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The Privileged Planet (2004)

Video  -  Documentary  -  5 October 2004 (USA)
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This 60-minute video documentary explores the conditions on Earth that allow for intelligent life and also make it a strangely well suited place for viewing and analyzing the universe.

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Charles Beichman ...
Himself - NASA Terrestrial Planet Finder
Donald Brownlee ...
Himself - NASA Stardust Mission
Robin Collins ...
Himself - Messiah College
Dennis Danielson ...
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Paul Davies ...
Himself - Australian Centre for Astrobiology
Guillermo Gonzalez ...
Himself - Astrobiologist Iowa State University
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Himself (as Dr. Kevin R. Grazier)
Robert Jastrow ...
Himself - Former Director Mt. Wilson Observatory
Bijan Nemati ...
Himself - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jay Richards ...
Himself - Philosopher Discovery Institute
Seth Shostak ...
Himself - Senior Astronomer SETI Institute
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Utilizing stunning computer animation as well as the visual archives of NASA, the Hubble Space Telescope Institute, the European Space Agency, and other leading observatories throughout the world, The Privileged Planet presents a spectacular view of our planet, our galaxy, and the entire universe, and shows us that not only is the Earth perfectly suited for intelligent life, but that the Earth is in the perfect location in the galaxy for man to make scientific discoveries. Written by Charles J. Petrosky

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The Search For Purpose In The Universe

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I liked how another reviewer wrote about the "anti-science" organization behind this movie.... As I recall watching it there were interviews of people from NASA. I am sure that scientists for NASA would be really enlightened by the idea of participating in an "Anti-Scientific" film. I would respect these negative opinions more if someone gave at least 1 example of "bent" information or anything to that extent, with a cited scientific journal where they got their information. From what I have gathered the negative opinions of this film were just that, opinions, I haven't read 1 scientific argument from anything presented in this movie.


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