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47 thoughts on “Way of nature vs grace

  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Seriously the best opening scene imo ever. Gave me the shiver.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    It finds reasons to be unhappy when all the world is shinning around it. When love is smiling through all things…….that right there is the basic human problem.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    this movies doesnrt makes sense, what, am I supposed to live in the way of greese?

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    What is pretentious about the soft voice of a narrator, of choirs and of nature? They've confused pretentiousness from Malick for a tickle at their beliefs, that to question and compare is admission of doubt, and the slightest doubt cracks open the possibility of losing the only identity they have know as defined by those beliefs. Many people are bound so tightly to fragile beliefs, yet there's nothing real to hold to, just a hand swinging through empty air, clasping at it and marveling at what they imagine in their hand when they unravel their fingers.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    This is easily the best movie i have ever seen in my life, i have tears all over my face.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    man has been given to much power to follow the way of nature. we have been given the strength and consciousness to reject our animalistic desires. that is what grace is… rejection our animalistic drives(ego) and instead becoming caretakers of the earth. selfless, loving, holy.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Whenever I get caught up by first world fakery, facebook garbage and the general miscommunication between people. I go back to watching this film to get my mind back to the things that are actually important.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    mhm….the philosophy is reminiscent of Schopenhauer's affirmation and denial of will 🤔

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Saw this movie and I am
    Speechless, the way Malick executed this is a pure art, this is how a movie should be, salute to the thoughts of Malick

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    One of the best intros a movie can ever have. Shot to perfection.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    I haven't been to church in over twenty years, and this movie never fails to affect me.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    "No-one who loves the way of Grace ever comes to a bad end." Very deep, reflective film about getting through life. The first time I watched it I didn't ponder it much afterwards. The second watching was dissimilar, I focused greatly on listening intently to it and saw how sorely the film speak to us about importancy of being gentle, serene to people around us. Perfect music.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Ahh, this scene… to be honest, I didn’t think much of this movie when it first was released. It was interesting, but nothing spectacular. I recently saw it again, and this time something happened. I think it was because I allowed myself to experience it, to feel it through the images (which I found difficult the first time), and then it became almost transcendental. What a tender and honest film about the human condition. Very impressed with how Malick handled it.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Obviously, most humans are governed by Nature—and there's nothing wrong with that. The greatest works of art for instance, are driven by the impulse of an artist's NATURE. That said, I think we can vacillate between the two. I can be very passive, slow to judge or be offended—perfectly encapsulated by the opening lines about Grace here. But I also have my driven, ambitious side—which is also a beautiful thing: Nature.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    when she recieves that letter you know its bad news, but how she reacts to it before she falls is like she visioned him there as a little kid, that was perfect

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    I just listened to this clip again and it reminds me of how before I achieved my own religious certainty, I was susceptible to all those things she described as the way of nature, and how after, I was more inclined to go in the way of all those things described  as the way of grace.I don't think my religious certainty is like those fundamentalists whose religious certainty most people have a visceral dislike for.  I think their religious certainty is brittle, closed, insular- leading easily to outbreaks of what she described as the way of nature.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    This movie has become a calming prayer for me, someone who bristled at the concept of praying~ before
    " Tree of Life " speaks to my parents, to my curiousity of spirit and death, and to my quest for why~ even though I seek no concrete answer.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    I AM MORE THE WAY OF NATURE I AM RULED BY MY ANIMAL INSTINCTS IE SEX AND ALCOHOL AND ANGER AND VIOLENCE YET I ALSO HAVE A SIDE OF GRACE CANNABIS AND VALIUM AND WATCHING FILMS AS WONDERFUL AS THIS

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    I am high but the nostalgia and music of this film hurts its a marvels film and good even when not high

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    The most beautiful movie of the last 15 years, a masterpiece

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    this dp is some sort of demigod. i love when the camera follows the swing back and forth

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    For me, this scene set the tone for an outstanding movie. I can't stop watching Tree of Life because every time I watch it, I feel like gain a better understanding of Malik's vision!
    Now, if I only had family/friends, with the enough patients to sit and revisit this masterpiece?!?

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Animals – Nature
    Plants – Grace
    When she first speaks of the two as she says Nature, there is a shot of her holding a goat. Afterwards, when she says Grace, there is a shot of a sunflower. Later, as she watches the cows graze, her hand goes face up then face down repeatedly. That is symbolic of the cows (Nature) and the grass (Grace) and her hand moving up and down is her indecision as to which path to follow. 

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    The dichotomy of nature and grace in this scene reflects the different attitudes of the two parents – and much of the conflict present through the entire film. What a masterpiece.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Movie had its moments but was trying way too hard. Serious lack of subtlety, felt like I was getting hit over the head with a 2×4 half the movie.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    Most people who call this film pretentious don't understand filmmaking. It's easily the greatest American film this decade so far.

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  • September 8, 2017 at 11:12 am
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    One of the most beautiful starts to a movie ever… barely caught my breath when watching. Many have shunned the logic of this movie and called it pretentious but the subtle touch (the feeling it creates in you) that just gently breezes past you while you're acknowledging more and more with every second that this is a movie about universality of the life experience we all share (2 opposing forces that cooperate)… that is infinite. Like the timeline of this movie.

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