta be semantically. You know connected to the game, so we're like. Well motion in Wind I. Haven't we like? Make it less about a static image. You can do that, too, but have be about moving frame that I think is so beautiful about our game kind of spun out from there. I didn't think it was odd that you give the main character, a Selfie, stick and the iphone. His drone that goes along with. Little you know little out of place, but I thought butyl. Oh God you know it's been incredible thing to play around with, and you can do what Brian said. Every time I see more of it. It's one of those things where I've been playing every night. Still in, it's like Oh, no, I need to go jump back in the middle of the day. Because like Oh. That's a great spot I never thought. I could take a photo of I've been a particularly obsessed with going to bamboo strike locations and trying to get all the great photos. I cannot have those spot often. You know like perfectly placed at an edge or something. I sort of wondering. Because obviously this was built more with like the photo mode in mind as you development went on, because it's become so much bigger, what was world creation influenced at all by the photo mode, or were there any aspects of designing this game that were influenced by it because it is more like prevately used feature these days I guess than back when second came out. You know. A little secret you know we. We always knew we'd have a photo modem. We knew that this ambitious version of like I. said a second ago better and more dramatically connected. Owning, really work on it until pretty late, so you know we were so. Dedicated to the stories in crafting the world, so when it came to the beauty of the world. That add add everything that's in the game. I would have to imagine that that had the most iterating over anything, because it's one of the first things you do before you have the whole story articulated and put into the game. Certainly don't have cut scenes. You know it's like you're laying out terrain and at that like how does the island look and then it gets into the direction the feeling Cutting, trees down growing trees, making procedural tools like the world is the by far the most iterative on thing now. There was a point where we're like. This is how we make our game. Look good clearings. Big giant swath of like in forests, you know that you can see for miles. Off using color as like landmarks again, the Golden Forest, or read flower fields, and then, and then a you know, certainly that sort of made its way into some of our features of a photo, but the the world designed stuff. took the lead on on end photo mode. Okay, now that we've created this amazing awesome place. How do we utilize the photo mode in like critical photo that will. Take advantage of how great our team at did at creating a beautiful world. I think one of my favorite things about this game is the sort of balanced that it's constantly striking Between being sort of completely serene, and then the music swells up and swords or out, and they're slashing against each other. How hard was it to sort of get that that tone down because I could see. You know I think in in lesser hands I could be a very kind of dangerous. Push and pull, but I feel like you totally nailed that and I think that that's like some people when they look at an open world game want like nonstop jam-packed activities in in your team made the decision to pull back and let things breath every now and then How did all that come together? Well you know for me. It's the first game that I was certainly a visual director on, and so I I would I you learn something about yourself with everything you create, and for me I personally learned that I don't have a natural tendency to like create incredible. Violence, I just wasn't that was uneven. Favor Games, bloodborne like as absolutely my favorite game. Guide. You're on this show. This is gonNA be worthwhile and. About it anytime. But no, seriously like. That's my favorite game, but. When we were crafting the world would I navigated towards with Joanna. Who's environment our leader? This did this amazing a blog post recently on playstation bar. was the beauty of it was taking taking a moment to breathe in, and then I realized that some of my favorite games that are not. Show the classes certainly embraced the idea of atmosphere in a sense of this and you know I donate Fox's is is resonates. Conversations resonated with him as well so then then the conversation shifted into. Okay well. We definitely have it. We have a summer game. So you know without saying anything else as you say Amer game, you know you're going to be hitting things with a four-foot razor blade so. You know violence is GonNa come so we certainly work on that stuff. allied and we wanted to be great and gritty, and the you know like you really WanNa feel like you have contact when you have contact but the other stuff doesn't come as natural, and you have to actually work on that stuff to balance it out, you really do, and so that means like the idea is about creating Haiku, which was actually named idea You know really. Or believe it was taking a moment to. Allow the beauty to take hold, and not what I think is cool about the ICU that I hope people enjoy about it is is that they're not tied till like progression like you're not. You're not like intrinsically forced to go, do it? You know there's a sense of you have to have the wonder and curiosity desire to do it. It's not like game telling you go do this to reach next level certainly, a lot of that is tied to corporation auto out to have to consider that, but it is. It is a work philosophy to try to get that balance of that contrast It takes years to get right for sure. I really enjoyed the Haiku sections actually He was like you said. It's sort of provided like this. This relaxing breeder and I did like the you were able to select different things who essentially collate them into one kind of fresh Haiku each time. Yeah I I mean I did every single side quests in every single objective in this game, but I I really enjoyed those wow awesome. The accuser, some of my favorite ones to the cinematography. You know it was at the moment to like. You know certainly we call them breathing. Moments definitely say that studio, but it was kind of a moment. Regis Art Geek out a little bit like the people who do the cameras. Mottaki, they can place it in to get the right motion and you know, and then the writers have an opportunity to like. Give you give you a couple of cool options. Just the beauty kinda comes through which is which in the end has been a very positive thing for the experience. Yeah, the balance that Brian was. Speaking to how you were sort of describing how that all came together? I could imagine. It's a very fine line between making sure it's peaceful and calm in certain areas, but. It's still engaging for the player because you could always run the risk of it. Being something that the player doesn't want to engage with, but as Brian. Saying like finding those high coups feels like this wonderful moment of solace after I have assassinated an entire Cam Mongols. And need to reflect on Jin's life, but also just the world I, it's this really great balanced that a I think as Brian was sort of saying you always get in games, but it feels so refreshing to hear. And it's a huge part of our philosophy. How we treat. Treat the game. Whether it's a Haiku great example, he could probably keep talking about, but you know the music style music how the music comes on not having things like combat while you're doing, shrine climbs or anywhere near them so that we can let those be their own experience, and so are these, are we? Everything wanted these features that are not mainline missions. Our conversation is like about how much combat how much non-combat and what is the purpose and what are the? What's the feeling for its existence like what what is the emotional goal for for these features and these are conversations? We have a lot and sometimes triple times over we try. We don't like it. We try something else. Well and for me, what's really interesting is sort of the place that all of these features and the things you go on, have sort of in the context of sucker punches past work, because it is I've been such a huge fan of both cooper franchise and infamous. Stir a year and. You know you get increasingly larger, but often more urban. City expenses that you're exploring a lot. In both of those franchises to certain extent here you're out in the wild. There are of course settlements and encampments and things like that, but there is a there's a lot of stretches where it can just be the world around you that you're exploring and I was sort of wondering on a world design level. How do you? How do you balance? Making all of these locations unique to explore as well and interesting. Even though you know a lot of can just be more, the environment's like what are the challenges that come with that? Yeah, so one of our. Our Contractors Jeff He. He talks a lot about content density, and what is the correct density and I really am really thankful that he brought that conversation up to light so much because It's such a you know Thinking about if you're currently doing something, you're going across the world and run into something. How much further would you have to ride your horse before you might find the next thing, or can you see the next thing from where you currently are? How how dense is it and I really enjoyed that conversation? Because it let us think about what's the right philosophy for for our game and it it certainly it allows us to you know if we want to in one place, you just completed something, and you should be able to generally speaking, look around and find one more thing on horizon or see the shrine trying on top of the mountain. It influence our world design alive, because when we first had the game built for the I you know I'd say maybe two years. It was a lot of forest. It was a ton of trees and it was cool, but you always were felt like you were in this like. Tunnel beautiful, but really deforestation. which does a couple things one is? It is very cool, but. It makes it really hard to know where you are without a compass or many map. Something telling you kind of giving you that extra information that your brain is just really needing. So what we did is we started opening up fields and I definitely some shadow, the classes photos out and was like fields as as reference vm. Because it just feels so epic when you're going through field, but but you know the criticism it could be that it's boring or something like that, and and really have to embrace a philosophy that it won't be boring because there's beautiful music. There's five things now that you can see what you want to do next because you're in a field, there's more clearings and it created a Great beauty in the game, but also more opportunity to engage with that density and I I. Really I think that that was one of the conversations that was ongoing throughout the project, but we landed in a really. I think unique spot for. When when when you? When your team was the helping this game, you obviously weren't anticipating a significant portion of the world's population to be stuck indoors for months on end, but At one I mean there were obviously there. Are you know a lot of sort of like entertainment? Things that have come out during quarantined. That didn't really. Fair as well due to their. SORT, of like the way they were delivered or their subject material something that, but this is a game that I really more than ever appreciated as a guy who's in a two bedroom apartment really appreciated huge open fields and. Mountains in like sprawling rivers and seas and stuff like that but I think one of my favorite things about the big open fields is that there's always something? Or there is like a lone tree. And you're just sort of naturally drawn towards it, and I found that like that sort of like beautiful use of negative space to be like so powerful. In terms of like never felt to me like there's nothing ahead of you. This is boring. It always felt to me like this. Is this is this is like a sort of triumphant use of minimalism and and charging towards something. To reveal that there's like one loan item in the distance was so much more engaging tomato like at a mini map that had a hundred time trials, but Hamas other stuff like I. Found Myself uncovering the dog on the entire map which. I was I was like basically riding around in spirals like in that movie alto like I was trying to. Five is in half the time I was on foot to. It was really wonderful game to explore so I. WanNa ask you about that the. The the sort of the way exploration on unfolds in this game is something I. Really Really Love and I think a lot of open world games are going to take note of following the wind and talking to people and following Fox's two locations rather than just you know overtly stating the player. This is where you're GonNa go, or you go to. The map in this big thing opens up. All that come together. What was the push and pull on that to sort of find the right way to keep players in the no, but without making like overwhelming them with information. Yeah I'll talk about kind of our studio kind of struggles, but I also kind of throw in my own, maybe personal philosophy, too. So I. I judge Games my favorite game, especially them really harshly by. How does it feel if you're? You're actually not doing anything on the sticks. I would if you're just sitting there. Just sitting in the world, you're standing in the world. You're on your horse in the world like is there. Is there a what's the feeling and some of my favorite games by just sitting there? There's like things that go through your mind. Like why do we? What are you anticipating? That are stuck on the story or like. Where's that next objective like you're just what's going through your mind? because. That's when you're not doing anything. That's what you're thinking of next like. You're just taking in the beauty looking around our game I hope that translates into that sense of exploration and sense of curiosity like if you do stop for a second yearly, you're not already on kind of a train of thought it is more. One of curiosity is one of like. Hey, what? What do I want to do next? Oh, there's something over there. There's something of their. Oh, I wonder band before, so they're having gone to could check it out and I. think that the more information you were to have on your screen compasses many maps. It kinda answers those questions before you even have time to ask the question. It's just like the dots right there. Let's go do the DOT. It doesn't matter what the DOT is. It's just there's thing let's go do it, and so that that to me is is a really important part of what I think. The Games, Tries to do in the world, and and certainly we did not have the wind when we started on this project at all. In fact, what the wind was which is has got this cool story I'll say quick is. on the first direction slides on the you know we did. A presentation is like one of the first presentation out the way look and feel and everything moves was was one of them like a wind. We're going to double triple quadruple down on win, and you know there's a lot of attack that has to go into that. He got Capes moving I gala hair moving. You gotta get trees and Bushes, and especially for procedurally generated now artistically procedurally generated world. That's really tough. Two years later. Something like that. That became true and you've standing I'm standing in this world and we had other elements we were helped. Augmenting are kind of navigation and get around the world and I'm just like holy crap. The wind is amazing. It actually works at that time. It always like went from East West or West. East or something I can't remember always just directional and it's just. It's really good. And then we started having conversations like how going to get more stuff off the screen to stay in the is like beautiful world more and more because it's just. It's really stunning even years ago. And a one point I had this idea like. The Wind. It sounds kind of crazy and Adrian is like our longtime worked on has been sucker punch. Long Time. They tried a little quick prototype with me. We had like fifteen people play at were removed all the you I just to hey. Can you just just try to follow it and just and it sounds crazy, but follow in if you can get to that hot spring or that on. And it worked like the first prototype fourteen out of the fifteen people were able to easily get there so cool. Yeah and I. I was like Oh. Yeah, we have to do this. Question. Like. This is something that is going to be unique to the game and then an analyzing. Say on them about the wind because I can do it all day, but is it had like the matic ties to the island in historical kind of. Poetic, Tian's to you know. The Mongols came in as typhoon sweeps them all out to see and. You know we name the sword the sky storm after that you know him being a storm, a metaphorical storm on the island for for the island, rooting for the island, and then it was like about nature, and then the animals came along, and I, you know it just felt like a bunch of like one of these critical pieces you don't know exists, and then you find it, and you're like that fifth straight there and does and then nearly. Oh, I, think we have a good. I can see the puzzle now so. Cool, it was cool journey. Having having that comes away. It all it feels so true to the world that the team has created in those moments. Because you know, I'm I'm a completion is player like if you give me a list of a thousand things to go collect if you give me, you know like an infamous. Charge to go collect I. Collect all of them, but there's something that I think does speak so much to this world and end you wanting to be invested in that. It is really by pulling everything. Out of the screen that you're looking at and just letting you look at the world you get more familiar with it, and you start to learn more about Oh. Yeah, I've taken that pass before. That leads to that pillar of honor or there's that cemetery over there as you start to. Trek across the land. It really gets you invest in the world in a way that I think just having a list or a neon sign to tell you where to go would. Deliver it in the same way. Yeah, that's great. That's so. That's the goal so I'm glad you had that experience. And I it's one of those things you know that the open world I think speaks so well to what the team really accomplish with this game, but one of the things I was curious about wasn't and I know. We talked about this a little bit, but released, but since we can. Talk to the island as whole, but what was the? I? Guess the poll the. The back and forth poll of wanting to make sure you stay true to the spirit of this real world location, and honor the history and the people that are but also create a world that at the end of the day would be fun to run around or write a horse around in as a game. Yeah and it's a great topic, and it's kind of been the the struggle for and I would say struggle in a creative sense. It's the creative. From from from once, we actually knew we were making Susha and we started doing all this research, and and you learn so much about the island. Like the fact that at that time it was likely to be like ninety five percent covered in dense forest. Which again I told you we tried. We tried very dense forest in. It's just hard to ride a fun horse through tree. Trees it's. Pretty tough. Also, it's incredibly hilly. We went there just like it's just hill after hill after mountain after Mount After Mountain, also challenging to create a interesting layouts in combat spaces in so. So, we worked with our team in Japan. We're like hey, this is how we were planning on You know being inspired by the shape of the islands. It looks very similar to the actual shape, but here's some kind of Ford as we'd like to take or game reasons you know, make the game more fun to to roam around. The landscapes in have layouts that have. Have Cool puzzle climbing challenges, or what have you were interesting missions, and and they were totally for it you know. And they gave us feedback of maybe when we went too far and then they also they know is in a fun way. They gave us feedback of win. Hey, you could go further with us, and so that was. It was a lot of ultimately. We're super inspired by history, and what happened and then the general beauty of greater. The greater nature of Japan as a whole, it's definitely hugely inspiring to us but we also make in a game and a PR and original story and a lot of things that. Have to Challenge it, but work in tandem with it, so it's it's definitely been a challenge I'm in a good way and we learn so much. And I will say the last thing I'll say on that. Is that within Joyon on the environment? Our team myself in the constitution. We talk a lot about like realism. And You know like A. Maybe painted realism, or maybe, how can we do it like a slightly stylized version of that? And and and you know this is not even if you've ever been to Seattle only did infamous. It wasn't really a stone by stone. Kind of recreation. Roads aren't lined up exactly. It's sort of like if you blur your eyes, you're like Oh. Yeah, that's definitely definitely Seattle like it rains. A lot of people drink coffee. PUNK ROCK and grunge music. It's You know the things that are there the spacing? Like the things you would expect, but it's not the like. Let's put a magnifying glass over, and let's get it like perfectly accurate and we take that same philosophy here. We want to feel like that. This is plausibly. Dass what it could feel like. That's what if we could do smell through it. That would we would try to. Feeling into music, we're going for a as a is a is a main heart. Smell will actually be unlocked on the playstation six. Thirty I. Have Rumor, we have an today since three. Hey listeners. We know you love gaming and have excellent taste, so we want to tell you about the official. The last of podcast in the show writer podcasters stand up comedian and huge fan of the. Host Christian Spicer we'll revisit the first game and talk with the people who created that critically acclaimed work hit. Also give you what you've all been waiting for. 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The the combat in this game is awesome, and that's coming from somebody who to be completely transparent. Wasn't crazy about it. At first 'cause my immediate reaction was. There's no lock on. Think what do you mean? There's no lock on like you can't. You can't have a certified again without lock on and as as I grew to. Appreciate. The sort of dynamic happenstance of a dashing between those four stances and. Fighting different types of enemies. In synchronicity while switching and switching back and forth using my sub moves and everything I was like. This is one of my favorite combat systems interview ever But what what? How did how did that decision? Come to not have have lock on? was that was at a debate internally in the studio? Because that's to me, that's one of those things that people just expect from a video game and I found myself not even thinking about it after a few hours in. I. It's definitely debate right like it's A. It was heavily debated and talked about how you know. From all corners of the CEO there was not some like. I mean because it's a it's a standard. There is a standard anytime. You go against the standard. You need to prove it out and. I'm glad we tried something different than you know. As person bloodborne like my favorite game, I like games that allow you to really kind of hone in and focus, and and control that since a control comes, comes with locking, but and you know, and certainly as a samurais sense of control is a huge fantasy so Yeah, man. We talked about it a ton Maybe when it comes to combat, I would say it's in the top three conversations that we had over the entire course of the project while. But I have to give massive. Shout out to you know. One of the studio heads. You know I've found Sucker Punch Christopher. Men he's he's behind the core design, a lot of the combat and he he works out of the code for it, and there's another Guy Ted. Who is awesome designer? And he liked those two brains man. They worked together, and they figured out a way to create something that is first of all feels like you're hitting the person when you do hit them like it's a tandem as animation, so it's not like a hit box based. It's like these. This animation links up to this one. Is I very newbie? Animation Brain. And it's not just like the slash through thing right, and so they feel like you're hitting the person it feels. A goal is a gritty feeling, but it's also incredibly fast paced at times. You know as you get like five or six people around you you can be, you could be like. Changes. In planning, and when you're going to do the smoke bomb, go around the building and do another. Jump down from the top, you know. It's just like a it. Almost like a the style of it is is better with how the walk on. That's kind of the thing that we found over time especially when she became pro at it. And locking on actually with slow down, maybe in some ways and a sense of control will be got out of it instead was things like standoffs in duels, obviously assassinating somebody having that jump on, somebody gives you that, too, but we decided to really push that those moments or mythic abilities I think are. Usually will help take out people pretty quickly. The mythic abilities are interesting because I I think i. I I'm really glad that this game never really went like supernatural despite having the Word Ghost, in the title. There's. There's other there's an alternate version of this game. Were you guys just want preserved and people are summoning dragons and stuff like that. I appreciate that a lot of the crazy stuff that you got away with felt grounded even like the fire sort is ridiculous, but there's like. Oh there's there's sort of like a scientific explanation. Yeah. And then when you start doing some really intense stuff that feels deliberately over the top like dude, get terrified and they starts crawling away like. Is Watching people just straight up running around. Disappear and stuff like that. It's crazy like this is a i. mean even when we pitches his game. This was another heavily debated. Topic is going to be fantasy based or not, and obviously nate and I felt really strongly as well as many other people that we should not make it fantasy base in like high fantasy base because. It really those first of all there's. Several of those games out there already, and they do a wonderful job and I love neo I love sector, Oh, these games are awesome and they lean on that a little bit more as their unique. You know and so. Good. It's smart of us not to do that, but the reason why we didn't do the reason we did was because we were definitely were focusing a little bit more on the Human Story certainly one of the world to feel plausibly real. And you know if you like, I'll take the example. You just threw out there like having people fall in there, but get scared. Scoot away, man if you could just like, pull out a fucking dragon every five minutes. Scares them like I feel like a real challenge to overcome like and so you have to be constrained. So that when we do pull out something that's really incredible or scary or something like that that it actually has wait to it, you know and. I one of the things I do love about our game in might be some of my favorite content, actually mythic missions because. They. A build up the idea that people were legends like they talk about people in their connection to the island. The lightning one is a great example where you know, they burn the black sand, the sands black, which always like wire, the sands black back answer black, and it just bill out as they build up this legend of people that may have come before you, which is Kinda cool because? because. You're kind of building your own legend. To maybe one day, people talk about mythic stories of the ghost You know that humans can do maybe slightly crazy incredible in your living, example of that and people tell tall tales. I think that's cool. I love win. Jin would go around to the stories and people would be like. There's ghosts in the woods and he's like. No, there's not. Watching watching the people run away after a battle, though my favorite things in the game because it's it teeters on like on on like. Comedy, you would find in like vintage Kung Fu movies where somebody would come and kick. A bunch of Bass and one guy would be like away. Runaway ended every single time was I would let him run like maybe like hundreds of feet pull out my arrow. Cruel Man I know you you put it there. You know you gotta sit there, don't. If you give Brian the high ground. He will let them run as far as he wants to. I what I do love going back to the mythic tells them. You know maybe people one day telling the story of the Ghost I. I'm always sort of a sucker for. Stories that are about storytelling to a certain extent, because I do think you get so much of the human nature that we all deal with on a day to day basis of why we tell stories and everything and I I love that that permeates so much of this game, and not just in the quest, but on the on the ques- structure as a whole in this game I think is really unique, but it works really well. Because as Brian was saying earlier, you can go to a house in. Someone's saying Oh. There are nearby. Please help me or someone one of my favorite stories early on one of the side missions I found was. A woman send you to get food from the bandit that stole it from her. And then you bring the food back and she's like. Oh, thanks! I finally have food down. You're like. Wait a second. That wasn't yours to begin with. I just killed all those guys because you can't, there's. There's this. Stark sadness to a lot of the stories that I think really works in this game and I was just curious on like a total storytelling. Horrible 'cause there are moments of levity. You know like everything with Kennedy I think is so great, but how do you you know balance? I think this is a land and a group of people who are under siege. They're under attack by the suppressive force. At the same time. They are living their lives. There's this humanity going on the island. Hugs, what are some of the struggles that come up and try to tell those stories? Yeah, well first of all. When you started telling me, which story were, I was like racking my brain like which? It was so many. I I know it's crazy and I'm gonNA. Play through a bunch probably that I've played through in a long time, I play retail, but. You know It's balanced because you don't want it to be this like we did not want our game to be this like heavy thing that was constantly hitting you over the head with a that was just not what we wanted for this particular game. Think anybody really goes from bad particularly. I think they're always in goal, but but in it's hard, though because invasion and you wanna see desperation, and you WanNa see like these people have struggles. And frankly you know we want to. You know it's not always like dude. Go kill things, and so you WanNa hear you know people having. Their kids, or this or that like our parents like I. Don't know you just want to hear something that sounds like these people are struggling a little bit. But you know the when it comes to the writing and those stories, most of the stories do most of them do exist to try and reflect at the world has been in invaded, invaded place and. For people that are like these allies, and you engage with those those will get a little bit more in depth than traveling of their story, and for these little small one off encounters. Just say look even even the hasn't class is affected greatly by this and hopefully feel a sense of remorse for them or sadness for them, maybe a sense of duty that why you're doing this stuff, but as for the tone of it. I genuinely like a somber tone in general, I think Sambre is is not dark. Sombre is not grotesque. Sambas is just like a like A. Light sadness to things and I felt like that light sadness in a world that is so incredibly. Beautiful is kind of a nice. Balance and I think we look at it now that way and to some extent. That's a really good way putting now that now that you say that. It makes perfect sense because. You have all these incredible like you know. There's Fox's in this you know. Like. Rainstorms the beautiful trees and yellow leaves, but then you go, do these side quests on. You're like Oh. Wow, that was. Your family died and you can save them and you're like damn. That hit me hard that one. Particularly, there was one side quest for like now I know, too. Hard that one's talents so hard and You know there that one people on on the team who? Created that one, and then like you know as we get through the Polish face like Alan, somebody went through and added a bunch of extra work to that one for animation, and like kneeling down, and you know I you know in from liking that mission to really like connecting with more, and this is a small thing right like this is not a. Two hour long you know big big mission. It's very straightforward and simple cement to just reflects the tone of the world, a little bit and Alan Dow was one of the ones that, even though it's a small moment in your entire through I think improved a lot of the last course of the project I'm glad it exists. That's awesome. Yeah, I I, don't even know if I necessarily have a question about it, but I'm just curious to hear more about the the construction of the the site quests when it comes to the side tails when it comes to those the supporting cast that you get because I do I do think one of my favorite things. Throughout sucker punches, history has been that there is of course he usually a pretty great main character, but also this really great supporting cast as well, and you know going back to sign infamous now with ghost. I loved finding out more about Yuna and lady Moscow and just everyone at the pace that you want to in the world. And that balance I guess my question is because I. do think that's some of my favorite story. Telling him the Games in the game comes from those lines. How do you balance having this stuff? Be Optional I guess if you if a player just wants to go through the main story, but also encouraged people to want to keep going back and revisit these stories in these characters. Yeah Yeah! It's a question you know we From I is long as I can remember. I think I, think earliest pitches of the game we talked about. How we really wanted to create sort of this. Anthology of short stories. know these little little side branches off the main trunk. You know that you could. You'RE GONNA. You'RE GONNA get invited to them on the main truck main story. You'RE GONNA. Get invited them and maybe even once or twice in an engaged with them, but it's up to you hopefully, engaging enough for that story relates to you. It's up to you to kind of go. Finish out the rest of that branch, and we do a lot of stuff like we try to reward you for doing these things but I find that those things are They're good and I'm super glad. Glad reward you in different ways for playing these, but I find that the beauty of those those allies missions. If you will Masako. Norio characters is that they're just they're. They're far more developed in terms of like there are like what they need out of the world in their stories are interesting, and and they all have a different perspective on you and life, and you know in an what I what I think is kind of cool about creating a world like this is that you have to be okay with having content that exists. You're not forced to play. And you have to embrace that you have to because that. That is what makes it joyful when you go on your own ambition to go through it. It's not that you were told to go. Do it was in the Golden Path? And there were versions of the game earlier that a lot of these characters stories were more interconnected to Go Path. Through play, testing and feedback in her own kind of iteration process. We ended up where they are. Which I think is the right spot. which is you introduce them and then? Over your curiosity, we can push them push. You can go enjoy them your own Yossi, and there. Some of them are five or six missions long. And I think that's the right model, but it takes some iteration to get to that that that's spot for us. Even having late in the game the I think it's two missions for Eureka that pop up after you've revisited home. Just was such a such a Gut Punch. In the midst of as Jin, story is starting to come, full circle meant to have this exploration both more into him, but also into her life It's it was like as you were saying I, it felt so much more rewarding because I, saw it out that story within the. Yeah I think that that's A. It's not an easy philosophy to hold you now. as a director or as a contributor designer artist, because it means that somebody is going to get a bunch of people, not GonNa, play your mission bench people are not going to see your artwork, and and it's really hard to like talk about that because I want everyone to who worked on this game at Sakkara Punch to just like the super proud of it and love every moment that they cred tributed, too, but that's one where it's like. Yeah, but your thing is optional, and I can really bad, but it. In these cases it is for the for a greater feeling that. The people that will engage with it will probably tear out will probably love or be maybe even their favor mission of the game, even not the golden path I gave might be their favorite moment in the game nest. Because you, you let them engage it at their own will in. That's A. that's a hard philosophy to to. kind of stomach, but I think it's I. think it's a really healthy one for the type of game that ghost is. It absolutely plays into who I I think. My favorite thing about the game. Is that Me In the act of playing the game, so has to the game halfway in a presents all of these options, but I have to go exploring too, and I feel encouraged and want to explore and of my favorite times playing have just been putting a dot on the map letting the wind guy. A thousand kilometers, and if I if something stops me, stop if it doesn't I just keep going until something else. Interest me awesome. It's a calming experience which I don't often say I think about games at the moment. That's exactly how I played, too I would just put a marker somewhere completely random very far from me and just go there and see what I ran into along the what along the way with stories popped up which new characters I would meet, that would show me points of interest and stuff like that. and I think that that loop was really smart in terms of having sort of random gangs of bad guys. Patrolling the land and you'd run into them, and they'd have somebody kidnapped, and you'd rescue that person and that person would tell you another place to go. It felt like you're constantly pulling on these little threads. and I loved that so much was did that did that all take awhile to come together? Like outside of the wind is sort of the way the. The optional stuff and the sort of like randomize character you know excursions and stuff all interconnect. How how was it bringing all that stuff together to create the flow that you guys ended up with? The I I you both sound like you've played it exactly the way that I would recommend somebody to play, which is like hey, you know every now and then just throw down and go that direction and see what you find, and and if you don't find some great than go to your Golden, Pastora that's awesome, but try it, and because it's. In this is true for even when we're doing play testing that we did find that that was some of the ways that people would enjoy the game the most which is awesome. will you're talking about that? Like the ecosystem imbalance of people who tell you where stuff is in? How many patrols are there that stuff I'll tell you? We tweak that probably. Maybe until weeks before gold I think. Exactly the number on no top ahead, but is very late. We tweak those numbers because. because the sense of owning the curiosity, and like not having everything told you. was so important to the global feeling of enjoying just like exploring throughout the world, and as soon as you're told, were too much. Stuff is or too many things around your map. It becomes a different problem like you're kind of you either you either go into. Let's just go through the checklist which. Is Fine I think if you found them on your own but can be exhausting for some people because they're like Oh God. There's a ton of stuff to do, or it's kind of a turn off because you already know what it is, and you don't think of anything else over there, but they're actually might be if you if you actually went look, so we actually ramped down the people that the amount of people that would tell you where things were quite a bit. It used to be far more. part of the emergent processes I've almost everybody who talked to tell you. Something is, and it would put a thing on your map and We found that to be Super Smart System, and I'm so glad that we have it, but we put it in a very specific way in a very specific amount of things on the map total. Total that it would ever tell you about so that you still had your cool moment of like i. don't see anything over here on this. I'm going to head that way and finds things along the way now balance. It's really it's really tricky. Because again it goes up to that thing. I was talking about early. Enough loss of being okay with things being skipped and. That if you don't want to be so much that you don't have any information, that would be bad too right so it it is takes time to to work out, but the team did that. No, no a healthy fund way but I think even when you like clear. Mongol, Camp and Clears up a little bit. You still get a question mark. It's not even like yours, a hotel or something like that. And it's sort of it to me. It fell It felt like A. SORT, of natural to the universe that you guys were setting your game in this is this is like a long time ago. There is those no yelp. There's no google. So it seemed natural that you'd find a random person on the street and be like Oh. Thank you so much. There's this awesome restaurants. You should go check it out. Right I really doug. That I played a ton of the game in Kerr. Asala Mode Oh cool and that was. It was really it was really difficult for me. 'cause you made such beautiful game central? And I think it's I think it's. Beautiful in a different way in Curacao mode. But there was just something so special about about like heading into conflict or a story be or coming into a new environment. or it's all black and white, and there's that film green crackling, and a I read that you guys even did some stuff with the music to make it feel almost like it was coming through old speakers or something like that. Yeah, how how how how did how did you develop that? I I know. That's like obviously. It's something that you're studios. Really proud of especially since you've got endorsement from the family. It was a that was A. That was a I. I probably will put that in my top list of my entire career as like being apart process because. I mean it's just. It's just why just kind of a wild thing that you don't go into making video games because you expect to go through that process one day, yeah. which is probably why it's cool is that it's different. You know, but. The. We knew that we WANNA. Do Black and white mode I mean I think i. I don't remember when we first talked about it, but it was definitely really early Redo black and white vote, but again it got kind of pushed towards the end of the project, and then once things started to. You know you can sit in the world and you could be like. Oh, my goddess stunning! It's really a beautiful I feel I. Do feel like I'm. There's moments of this I feel like movie. It's coming. It's coming together. And, then we're like okay well. We definitely have that mode. Let's are planning for it. And an I got version of it in that was a very early version of it with a sliding team and Like what do we call this thing? and You Owe Samurai cinema or classic. Why can Wyatt our traditional La just things? You know cool cool names. And member WHO's I may was Brian Studio head. I don't remember somebody was like. When we see if we can call it, Chris Allen Mode. And I thought that was brilliant and I was like. Yes, can we? What was that process so I reached out to. One of the people that I think he deserves a special shout at his name as a relay Katami. He's on our Japanese producer. He's a helped us since the very almost since the very beginning, and he helps coordinate all of our feedback through Japan, and said Hey, you hey, who's now a dear friend of mine. I was like. Is this possible. Could you look this up? And he and the Japanese team reached out to their to their state across our state and worked out You know. They wanted to see video so I. Put together a video, and then I redid it like three times because enough. People on time video, but I was like Austin. Even Brian Our leauge rendering Guy Jasmine. He was not good. No. Though I kinda Redid it a couple of times and then eventually Is this. Is it I? I looked at so many movies measured the black and white. You know in our game. You know as you both played it. Daytime Times. There's indoor's whether there's rain. There's fog and so like you have to look at movies that have all of these things you can't just be like. Here's a movie. Here's a sample. It's the black. Man Like you gotTa. Look at all these because they exist in our game and it's a filter that'd be going over all of these and so I finally got to the point where I was, I had good black levels. White levels has cool noise. We sent them a video and and It took a little bit of time back and forth, but eventually we're like asses cooling reach an agreement. They were cool with it so. Yeah it was a it was a coup processing showed up. Is Mode teams all shit? It's called. Is it was pretty cool goal process. It has a dream come true. It's so awesome on a historical level. Because obviously you're seeing the game through its you know from the reveal trailer to now there's clearly a love and Joe Majd to the cinema and the storytelling that come in the John Mara, before it, and so to have that encapsulated as a mood that you can jump into starting to such a great I. Think like touchtone full circle thing as a fan of genres well. Also I mean the. The audio! From from like A. A gigantic Blue Tang Fan. It's it sounded like like RISI's sampling. VHS, tapes of sword slashes, and like there were moments. Paint that game and I was like I expect like method man rapid right now because. If anyone was intended, but that sort of got me on a very very like neural level I was like Oh my God like this is. This is quietly the best. Wu Tang game ever made since. The fighting gave. The quote somewhere I feel. That's. But. Our audio director Brad he that's all him he was like. I have an idea that guy's a wizard, so that usually meant something cool and he. It was like we have this special thing that we developed internally at Sony that replicates old processes from like you know fifty sixty s something like that radios and TV's and and And and he he kind of took that filtered it and figured out the right 'cause he was like. If you do too much over, you know, we wanted people to play lengthy amount of times and if they wanted to the Chrysanthemum. View too much, and it becomes incredibly fatiguing. Like, not watching move hours possibly thirty hours. You know so. You got a nice balance between that and something that you can you know Listen to over and over again? I- legitimated Curacao Mode for Poly Twenty five thirty hours and I think that I like maybe fifty sixty into the game. So how yeah! That's incredible. Yeah, along along with that and to me. It was surreal to play an open world game almost entirely in black and white. That was just I've never done anything like that before and. It was such a cool. It was such a cool experience. One of the challenges with eggs I would add is like since it's black and white. There's there's missions that use color as guiding, and so there are. There are a few missions of. It really struggles with, but for the most part we redesigned icons on the map so that it would work with answer, so you're not just looking at two icons ones. This color ones that color and we just changed the icon Lopate, but but yeah it, it's it's generally speaking. You can play through most of the game with it, which is just crazy. Yeah I think there was one mission where they're like find. The purple flowers was like Oh! I was to right back on, so that was good. Leads to so many great visual moments, and as you were saying I know we're running short on time I. don't want believe the too much, but I, genuinely really loved, and as pointing to earlier the the soundtrack and the way both game uses it. It comes in from quiet to loud, but also how the score changes both from the combat setting to the open world setting you know. Moments I would say not settings, but. That Jackson position as well as even on the side, the remixes that were coming out sort of in the lead up to the Games launch. There's so much great musicality and artistry. Bear that I think really. Elevate, so much of what's going on there on visual rebel to a works so well in tandem. You know there is no single discipline that contributes more to the game. The music like a known this case we have to composers, a team of people that obviously help implemented like their artistry is like. White just level things up so much like a scene without music in a scene with music. There's a world of difference in generally speaking I know it's not one contributor. There's quite a few people that make it happen. Processing and implementation, but it's insane. What music can do in for this game? It's it's. It's one of the best parts of the Game I. Think is the the the artistry behind the music in the soulful fullness in is is really I listened to it a lot. I love and then we tokens the glitch mob. Which is just? RIDICULOUSLY COOL! Yeah, it's an awesome combination i. do think as you were saying. It elevates so many great moments, but really. A drills home like the emotional undercurrent of everything that's going on in the game. Unfortunately. We're pretty much out of time. I think Brandon I could keep talking there so much. We love and really enjoyed about the experience and are continuing to enjoy. Time in this world, so Jason Thank you so much for taking time. We really appreciate it. SUPERFUND and thank thank you to your studio for. bookending this entire console generation with my favorite games. I I don't know if that was ever the plan, but the way that
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"Welcome to science weekly. Why we're exploring. Some of the scientific questions surrounded the corona virus outbreak. We'd love to keep hearing from me said Dear contactors easing the form of setup. Head over to the GUARDIAN DOT COM forward slash. Kobe nineteen questions all one word loss. Listeners have gotten searched. Ask us about the subject of today's podcast. What role being immuno-compromised can play in cave nineteen infection some of what we experience when we get infected with any infection is to do with the characteristics of that particular germ but we also know that as an equal role to be played by our own immune system. I'm how did Devlin? This is science weekly. We've got the numbers going up in It looks like it's recording Brian. Say I think we could go or brilliant? China could reach a stall M. by giving your name and affiliation title. Yes I'm Dr. Jekyll Mottaki and minimalist at the University of Sussex on previous episodes of science deeply extra reflect in depth how bodies respond to viruses and specifically cave nineteen. But it would be great if you could just give us a quick overview of when a viruses out body what happens however means system mountain attack against infection. Is that we have all these delicate barriers to your body. Such as the cells that line the respiratory tract and the cells that line digestive tract even the skin. These are all Immune system really and then we have various other immune cells that sit below the surface. So broadly speaking the immune system is comprised of our white blood. Cells are split up into two parts. This is the innate and the adaptive immune system and they work collaboratively as your body's safeguard so If we were lucky enough to breathe in a viral particle from the SARS could be too has lou receptors on its surface that allow it to enter into our cells lying areas and upon doing that. It's going to sell a red flag to our inmates immune system because they need immune cells are sitting there waiting performing Surveillance function and the program to recognize things that are our own body and things are foreign and things that are safe and things are dangerous so as soon as something enters the body. That's in the Office of foreign non non-self we call it. Then it's going to stat. Something is often is a wrench in. It's going to start with this inflammatory response. So these are the symptoms that you would notice when you first get steak with any sort of illness. It's a sort of vigorous.
"mottaki" Discussed on Green Wisdom Health Podcast by Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis
"She knows that when she sees Papa she gets her hardboiled egg and our unicorn sprinkle she trust to con me into chips, and salsa to, but generally doesn't get a lot of that. But that's one thing that you could do in the mornings to send a hardboiled egg to school with your with your child. At least they're getting some nutrition. They're good protein and fat, and she's got much healthier because of that, that, well, that's why Janet and I do insulin on the labs because even people that have good a one say, and that's a ninety two one hundred twenty die blood sugar if it's good, but your insulin is high still you have that resistance. And that's usually from Eton to me, fried foods and things that might there. So whilst less likely to accept the insulin Karen, Niccolo Kosan, and as. Why you get the excess weight. And when the other thing is we hear this a lot from adults as well. And so they're doing this to their children. They skip breakfast, because they think they'll lose weight, if they skip a meal, and you actually it leads to white gain skipping breakfast. So that's one thing you don't want to do, and it makes them not as active. It makes them not wanna interact, and do any kind of physical activity because their blood sugars dropping so low so crater on their tests to right? And again, if you don't have time for breakfast, the other other thing you could think about doing, which is a big hit here is our glycemic core. It's a protein drink. It's the good protein because there are a lot out there that don't have the good protein. And when, when we say that there's not way in ours. It's a rice protein so that that's a healthier alternative. And I actually had a man yesterday that said, I've got a friend. That's drinking this protein, drink every morning it wasn't ours and his cholesterol, went through the roof because of the ingredients that were in that protein drink. So you really gotta make sure that you give them a good protein, something that's not going to give them allergies are good at is what Janney gives me. Yeah. I'll she actually likes me. Little a lot of the stuff that you have out there. The, the ingredients in the protein drinks are so bad for you that you're actually causing more white game. If is soya protein run like crazy, dump it. But there's a in the glycemic core it, and it comes in vanilla or chocolate, it actually has something in it. That's called glucose man. And that's a fiber that helps people helps them with their blood sugar levels, and helps them feel more full and it, it's a pre botic. That's a buzzword now too, and helps them make it till lunch time to be able to not have the big mood swings because when you get into ADD ADHD, a lot of times, that's from blood sugar levels that are spiking and going low and they feel so bad. They're just acting out. So you wanna make sure you've stabilize the blood sugar. And there are those things and glycemic core zone also that eggs. So if you can give them an the pro. Eighteen it will help carrying them carry them over until lunchtime. You know, you know, that's that's a really good point. And we get a lot of grandparents in here says, are you saying, I'm a bad grandparent, because I don't feed my grandchildren thought well. I'll try to be nothing about it most of the time. They're giving him a bowl of cereal. Yeah. Full of glyphosate, that's going to be a bigger and bigger thing in his life. Finally, you know, two decades after saying that roundup is a horrible thing. Genetically, modified foods as a horrible thing. Finally, they're coming out with what I've been saying for about two decades. It's maybe you're not gluten intolerant. Which is a problem, but maybe your life Assayed intolerant. And I noticed that was one of the biggest shared articles, we had was the one about hunting nut Cheerios being sprayed that they found out those were sprayed, and people are like, oh my gosh. I give giving my kids this every morning. Well, then they've got sugar on them on top of it. So Astra's meal could be going to do milk. Get the rawal stuff. So by the time they get to school. They are all hyped up, and then the teachers trying to get them to behave, and then they get diagnosed with having a ADD behavioral problems and then they drug him. Down. So, you know, you, you have to give kids attention. You have to learn what motivates them. And again, you know that's jigsaw puzzle. There was a interesting article from journal of psychot- around journal of clinical psychiatry, I think it was behavioral change after the intake of carbohydrate rich foods has been very well, documented it says fatigue and impaired performance on tests in concentration in speed occur, two hours after the carbohydrate consumption. That's when you go into hypoglycemia, and the, the crater journal of circulation, you know, talked about kids that had high insulin levels following high sugar meals. They're overly excited nervous system. Because it over releases adrenalin as well as insulin, and to that end whether it's the low blood sugar levels or the activation of the. Adrenaline which is fight or flight response. They have problems paying attention problems in behavior and mood are almost certain to occur. And these are well, researched articles you can look them up. Well, one of the things that you can also give your child is something called beieve H T P, especially if they're able to swallow a little tiny capsule. And it's five hydroxy trip to Fayette, which is an amino acid, and it plays an important role in the production of serotonin. So it has to do with the association of feeling of well-being peace of God, a, a healthy mental outlook and mood, it also helps with deeper sleep and what we have found with the kids that we give it to here, locally is at they generally do a whole grade average better on their tests. It'd be swallow a pill stirred up in something, you know, it keeps them focused out. They'll, you shouldn't be eating or applesauce. You might shirts organic and no hopper. Tose corn syrup. That, but it something that's natural that will actually help them stay focused on their testing. And them we used to give. To our son when he was in high school here, and he always did better on his testing, especially the kids at frees up right before they go to take a test, and they know the answers, but they suddenly can't think those are great to take five HT P about an hour before they would go to school, so consider that as well. I mean, we have natural natural help here, you know, and then you get into lunch lunch at schools most of the time that includes some more carbs, some chips a coke. And so you've got this roller coaster of where you've given them this, this cereal in the morning with all this sugar on it. And then he took a big dive at lunchtime, you hype them back up, and then you give them back to the teachers want. Kito is so popular because you're starting to burn fat rather than burn glucose or fructose a think was fructose. That makes you age a hundred times faster. I think that's what I said the other day. But ladies did doesn't matter it makes you rankle faster. So get on Kito. Make sure it's good, fats, and might sure. Your digestion, good to talking about the good fats. That is a good thing to talk about. We were actually eating in a restaurant yesterday, that had a salad bar, and we saw several of our patients in there and they were trying to do the right thing. They had them this huge salad which was great, but they were taking ranch dressing in scoop fools. You know, it's a big thing in Texas. I don't know plural. Big scoops, multiple scoops ranch dressing as popular everywhere else been Texas. It's big deal here. And I mean they were just landed on thick and I thought we'll for everything you've just tried to do right with the salad like you said the saturated fats are, are killing the outcome. And of course, you know, I know this because I sit with Dr Lewis at lunch every day, and he says, oh, my gosh, the saturated fats, they're having, and it's not that I'm, I'm not a perfect eater, either. But you can talk enough supplements. You can get by with a little bit more sand, but you still have to change your diet. So. Somewhat. Yeah. So you need to make sure your dressings are not full of junk to when you're trying to make better changes, and I know the kids all like ranch dressing. At least they do here, you can get a better ranch dressing, Jenny beats me ranch dressing. But it's the organic and the non in Plymouth toy inflammatory oils. It's the staff that they don't have on this shelf that shelf stable, we get ours out of the Colt section because it's homemade. So just read your ingredients on that, and I do want to make sure we address a couple of these questions before we run out of time. I don't know how we run out of time, so fast or go to products. So go ahead. We will. But let's make sure we get this in here we wanted to make sure Lisa's question gets anxious. Interested answer answered I was reading that digests. She wants to hear more about a adapt Degen's like auch Gonda and mushrooms. The rocky mushrooms, courtes- sept- health benefits. She wants to know I guess, what are good ones, how to take them. My favorite is called adapt and all, and it's a general one where we have some very specific to if your cortisol to hire too low. This one's wanted anybody can take even our begin one because it doesn't have the, the bovine in it. So that's a good one for vegans. And it has got, you know, some of the vitamins that are very good for common the nerves down and adapting has got Ella thorough route rodeo LA she's Sandra, Oshawa, Gonda, liquorice root extract, and that's really, really good. And yes, I'll take mushrooms because I have to keep my immune system in good shape because it was kinda killed about fifteen years ago with drugs in hospital. They did a good job almost Bader Bob a my immune system to major hit. So I do Mottaki reshi and shitaki mushrooms, we have that we have another product that actually is very, very popular. It has. Caterpillar mushroom, Mottaki Rishi Chautauqua snow fungus split gills fungus Turkey tail mushroom? So we do use that a law, and he, you know, I think in America, we've forgotten that our body is adaptable or body does have strength that does have power. It does have the ability to heal. It always works for good. But you have to have the nutrition in there, and that's the nutritional side, you still have to have a good positive attitude. You still have to have a positive expectations, you have to speak, positively you have to be the latte, and I think I put this on shooting strike the other day, you know, plants lie plants lean toward the light and soda people. So you can be one of those people that promote light like that. We also have a Mani that would like to know about red light therapy that infrared sauna near versus the bar benefits for detox, because it's hard to work up. Swint. Well, I would say it's harder work up a sweat till stand to take jogging and it's humid down in New Orleans where you live. So how people don't detox, thou don't sweat, because they need to detox, they don't detox well to write in one of the things is course may be in a compact. Or you have to have a balanced between the outer Nommik nervous system. You know, the para sympathetic sympathetic she you've got to have a balance there. So sometimes adjustments, I who that's balanced, and they can start sweating and detoxing. I think the foreign for red sauna is the bomb and the red light therapy is good. But I'm not so sure it's about detox red light therapies about wrinkles about, Monaco. Andrea increasing the energy Brian function, actually, I was thinking about buying one, they're pretty expensive, although Eddie up around Chicago bought one, he spent about twice as much as I plan to, hey, says, it's working real well. But I think the red light therapy is good, but not for detox think far infrared, sauna is the bomb they're interesting. Well, we would like to hear about probiotics because I know that they're very important for all of us, and with ADD and obesity, in children, explain to us what probiotics have to do with any of that. In a nutshell. You have to understand your digestive track. Which those have you talked to me now that sixty to eighty percent of your immune system, your.
"mottaki" Discussed on TechStuff
"Hey there in welcome to tech stuff. I'm Jonathan Strickland. I'm the executive producer of this here podcast. And I worked with how stuff works, I heart radio and Lovell things tech. And yes, I'm once again recording from my hotel room in San Francisco to talk about what I've seen and learned at the IBM think two thousand nineteen conference. Thanks again IBM for bringing me out here to really dive into all the cool stuff going on. And this is my particular point of view of what I saw really excited about this particular topic. If you listened to the episodes I recorded last year at IBM think two thousand eighteen which was in Las Vegas, Nevada. You heard my two part series about the five and five presentation, which is a a session in which I b m researchers present some of the cool things they're working on and the results of some high-tech bleeding edge research this year IBM change. Things up a little bit by focusing the presentation on one broad topic. And it's one of my favorites food. I love food, particularly if there's hot sauce involved, but the IBM research was a bit more ambitious than finding the right condiment to make my burritos Zing, rather the presentations, I saw brought the audience on a journey for the entire ecosystem of our food from growing it to distributing it to figuring out what to do with plastic waste. That's generated afterward the subject is really important one. So when you combine the threats of climate change with the growing population, you quickly come to the conclusion that feeding the planet is just going to get more challenging than it already is and that managing resources and making food available will be absolutely critical each presenter focused on a particular topic, which led pretty smoothly into the next one. So I'm gonna give you a rundown on what those presentations were and the related technologies. First up was Juliet Mottaki a software engineer from Nairobi Kenya..
"mottaki" Discussed on The Final Lap
"I performed it for the masses and it sounded like Christopher bell in my head. That's that's how he would have said everything why. No, you're an abysmal writer as it is. So you probably you had to copy and paste from somewhere, I'm not abysmal. I'm just short winded your subpar, really. That's what you think of my writing. Well, when you Rimac cans of this Mak Kenneth every week for that. That's not me. Okay. And you gotta think since two thousand four I've been writing stories that are like three sentences long. That's the extent of my writing. That's right. I have much Mottaki every Ryan priests article this week in in the were going instead of the two jeez. I had to Fs. So I had four if you got mocked. I did. I had somebody comment comment saying that it did do spell check next for post which to their credit. Yes. They're right. Do sorry coming from you. That's unbelievable. Because I think that maybe the first mistake in the history of Toby Christie. No, I'm not perfect. I do make mistakes. But I do try to limit my mistakes as much as possible. And that one was pretty funny when I find found it what the heck I misspell is going through the thing twice and didn't catch it. And there it is phone. Did you see our guest? Ryan Blaney last Sunday night on CBS TV show, magnum PI. You know, I did because. Love watching old rehash shows from the eighties rebooted. Yeah. Well, it was complete with an old school. Tom Selleck magnum PI mustache aboard. Ryan blaney. He's lip is that what he was growing that for this whole time. Perhaps. I mean, he has to compete with the best. Right. Maybe I mean, when you think mustache, you think Tom Selleck. Maybe maybe that NASCAR guy. Right. So if Ryan Blaney was on for NASCAR. Who was there? Anybody else on the show or was it just a normal like usual had NFL running back. Eddie, George some other guide and rice that's former NFL running back, by the way, George pretty good there for some other guy. Didn't write him down though. Oh my goodness. It's all complete here. Is all you do is watch TV TV the Toby doesn't watch. This is the one time you can finally contribute something into this. Wow. He actually hit something breast up into the table here. And you fall flat. The episode is called winner takes all appropriately. If you are looking on your DVR on demand or the CBS app. So are there any good like race puns during the show? I didn't watch it. I don't know. Oh, I thought for sure you watch this. No. Well, how'd you even get the information? You have here. I'll probably from Toby Christie's calm. I don't know. I did not write about magnum, PI, definitely. I don't know where you got this. But you definitely copy and paste this too somewhere. I got it. Maybe this isn't true either new head of copied and pasted it because on demand has on capitalized in demand capitalized, you wouldn't have done that. Yes. I did. No. I I wrote this stuff I didn't copy and paste any of that. No. You you copy and paste that I did not. I'm telling you. I wrote that from something you're eating well. Yeah. But I didn't copy and paste will why didn't you because I had to make it in my own image. I had to what you did was you wrote. Did you see Ryan Blaney last Sunday night on CBS TV show magnum PI? And that and maybe did the Tom Selleck mustache thing. Everything else came from something else. That was not you. Okay. So I wrote half of it. We've gotten to the bottom of this. But no, I remember specifically typing on demand because I actually thought of exactly what you said is it on capitalized demand or on demand. One word it just didn't look right, right. So, hey, here's the story that we tease at the top of the show and didn't provide you. So in case you've been waiting and waiting and waiting. Here is dangling that carrot out. This is the one right here in Toby's got it for you. You're gonna give it to me on prestigious honor. Here we go. Jamie Murray will in fact race in the upcoming Daytona five hundred carry what? Yeah, he's doing so with spire motorsports and their number forty car..
"mottaki" Discussed on The Futur
"Well, here's here's my thought. Just kind of sitting and there are a lot of parallels with with motion graphics and graphic design even and the via fax interest, obviously, some glaring differences. But when you have a situation where you're running a multimillion dollar enterprise and your bad business. Can you take some accountability for that? I mean, why not just hire business people to run your company, where's the conflict in that? So if we're past that point, and it sounds like we are if we could roll the tape back, a why let the artist run the shops, and we're not good at running a business in we're in business than we have ourselves to hold accountable. Don't you think? Yeah. I mean, I I will I'm I'm pretty steadfast on. I don't blame the film studios. I don't blame the Disney's in the warriors in the FOX's their job is to get as much work as possible for as little money as possible, right? And historically, they've always done that they've done that with actors when they assign them contracts, and you're a contractor. Artist in the thirties forties. Fifties. If you were contracted to Warner Brothers. You are Warner Brothers actor same thing with directors, but those people banded together stopped credit unions did with the head to do whether it was fighting behind closed doors or refusing to work or walking out. And I think if you look at it historically, every part of the industry has had that moment where they had to say, look, no more. We're going to we're going to change things. It's going to be painful. Some of us will be lost. But going forward will make the sacrifice to protect ourselves and future generations and every time someone's pushed because they're an integral part of the film making process they've gotten what they needed to get. There's a really great book by guy named Tom cdo called drawing the line that tells the history of all of the kind of animation workforce, whether it's labor strikes or disagreements or negotiations. I tell people all the time like it's wouldn't be fun, and it would be really really difficult. But there is a playbook out there for how to handle this. And it's not the exact same time period and the workforce's globally distributed. It's not just all sit in LA. But there would be ways to do it. But I don't blame the studios. I think that they're doing exactly what they're set up to do their organism just like any other creative or or artistic community for profit. And I don't entirely blame the artists. There's a section of the artists that I think hold responsibility. But I really I really personally feel like I hold the studio. The shops the visual fix shops responsible is then they will take the money and keep the money coming in. But they didn't take the stand when they probably should've everybody probably has a little bit of blame. But I really do think that there's probably a lot of shopowners that were like, look I was an artist. I started a company I don't know how to run a company I just wanna make movies, and that's fine. When your ten twenty thirty fifty. People. But when you grow two thousand you have four productions a year that if any one of those badger company shuts down, that's your responsibility. Either get a lot better business or bring in people like you said to help run the business. So I'm thinking about this and say the same six buyers that you're talking about soon to be five in terms of people who finance and produce films to which a lot of people are dependent upon and I look at editors Mottaki first directors sound of music people actors, they all have a guild many of them get points on the film. So they have a financial incentive when the film does really. Well, they also make a lot more money than what they're agreed to what they're paid for. Right. And so I I'm with you on this that the via FEC shops who basically if you work for one of them you sign onto the way that they run their companies. So if they work long hours, you work long hours, they work weekends, you work weekends. If they sign up for a bad deal as expression goes the stuff rolls downhill. And so now we have a large group because there. Any sellers of the effects work? Few buyers of it. They all seem to be working against their own best interests. Now, I don't have all the data in front of me..
"mottaki" Discussed on Pet Life Radio
"Expanded your line. And you have no calming choose. And you have some on X, which we're always interested in ham products because that's very cool. It's all the benefits of hamper nasty feeling or being high. That's that's really cute. Sometimes I think for the pet parent that if they could help the pet parent be a little bit calmer than that would be a good thing. But it's for your pet. So let's talk about first the ham soft choose how did they work? Sure. Well, of course, you know, CBD is I think the cannabis plant in general is just probably a miracle plant. We use zero point zero THC we remove one hundred percent of THC, and what's left is CBD wishes the other active ingredient in the plant, which has obviously centuries of history of helping people in animals, and so we have five different CBD products. We have them for animals with specific needs. So these are called functional treats your dog thinks it's getting a treat. But in. Reality is getting functional treat so to start. We have a calming product, which has L CNN, and it which is the extracts from green tea, which is a common part of the the green tea plant. That's a common part after removed the caffeine. We also have a fan in there, which is to be on the after Turkey. It makes you a little sleepy CNN just calms you and in a CD, of course is a natural calmer. So those are for dogs, a thunderstorm issues or car travel, or you know, companies coming over and they're stressed out. Any kind of stressful situations whatsoever to him calming is is fantastic. We also have a hemp joy, it's got the conjoint in Costa means and all kinds of added benefits for a dog, whether it's rightous or is it a little bit older and just needs a little bit of pick me up a little bit. If he's not running around like he used to. That's what the hemp joint is for. We also have a little more serious types of issues like the Hampton unity. This is like for dogs who might have issues that relate to things things like like they needed immediately boost. So. There's in these in the community. We have mushrooms like ratio mushrooms Mottaki mushrooms, which have croppies in them, which are known to help with cancer patients or things of that nature. There's some there's some great articles about that could read to we have those mushrooms in there as well. I read a hemp neuro for any kind of brain health for dog who might need some added benefits for some types of brain injuries or are seizures or just getting old had some some issues with just getting a lot older. So that is a brain health one. So those are of course, a hint ultra was just has an extra added amount of CBD in it. So all of our choose are two hundred and fifty milligrams except the hemp ultra which is three hundred fifty milligrams, and it's it's just overall health, and again, these are more specific for dogs who have health problems of any sort, but you know, the the Humboldt or just be a daily too. But again joints arthritis anything of that that nature. These are the types of issues that these choose helped can you mix them can you like say if you have an all day. Dog. That is also forgetful. What's you know, are you know, he seems to be a little out of it. They have the ham joint and the them neuro. Yes. But you would definitely want to make sure that you dose than right depending on their size. So if you're gonna give a dog to choose a day, you would just make sure that you give you know, half of this and half of that like, you wouldn't wanna give overdose them not that. There's anything in these shoes that would hurt them. But there's you just wouldn't want to give too much 'cause then you're going to get the end of the weather racing chicken. So if you eat them too much when they get high. No, not there's absolutely nothing like that. But okay, let's worry you still want to give them too many treats, basically, you just wanna make sure that you dose them correctly on the back of each is the exact instructions, plus everything in moderation, exactly. And these are treat. So you wouldn't give your dog a whole bunch of treats one day. You would make sure they get the right amount. But yes, you could absolutely mix them. Okay. And I really liked this oral microbial supplement. Now, this is I know probiotic deals with a lot of digestive issues and so forth. What would an it's it looks like a little for everyone listening at looks like a little I've seen this more for cats because it's really hard to get them to swallow a pill. So lots of times you'll have to give them medicine by just shooting. You know, the medicine inside. How would you describe the picture of it? It looks like a like an insulin goner something. So what happens is there's a dial on the end, and you would dial it down because it has these in grams, basically, so you would dial it down to its one gram per ten pounds. So if it's a fifty pound dog, you dial it down to the five you just squeeze it out onto your finger and the dogs lick it off. It's very tasty. I it tastes like frosting. It's very good dogs like it. And it's loaded with microbials. We use six different types of microbials, and we use a prebiotics which is called inland and what happens with the innuendo the prebiotics, actually just food. It's food for those little. Microbials that lie dormant into that in that tube until they hit the the intestines and in that environment. They wake up, and when you have a pre biotic in there, it enhances their ability to survive. So the eat that pre biotic like crazy for SuperFood, and they multiply by the trillions. And when that anyone has gone, they turn on the bed bacteria, and they really eat all the bad bacteria out of your gut. And that's how these work, and they work very fast. This is a fast acting probiotic paste, and you dose towards itself stable, there's thirty grams in there, so it will last you know, it'll last multiple times you don't have to use it all at once at all. And again, it's a fast acting pace in reassess at six different types of microbials. We have one billion CFU's in there. So it works real quick. What I love is that besides everything does the packaging, which you know, it's a tube. But you also have were it measures down. What made you decide to put it in this form because this is so you can tell that, you're so. Who's dealt with, you know, dogs for a long time and very comfortable and very familiar with a lot of their ailments because this is just very clever. It's already know in the right formula is Asian nobody, you know, think about it. How did you come about with the idea of putting in a tube? And being able to measure the dosage, this is very clever packaging. Well, I have an amazing team. I have a team of people who have been this industry for upwards of twenty twenty five years, and they are formulator and they are manufacturers. And we we absolutely know what else is on the market. What sells and what what works, and what's the easiest vehicle to get it in you know, to keep it. We wanted to sell stable we warranted easy. We want you to use your friendly. We wanted it to be tasty for the dog. And again, we have this for the cats two cats would palatability is tough. But if a cat is meeting an extra boost of probiotics prebiotics, you would just put it on the back of their paw and a cat will always lik. Off anything on the top of its puck. So that's the way that a cat would get this type of supplement so tubes. And if you see the we also have the ready cow, which is like a high calorie vitamin booster for cats or dogs who need a little added benefit because they're not eating as well. Maybe they're elderly. Maybe they had surgery maybe they're just not eating or two cats losing weight. You don't know why or dog or puppy kitten? You are able to give them a blast of calories and vitamins, so it's like a supplement. So it's a another tasty for dogs, but it can have cats are just tough 'cause they're such carnivores. Whereas a dog is an omnivore you put it right on the top of their paw. And they're able to get you know, just just a blast of calories vitamins that could just actually help them get through the day and make them feel better. So those tubes are just just an easy way to do it. And we did tons of research. Like, I said, I got an amazing team who really know how to do this, you know, in terms of formulation. And so we we're having great great success. These pastes three. Also, of course, have the other the other supplements for dogs and cats as well, they also come to functional treats we have a whole treats for chats, Kylie, you also besides your other fantastic products. You have some optimal health supports for probiotic and for coming. And these are both twos. So correct. Yes. What would these be good for loud coming? I know when it rains or stress or something, but how did you come up with these? Well, we did a lot of research again. And we decided that we did not want a common to that. Just knocked the dog out like lots of things in the market right now, we'll make it just feels so sleepy and groggy that they don't have the ability to to realize their situation and stay calm through it. And learn how to to get used to a situation like separation anxiety, for example, if you just knock a dog out every single day, they're not like functioning, their brain is functioning as well as they do on something that we we produce we to that is not going to just absolutely knocked the. It's going to make them just become their brain is going to be a calm state. And they're going to learn how to handle the situation if it's a car ride. We have people calling us up saying, it cannot believe the dog the dog is panting and stressed and racing back and forth and freaking out on car rides. When you start giving these these dogs these types of dogs these common traits. They learn that they're not that panicked behavior is diminished and over time you can win the dock off of these. Whereas if you're just knocking dog out, I mean, if just not that they're not going to be able to really learn from experience and and get used to it. So we don't knock them out. You absolutely just numb the feelings. So they're able to like just re-, you know, like I said at the calming chew, it's not not a sedative in any way, shape or form. And it's all natural everything we do is all natural. Like, again, it's the L CNN's calming extract from green tea, and it's the trip the sandwiches just Turkey like where you get sleepy after Turkey. It just comes. You don't and it's all good stuff. So it's it's just a way to Commodore down. Whether it's under storms coming wind or travel company coming over and the the daily probiotic that's a daily to just like we should be taking a daily probiotic like again. We've got the six different types of microbials in there with a prebiotics called FOSS. And it is basically just a supplement for dogs that they should be taking every single day. It's really good for their gut..
"mottaki" Discussed on KQED Radio
"D. It's now, seven forty five it's morning edition from NPR news I'm David green and I'm Steve Inskeep on this day in nineteen fifty five a fourteen year old black boy from, Chicago Emmett till was killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. And the tiny hamlet of money Mississippi that woman Carolyn Bryant withdrew, into obscurity for decades now her story is being reexamined by. Two artists and Karen Grigsby Bates from our code switch team has this report abduction torture and death remain one of the country's most haunting race crimes at his mother's insistence Till's mutilated body lay in an open casket in his home church, in Chicago the men, who, were. Acquitted of killing him are both long dead the woman who's accusing sparked a, murder is now on her, eighties, living quietly in an undisclosed location director Mottaki Garrett and actor Andrea LeBlanc had worked together on several, projects when they. Were students at the California Institute of the arts Or Keller, art, in. The early two thousands back in. Two thousand seven Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were beginning to run for president that started Garrett who is African American thinking, I got this crazy idea in my head I wonder what it's like for Carolyn Bryant at, the dawn of such great change rioted had never discussed. Her, part in Emmett till death her husband and brother-in-law were acquitted of Till's murder a murder they confessed to a year, later and look magazine but she never spoke of till or the trial that intrigued Natasha Garrett something about her silence allows in it till to continue to be brutalized, then Carolyn Bryant now Dunham she is twice divorced broke her silence. In two thousand seven she spoke to Duke University research collar Timothy, Tyson for what would be his twenty seventeen bestselling book the. Blood of Emmett till she admitted for the first time that she'd lied about the extent of her interaction With. Till the fourteen year old had not grabbed her or whispered sexual obscenities tour in a Duke video Tyson recalled the moment the starches things he said she said nothing that boy did could ever testify what happened That belated admission was. The catalyst, for the Carolyn, Bryant project. A multimedia work Natasha Garrett and Andrea LeBlanc created in cooperation with Keller arts center for new performance. Carrot directed Levant played Carolyn Bryant Andrea LeBlanc is. A former mardi gras Queen she says she understands Carolyn Bryant's reticence Bryant was a young housewife with a husband who sometimes abused her what she probably had to, endure I do have some impetus for her for sure and I think it's, interesting that she held onto the. Silence for as long as she did LeBron says. In the south white women were held to, certain standards even poor ones like Bryant in the play LeBron as Bryant explains the ideal a woman should strive to meet.
"mottaki" Discussed on Cults
"Nick and Cynthia were falling deeper into the throngs of Suhaya yoga, a Pooja. Cynthia, Nick would have likely attended took place in New Jersey on October twenty seventh nineteen eighty-five, but we can't confirm that the couple attended this event. We can assume they were subjected to multiple tirades about the evils of ego from SRI Mottaki. People with egos were left sided driven by their baser interests. SRI Matangi, railed against left sided. People who might attempt enter the Sean. She warned that they would appear nice, quiet and sweet. Then the boots inside them, we'll slowly aggress. The other members in Indian mythology, a boot is a spirit or demon, and SRI montage had plenty to say about boots to her disciples in short, a boot was anyone who doubted SRI Mottaki again, it all ties back to surrender according to Kramer and all star quote, some gurus could be aware that they're manipulating. People to surrender, but think they're doing so for their own good and quote, labels like boot work to make Sahadra yogis protect themselves from perceived outsiders. It also allowed the disciples to weed out the skeptics among them. SRI montages specifically told her Suhaya yogis to stay away from any boots including their spouses. The fear of exclusion likely made Cynthia and many others stay quiet. On the surface, Cynthia appeared devout despite her fear of public speaking. She was strongly persuaded into leading a meditation seminar once every ten days. Yet the submissive role of women in Suhaya yoga, troubled her Cynthia shared her doubts with no one, not even her husband. It wasn't just the fear of the boot label in June nineteenth, nineteen Eighty-eight seminar. SRI motagim recounted how a negative female Australian Yogi formed a group with other negative women. Their combined bad energy was so devastating that according to SRI montage, they destroyed all the vibrations in the Australian Osram anecdotes like this helped persuade Cynthia to hold your tongue. SRI montage can also be very anti-american enter diatribes saying that the reason the United States was in spiritual chaos was because of their women. Despite this being openly misogynist, SRI montage would justify. Hi it by reminding her followers that their own Guber was a woman having been conditioned for years to surrender her atonomy to Suhaya yoga. Cynthia didn't want her negatively to ruin the Americans vibrations. It wouldn't be fair to undo her fellow disciples hard work. SRI motagim said to be a good disciple. First of all, you have to be an excellent wife, a bad woman, and a bad wife is very much more detrimental than a bad man. So as Nick enrolled into Boston University for master secre, Cynthia played the dutiful wife and privately sought an escape. They were talking about buying a home in starting a family. Cynthia hope this would be their ticket out. However, once they were homeowners, Cynthia, Nick found themselves hosting others, Hajjah yogis, women and Suhaya. Yoga were also responsible for keeping their husbands in line and close to the faith. They were expected to help their husbands grow in their faith with no..
"mottaki" Discussed on Cults
"Finally, we covered the founding of Suhaya yoga on may fifth nineteen seventy a religious movement that believed it's disciples, could channel vibrations to achieve spiritual enlightenment. In this episode will turn us spotlight to these disciples who were they? Why does the Haja yoga continued to prosper with an estimated thirty thousand to one hundred thousand members worldwide today, despite allegations of child abuse, tax evasion and harassment from ecstasy people's? How is the cult fared? Since Remo Taj is death in two thousand eleven. On April fifth nineteen Ninety-one in kens Queensland Australia, SRI motagim, and her brother HP Solvay better known to the Sahadra yogis as baba. Mama had a taped conversation in the video. So hundred yogis tend to SRI montages feet as she speaks to baba, mama who remains off camera throughout Mama mama. mentions an unnamed male Suhaya Yogi who claimed his vibrations were so strong. He could describe the house of a person. He's not visited SRI Matangi dismissed the Suhaya yogis claims. Why would anyone need to describe someone else's house? It was a useless thing to do with one's vibrations. She said, baba, mama agreed. It was a misuse of power, SRI motagim pondered quote, how many unnecessary things we do. We are like monkeys in a way and quote. She goes on to tell a story about a monkey entering their room. The monkey stolas shoe. SRI montage found another shoe and threw it on the ground. The monkey copied her brainless creatures. SRI matatu lasts baba, mama, also, laughing agrees. Then that's how we follow. Fashions says street Mottaki because we are brainless this exchange between Bubba mama and SRI montages sums up her relationship with the Suhaya yogis. She appreciated there. Devotion, but didn't like it when a disciple acted above their station. How dare this boastful Sahadra Yogi assume that he could ascend to her level. How dare he tried to show off with tales of unnecessary feats. He was just a monkey. And when monkey see monkey do. It's difficult to say how much the cult grew. Throughout the years researcher, Judith Coney had attempted to collect data on Suhaya yoga, but admits that our findings were incomplete and her numbers were likely inaccurate. As result, we can't confirm that the numbers were significant enough for a baba mama to launch a music career. Starting in nineteen eighty seven composing songs in odu, Bubba momma started releasing songs under the alias Bellas. He also formed a band called near mall Sangita cerita and founded inaugural music and fine arts academy. His band near mall. Sangita cerita would perform at many worldwide celebrations for SRI Mottaki in videos of their performances. Many Sahadra yogis are singing and clapping along when the Suhaya yogis weren't rejoicing through song and dance. Their place was that SRI motagim feet. However, a group of disciples had grown disillusioned over time with Haji yoga and decided to leave their stories would. Expose the darker side of the movement. The following is the account of Cynthia delone us an ex disciple who along with her husband, Nick left the movement after a decade growing up in the sixties and seventies Cynthia was raised in a liberal environment. Both of her parents worked, which was an anomaly at the time, the encourage Cynthia to follow her heart, her dreams and her own spiritual path. Cynthia met Nick in college and like most couples, they had a lot in common most notably, quote, a desire to look deeper into our lives and try to understand the meaning of our existence and quote after graduation, they moved to Boston and happened upon an advertisement for a seminar in Cambridge. It sounded interesting. So off they went, we arrived at the meeting place. There was quiet, Indian music playing an incense burning Cynthia recalls. They took off their shoes and sat down. Everyone's attention was focused on. On a small table with a photo of SRI Mottaki illuminated by lit candle. Cynthia recalls quote, the music was lowered and eventually turned off. We meditated for some time and wearing courage to see if we could feel a cool, breezy sensation either across the palms of our hands or above our heads. I couldn't be sure exactly what I felt. I only knew it felt peaceful and quote, the season yogis went around the room to bless the attendees. As they meditated, when the seminar ended, Nick was flushed with excitement. Cynthia, however, wasn't completely sold..
"mottaki" Discussed on Cults
"SRI motagim had graduated to a full blown God complex a delusion. Her disciples supported one such disciple, a Swiss man named Gregoire. DeKalb Burma -tan referred to SRI montage, montages OSA premised one and her holiness in his book, the advent an official novel about Suhaya yoga written with the approval of SRI Mottaki. Sahadra yogis would prey to a shrine of SRI Matanga in their homes about once a day in the evenings would soak their feet in warm salt water and place. Lemons and chilis under their beds all to ward off evil spirits and negative energy, SRI motagim denounced these threats to her disciples as Tanti Cas or occultist who use spirits to gather information on those around them. Those especially vulnerable to Tatras were the hypocrites, the promiscuous and the wealthy. In fact, many of the threats were against the wicked influence of corrupt western. Ideals and false gurus like rush niche. What made SRI Matangi? So effective as a cult leader was the way she instilled a familial bond between herself enter disciples, perhaps remembering her childhood role as head of the house stream at Tonge. Header disciples referred to each other as brothers and sisters. She called them her children, and in turn, they would call her mother. It should come as no surprise that several of the Suhaya yogis had dysfunctional relationships with their own families. In his interview with the disciple named Amita, she said of her family quote, my mother was a hot tempered dried up woman with little human sympathy or kindness and quote. In contrast, Amita described SRI motagim as the cloud that gives rain to everyone in nineteen Eighty-four SRI motagim held a seminar in Bombay. There were about three hundred local Suhaya yogis at about sixty four Haji yogis and attendance. This seminar star. Did the same as every future seminar would a foreign Suhaya Yogi appeared before the audience to denounce India's present in favor of its spiritual past. This would segue into how Shree Matangi would protect them from evil outside forces she styled herself after the Hindu goddess Durga, a multi armed goddess who wielded ten weapons, the goddess who rescued Sita from Ravana the king of demons. The implications says ca-car was that SRI motagim was the protective mother shielding her children from all evil. The foreign disciples were easy to spot among the crowd. SRI motagim made them wear white Kurt pajamas made from khadi the same material. Her parents for these Kurt pajamas would turn red as the foreign Suhaya yogis. Nell at the feet of Shri. Montage at the end of every seminar, the lights are turned low. The disciples are asked to shut their eyes and stretch out their hands toward SRI montage. She coaxes them with their resonating voice quote, I am your mother leave all your problems and worries in my lap become thoughtless, concentrate all your attention on me and quote, SRI motagim would then shift gears to talk about the vibrations. She repeatedly intoned hypnotic suggestions to her disciples. Could they feel how heavy their hands were getting? Could they feel the cool sensation at their fingertips to drive the point home, SRI motagim blew into the microphone as she implored her disciples. To relax and wait for the breeze. SRI motagim remedied any skepticism using 'isolation and shaming tactics. She would light an oil lamp and those who said they could not feel the vibrations were forced to open their eyes and stare into the fire. This was her version of the i. fixated technique used in hypnosis. The intense focus would create a report with the fire and with SRI Mottaki who always made sure to position herself behind the oil lamp when reciting her spiel. According to ca-car quote because of the emotional pressures created in a group setting the tendency to identify with the experience of other group members and the intense desire to please the leader only a handful of people hold out against the power of suggestion and quote, SRI Matanga introduced Suhaya yoga to Europe, Australia, and North America, and the nineteen eighty s in January nineteen Eighty-six shrimp..
"mottaki" Discussed on Cults
"At the beginning of nineteen seventy SRI motagim was awaiting enlightenment. That moment came when inlaws paid a visit. SRI motagim asked to pay respect to elders as per the Hindu tradition. She would pull her sorry over her head and touch their feet as a blessing. However, her offer was rejected. One of the in laws had a dream where SRI Matanga appeared to him as a goddess who could cure illness. So they touched her feet. Instead later this in-law reported that his wife's cancer was cured. Thanks to SRI Mottaki. In fact, one of the biggest draws to Suhaya yoga were these personal fables. Ironically, SRI motagim used a time honored tactic of the gurus she despised according to Indian psychoanalyst and author sued here ca-car quote, the guru's themselves would look at the healing of sickness as a necessary, bait for their proper task of. Leading person towards self realization and quote, new server, healing abilities, bred throughout the family. However, while the attention made SRI Matangi happy, there was a problem. The healings were attributed to her and not to her spiritual energy. This would not satisfy SRI Mottaki. Although she was aware that this was great publicity. A woman baba mama calls. MRs oak became the first to accept SRI motagim has her spiritual leader. No-one the time question SRI Mottaki, which ca-car notes as a cultural quirk. He says, quote, truth or reality is attested to by the authority of tradition which in India does not take second place to empirical verification as a category of proof and quote. In other words, the rest of the family fell in line with their elders who were absolutely convinced SRI motagim had powers even with these supposed powers. SRI Matanga could not prevent the tragedies that befell her fan. Family in October nineteen. Seventy Kalpana was expecting a baby girl, but the child was born with a hole in her heart. Under the advice of local doctors. SRI motagim had flown with her grandchild to the United States for the operation. Sadly the baby did not survive. Then in the same month, cordelia had fallen ill. SRI montage had just returned from the failed operation to save her grandchild cordelia passed away on a Tober eleventh nineteen seventy. When she visited baba mama into Ron. Later that year he initially attributed her detachment to grief. However, as SRI Matale g would tell her brother over coffee. She had achieved self realization and had already taken on twelve disciples, baba. Momma called his friends, several of whom knew of SRI Mottaki to arrange a meet and greet over dinner. The next day, almost twenty people at shown up these friends worked in the embassy of India and Tehran, the United Nations, the travel industry and in the press at dinner. Baba mama claims that SRI Matangi performed miracles like healing woman, Sarthe rightous, thanks to the clout of baba. Mama's friends, every English language. Newspaper in Tehran printed stories of SRI motagim with eyewitness accounts of her. Miracles baba mama came home to find a line of people waiting outside of his apartment for an audience with SRI Tachi nineteen Seventy-three a fifty year-old SRI Matangi returned to knock poor with CPI their daughters and her disciples. The disciples would close off a room to perform Pooja or Hindu. Ceremonial worship of SRI Mottaki outsiders were not to interfere, their presence would disrupt the flow of eyebrows. The secrecy would grow along with the number of her disciples in one thousand nine hundred seventy four SRI motagim, and her family moved to London after see p became the secretary general of the United Nations International Maritime Organization, fifty one and undaunted as ever. She continued her seminars and healings by nineteen seventy nine. A fifty six year old SRI Mottaki with telling her London disciples. I am the one who is ATI. Shocked t who was mother of all the mothers who is in Carnegie on this earth to give meaning to itself to this creation to human beings and quote..
"mottaki" Discussed on Cults
"Forty two. When he launched the quit India movement that same month pursued resigned as public prosecutor and climbed atop the high court to tear down the British flag. For this display he was shot though he did not die. Persad was bleeding from the head. Nevertheless, he raised India's flag and saluted it with von much haram the anthem of India's nationalist movement when he returned home Prasada told cordelia to prepare a rice dish for the police and told the children to go see a movie SRI montage, and the other children left, but baba. Mama state. When the police arrived precede asked baba mama to fetch his. Siblings with the servant at aside Bubba, mama dashed off to theater. Now remember this was the time when film was on reels. So baba mama asked the theater manager to interrupt the movie with a slide that read PK salve as being arrested. His children should return home immediately at this point and his long career Persad was a noted public prosecutor famed for his cases as well as his opposition toward the British. So upon the news of his arrest, the entire theater audience left with their children out of respect a nineteen year old. SRI montage would sing von demata raum with her family as Prasada was arrested with their father, imprisoned and unemployed. The family struggled from nineteen forty two to nineteen forty. Three cordelia had to keep SRI montage and her siblings fed. She sold off parts of their house and had to sell her jewellery when one of the children fell ill. It was at this point that SRI montage quit college and threw herself fully into her activism. Perhaps inspired by Persad SRI Tonge wanted her debut as an activist to attract as much attention as possible. Quote, she decided to pick it in front of her college and stop all of the students who are trying to enter and quote as the nationalist movement gained momentum. The principal was ordered by the British to suspend any student caught protesting. Suspension meant SRI motagim would not be able to enroll into another college. The vice principal made an offer to SRI Mottaki. The school would give her a college certificate at an exchange. She would stop protesting. SRI motagim refused and was suspended, but baba. MoMA notes that there was another reason for her suspension like her father before her shrimp Tonge had crossed align with a classmate who just so happened to be related to someone in a position of power. He writes, quote, Mr Paul was the director of education. Paul junior was a college classmate of SRI Mottaki. She told Paul junior that if he were a true Indian, he would not go to class, but would help her pick it. And quote. Paul junior refused and criticized the quit India movement. SRI montage in some female friends sarcastically offered Paul junior their jewelry and attack on his masculinity in India. Wearing of Bengals by men is synonymous with them in entity, cowardice and committee. Paul junior reported the insult to his father who enforced the suspension undeterred SRI motagim continued to protest. Once she stood outside a high school with the Indian flag insisting the students go home. A bus filled with students from out of town was due to arrive out of the corner of her eye. SRI montages saw the bus. She threw herself on the ground in front of the gate. So the bus could not drive onto campus without running her over. I baba mama hated the sight of his sister lying in the dirt. He said, quote, I decided to run home and bring a carpet to her. So I ran home and ran back only to find that a lot of police were. Around SRI Mottaki and quote, she was arrested and reportedly tortured with ice labs and electric shocks as a female. Prisoner. SRI motagim would have either seen or dealt with a variety of atrocities according to author Saruji to par Bjork hurt the jails were inhospitable with no bathrooms. Female inmates were routinely humiliated by the male guards and were often subjected to random body inspections. Even if the inmate was pregnant or menstruating. At the time, there were no exceptions. There were many occasions where the inspectors force themselves on young women. However, many of these inmates also realize the power they had as political prisoners of the Feira sex as news of the Indian nationalist movement spread worldwide. So did the horrific stories of life in British jails, causing a rift between the British government in India and British parliament, Lord Irwin the viceroy for India..
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"The family also expanded with the births of two more daughters and baba mama from nineteen thirty to nineteen thirty three SRI Matangi took over the household chores from age seven to ten years old. With so many siblings and avoid left by her parents. It isn't hard to see why SRI motagim wanted to stand out among the crowd according to Jared post. While in narcissist may appear dedicated. They alternately seek attention for their hard work. What better way to do so than by taking on the role of mother between nineteen thirty six and nineteen forty. When SRI montage was between the ages of thirteen and seventeen years old, her father was elected president of the nog poor municipality, and the family upgraded to a nicer home SRI Matanga enrolled into the Bahiti girls high school and would have yet another brush with death. Following a monsoon a stream had formed in a dry riverbed on the path between SRI montages home and her school aware of the danger. The families sent a servant to escort SRI motagim and her sister home as they walked. It started to rain again. The servant carried SRI motagim sister across the overflowing stream I, but as he turned to go back for SRI Mottaki, he was startled by a shout SRI Makanji had tried to cross by herself, but the strong current swept her away. Fortunately, she spotted a tree in latched on until the servant could pull her out of the water, though this frightened her sister into taking public transportation, SRI motagim continued to walk wherever she pleased. One place was the temple of the mother. Low dress baba. Mama says he was SRI motagim, constant companion on her visits to the temple quote. She used to sit in a corner and meditate or so I fought. But she explained to me that in fact, she used to contemplate how to help the people of the world to get rid of their problems and quote, the mother lode dress was worshipped by India's poor non Christian community. An image that certainly impressed SRI montage to where she would later. Try to emulate the goddess as the head of Suhaya yoga baba, mama. Even cited the similarities quote, I thought the sculptor must have had shrimp Taiji in his imagination and quote, the idea that SRI montage was copying the mother lode Driss was probably the case she would have likely watched as the poor flocked to worship at the feet of the statue which her disciples would do for her years later in nineteen thirty nine. The entire family attended the congress session in tree. Pori baba. Momma said quote, though I was just six years old. I vividly remember the mammoth gathering important leaders. And of course, Gandhi were seated on the dais and quote it was likely a defining moment for a sixteen year old SRI motagim as well. She would have seen in Gandhi. The qualities she sought within herself post refers to. This is the ideal hungry personality where narcissistic individuals experienced themselves as worthwhile only so long as they can relate to individuals whom they can admire. SRI motagim would have found such a figure in Gandhi who's admired not only by her family but the entire nation. SRI motagim one over Gandhi while visiting him with her parents. He nicknamed her Nepali because her physical features reminded Gandhi of the goddess Sita who was from Nepal during nineteen thirty eight to nineteen thirty nine. SRI motagim became a popular student like cordelia. She showed an aptitude for math. However, popularity could not protect tree Mottaki from the discrimination that came from India's strict caste system. Indian society is divided into four groups based on Brahma, the Hindu God of creation. The forecasts are the Brahmin, the priests Shatri ah, the warriors and nobles Vasha the.
"mottaki" Discussed on Cults
"A few months after that, a cousin contracted a fatal illness. These events contributed to the idea of bad luck targeting the family, all the women, but cordelia especially became extremely protective of their children with special attention paid to SRI Mottaki, call it superstition or motherly instinct. But her fears turned out to be justified. When SRI montage was six months old in nineteen. Twenty-three Cornelia took her on a trip to the local bizarre. She placed SRI motagim on the back seat of the carriage. I then asked the driver to help her inside as the driver dismounted to assist Cornelia. The horse took off with SRI Matangi. Cred on the driver, chased the horse as they screamed for help. Meanwhile, the horse was gaining speed. When cordelia and the driver finally tracked down the wayward horse. They were shocked that it had stopped right at the gate to the house. SRI motagim was still lying on the back seat unaffected by her wild ride. Baba. Momma said, quote, this is just one event that I've narrated too many people that shows her divine power even as an infant and quote the necessary to take over on the psychology here. And throughout the episode, please note, Vanessa is not a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist, but she has done a lot of research for this show. Thanks, Greg, Jared, m post director for the political psychology program of George Washington University describes the properties that define such a relationship between narcissistic leader and their followers. One such property is that quote, the leader is perceived by the followers as somehow superhuman, like all siblings, baba, mama noticed. The favouritism quote, I teasingly told my mother that she had different standards, one for the girls and one for the boys and quote, social psychologists, w Keith Campbell mentions that parents who put their child on pedestal can foster grant. Does narcissism. In this case, an entire family hails their daughter as a miracle baby for surviving a string of near death experiences in nineteen twenties, India, Mahatma Gandhi, rose up demanding that India established its independence from the British precede met Gandhi in nineteen twenty five when Shri Matangi was two years old, a nationalist and aware of Ghandi's non nonviolent protests. Preside, listen to Gandhi, speak about India's and slave meant by the British Gandhi would have a profound impression on Prasada after he and cordelia returned from their journey to meet Gandhi Prasada burned every foreign suit. He owned an act of defiance in front of neighbors and family likely witnessed by the young SRI Mottaki from that point on cordelia and pursued would only wear clothes made from khadi a handwoven cloth made in India. Under Gandhi suggestion Prasada moved the entire family to poor nine. One thousand twenty seven when Shri montage was four years old by nineteen thirty has Gandhi led is famous Dondi March in protest of the British tax on salt. SRI montages parents were fighting for the nationalist movement through politics. Both were busy congressional leaders and unapologetic supporters of Indian independence as a lawyer. Prasada provided legal aid to fellow congress. Members caught up in criminal activity both Persad and cordelia were in congress meetings every day. They're open opposition of the British meant they were in and out of jail with arbitrary sentences ranging from day to a year..
"mottaki" Discussed on The Projection Booth Podcast
"Why send Mottaki did you ever director actor just. In that age of India stop. It's filming film, make it was everything in wants so that that came later was quite soon. It was clear that my main interest are images end the defined mid office in midges to to address the images onus more than words language. And then you know how it is in any of you mixed from lucky second stance and the stubborn intentions than than runs the early films that you worked on. What were those like? I mean, were they primarily Austrian films? Did you have to go out of the country the going out to country? It's easy to say, but who was waiting for me. So. Make sense, and the jump was not much better. The situation. I could stop the work with the defense camera. I, I could stock news get drinks for the ocean division stations, and that was. For ten years of working to make journalist and to make the the. Streaming. It was blackened wide. It was a reversal. That time was end of sixty invest, opted, like debt. And after two years at could it was growing fast and had the few crews. And then the another few years I knew that it's not what to do in the future on video money would could be check would vote on the side, made it falem. We mentioned feelings until now it was a good time with learning a bit long. Maybe that over three thousand about that and about two hundred out our some documentary. But the mid eighties that was a good school. That kind of Kamensky school is very important. I saw it would call which Mitch, which back rolling up in studios. They miss a lot of things from my point of view, and especially to see the light without the lamp in you. In in the luggage know the has denied really learned that with the mattress to be the derived point the right time to have by slight. Let's see that I learned really backed into breakfast, many years sober to be stations. But of course you have to think Cantu become not cynical or occultist. I new fuel exemple can boast. I hope. Why did you about making shorts? What were those early shorts? Like example, the young season of that time student in combination with TV, lots of decorous interested in attentive. Go chance beckons ayso or I detest from my said, came out much late effects than lung Flavin count for life. It's court. It was in the between seventy and seventy three and did ninety five. I did the copy from it. The only at that time who's a midnight shooting? Nobody was interested in Sunday. Bryce fund him at the. Batted in ninety five. So it's funny. And. So kind of experimental things. So my sex, it's not thinking of Fano Deinsen anyway, dentist note, distribute. May be fined the cinema of France, the ensuring it dead butchered. Can you tell me a bit about raffle? How did that come to be? That was laid the so. I mean, what I said now was beginning of seventies and the beginning of the film found the stra. So I had the chance to get some money of Costa may nobody to film, but nevertheless, you need money on. Was member that smaller independent production and it was quite luck. Your Hepi constellation of tonight'd. These with the Deloite signed bag he'd played or my assistant from that time. Mike was head slit so suddenly became on the research from that to star good figure. And he wanted to do something, of course, which should match the time. We lived enough, not the be interested to make historic missing. And I think it came out in to us apprised for all of us that we could achieve a convent festivals must even few compass. So that was to beginning of to make movies, but it was a group work if I can say. So from my point of view, I could really be a little radical in. In the with images seen from that time is because just today came goup of five students from the. They wanted to make oral history coated or distant who spoke about it was kind of unto frust, of course, was frustrated. TV work would look by order, but. Never was never sour about that too. Gratien accepted the chance to make definitively every day with the TV was at least you learn your kids in your tools and the..
"mottaki" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"A memorial service in a street is renamed for an nypd detective who was assassinated a year ago while she was on the job to california sanctuary laws withstand a challenge from the trump administration president trump will talk about election meddling and arms control with russian president vladimir putin when they meet in finland millions of dollars in tariffs on chinese goods go into effect at midnight and the chinese plan immediate retaliation father drowns rescuing his daughter and niece from treacherous waters in mottaki at wimbledon number one women's seed simona halep and rafael nadal and novak djokovic which it all advanced to the next round at eight degrees with a partly cloudy sky and this thursday july fifth good afternoon i'm joe avalon good afternoon i'm steve scott it is three thirty one in the afternoon roundup starts right now deadlines are coming quickly for the trump administration to reunite the children that isis separated from a legal immigrants the number stands at under three thousand says the secretary of health and human services cbs news correspondent steve dorsey joins us now steve tell us about the number where are we at now well of those three thousand or so children that remains separated from their families less than a hundred are under the age of five according to as our as our says that the trump administration is rushing to reunite as many families as possible but they're also using a controversial new technique to do that that's using dna samples of children to match them with their parents this is something that's usually last resort but this is something that the trump administration says helps ensure that these children are going to their parents or to a someone with a background that has their care in mind steve they need to stay in testing of course because some of those children are so young they they don't speak let's talk a lot go ahead absolutely one other concern from a source directly involved in this process at hhs is that they don't want to reunite any child with a human trafficker that's one concern a small portion of of the the migrants that have entered the us we believed are part of human trafficking rings not an overwhelming majority at all but this is a concern by trump administration officials now a lot on the president's plate now he'll be meeting with bladder mir putin on the sixteenth of this month do we know of any topics yet well the trump administration the white house says they will talk about malign activities your your guess is as good as mine but we know that likely they'll talk about election meddling although talk about the russians role in syria and also the takeover of crimea from ukraine this is certainly something that a european allies are worried about these will all be topics also that the us will face at its nato summit in brussels where the us will also make a case that.