Scotto - - 2017

Burning Man - A Week of Radical Self Expression

'Burning Man is an Adult Playland', a 29-Hour a day party for a week; A Globally Charged Community in the desert of Northern Nevada.

'You can vacation in say Jamaica and see things that millions have seen before you and millions will see after you...Or you can trek yourself & stuff to BRC and see things that will only be available for one week to see'

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Journey to the Flame - A Burning Man Movie

The movie Journey to the Flame is available for purchase. Here are my favorite quotes from the film.

When something means something there is something that feels innermost inside you. And then it leaps out, you feel I am that, I am that.  
Burning Man is like every dimension opening up and spilling out onto this vast Playa; every crazy thing you can imagine; a weird inter-dimensional party.  
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.  
In society we are ruining the trust structures that institutions were really built on; society as we know is kind of crumbling and we need to strive to create utopian realisms; a great metaphor of what Burning Man is.  
Burning Man is a great place for kids, my son's viewpoint, he lives in a world where purple dinosaurs talk, so Burning Man is not that different from his real life.  
Hundred million gigaflops in your face; of true authentic wellspring mind explosion expansion ecstasy; put that in your pipe and smoke it....See you on the Playa...  
When you go to a place like Burning Man, it becomes aware to you that people make the world what it is; and we have the power to create a wonderful magical society if we so choose.  
It is an experiment in authentic interaction in art; sort of a socialistic expression of a true democratic and free thinking society; a utopian realist society, where living in this type esthetic zone...To me Burning Man emulates that, it is reminiscent of the people getting together to form a good society; a society with ideals and visions, a cooperative net social structure.  
It is the only place I have seen that gives you complete freedom of expression  
When you take away the commerce and you get people with their level of expertise showing off what they do best; then its mind blowing.  
When people go to Burning Man; they begin to realize they create the world.  That is something we forget; that we have all forgotten, that in our being it is made real.  
People come out to the event for the first time; it's like a giant Birthday Party, they are overwhelmed by it.  It is all a gift, it is being given to them; and they do not have to pay for it and they are overwhelmed by that experience.  But if you keep coming; what you learn is that you have to turn yourself into a gift in order to keep the thing alive.  When you do that and assume a role, Burning Man becomes a way of life.