What Does It Mean to be Awake in the World?

Filmmakers: Fred Yi and Lauren Talley

What does it mean to be awake in the world? It's not the kind of question the average person would expect to be asked while walking down the street or while taking a break at work. But that's exactly what we asked dozens of tourists, businessmen, students, and others. Their answers offer a glimpse of what the average person—not just the philosopher or spiritual guru—thinks about spirituality, consciousness, community, and existence.

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