Sri Swami Satchidananda, an Indian religious teacher and spiritual master, gave the opening speech after Richie Havens performed his act kicking off the Woodstock music festival. He addressed almost half a million people with a very poignant and empowering message.
“My Beloved Brothers and Sisters we can just feel the vibes. Music is a celestial sound, and it is the sound that controls the whole universe, not atomic vibrations. Sound energy, sound power, is much, much greater than any other power in this world. And, one thing I would very much wish you all to remember is that with sound, we can make—and at the same time, break,” he bellowed into the mic.
The film tells the story of Ancel Keys the famous American nutritionist. It starts from America in the 50s showing not only how food styles can influence people’s health but how these are central to the most relevant expressions of humankind often becoming the highest representation of the social, artistic and spiritual man.
Francesco, our pope in his encyclical letter “Laudato sì ” refers to topics that speak clearly of food and agriculture as the most critical elements relating to what is happening to “our house.”
Themes such as the use of water, climate change, the loss of the biodiversity are drivers of the evolution in our “diet” understood as a long history of conviviality, beauty and knowing how to live. Our journey will be in Italy and around the world, which with the help of MR Keys will reveal some secrets for a better and perhaps even longer life.