What is the film about?
The movie questions how much our pursuit for happiness yields. What progress has there been in the American population that is constantly pursuing happiness? It is clear that the ultimate goal for the American person is to achieve happiness. The big question posed by this film is, how is it working? Are we getting closer to happiness in our everyday lives? Lee Boot, the narrator creates a journey through our inner self and the aspect of emotion and spirituality. He uses his knowledge in neuroscience and his skill as an educator to impart direction in seeking happiness. He uses the imagery of American landscape to reflect both the outer and inner person. He also takes us through the American landscape. He forms metaphors in an attempt to aid our understanding of euphoria. He picks random events with which reflect the effect of our immediate surrounding on our happiness.
The aim of this journey is to trigger our minds to reflect on our own lives. More specifically, it is to aid our sense of emotion and spirituality to happiness. It helps us realize how we survive and thrive emotionally and spiritually this world. The film presents aspects of ancient knowledge which we do not realize in our daily lives. It aims at making our prospects to happiness more tangible. The movie aims at helping us sustain our state of happiness. It expounds on small activity of the brain that can greatly influence how happy we are. The narrator is out to walk Americans and the rest of the world through an important journey of their lives. He uses very economical means to achieve great results.
What conclusion does it reach?
Lee Boot comes to the conclusion that happiness has been the American goal for a long time and that it is achievable. In attaining happiness however, people have followed traditional means. Nonetheless, such means are useful but not the root of happiness. Happiness is attained through the effect caused by traditional means and not the means themselves. Education for example does not trigger happiness rather, the inspiration that emanates. Therefore, inspiration is greater and ought to be the tool to achieve happiness. The narrator’s use of Happiness can be induced by chemical activity in the body. He also implies that happiness is not only achievable but can be sustained. It is only a matter of sustained activity of the mind and its component. This component involves activity of the neurons which Lee Boot compares to the vast forests in the country’s landscape.
What proof does it present to support the conclusion?
The film provides chemical activity in the brain as evidence of a possibility of happiness. It also explains how various people engaging in traditional activity that stimulates their brain neurons are able to attain happiness. While most of these are oblivious of the effects of their activity, yet they remain happy. Boot provides several elements that are very useful to human happiness. The movie implies that traditional methods have been replaced with modern ones when it comes to achieving. Being that achievement is a great part of euphoria, the narrator finds that instead of educating, the modern world looks to inspire and intrigue thought process through metaphoric presentation like he is doing. Use of metaphors in his work is a presentation of the narrator and creator of the film uses to support its explanation. Metaphoric presentation and inspiration steal the mind to a different level where it provides the outline of a solid explanation to aid the mind realize the course of this movie. The movie also uses facts o neuroscience to explain brain activity.
What does the film make you think about? Did you realize something new?
The film causes one to reflect firstly. It opens our minds through the rich in metaphors. It helps us realize that subconscious activity is a great and the better way to attain happiness. It puts us in a state of reflection that is meant to bring us to a point of serenity and peace with ourselves. A new concept is subconsciously organizing one’s thought process through understanding how the brain works. The landscape exploration helps place us in a real situation where we can be more aware of our environment and attain tangible emotion and be in a reasonable spiritual state.
The film is well structured to work for the human brain. It commands attention and then tickles the brain to its own awareness. The movie involves cultural environments different situations and ages that may affect the way we view happiness. These may be combined differently to produce different effects. Being aware of the environment trains the mind to make such combinations work for happiness. It can be selective of such activity. The human mind is one way to happiness. The brain’s chemical activity is a good and easy start for attainment of happiness and in order to sustain it.
What impact did the film have on the American population?
The film appreciated the journey Americans take in pursuit of happiness. It aimed at helping the general public with this journey. The tactics taught by Lee Boot are actually applicable in a situation of real life. They are based on both scientific evidence as well as practicality based on social structure. These are there very impactful on the population of America. They have proved to work in several occasions and in medicine leading to more people taking them up. This film was therefore useful for social education in America.