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The Zeitgeist Movement

The Zeitgeist Movement is a worldwide grassroots movement advocating social change, most significantly that of society transitioning from a monetary based economy to a resource-based economy. This group is noted on their website as 'the activist arm of the The Venus Project', a non-profit venture by designer and social engineer Jacque Fresco.[1] As of February 25, 2010, the movement claimed to have approximately 361,000 members.[2]
The Zeitgeist Movement is named after the documentary films produced, written, and narrated by Peter Joseph and released online. Zeitgeist, the Movie, was released in 2007 and a sequel, Zeitgeist: Addendum, was released in 2008. A third film is currently in production and is called 'Zeitgeist: Moving Forward'. Joseph originally claimed in a radio podcast hosted on The Zeitgeist Movement's official site that the third film will likely not have the title of "zeitgeist", so as to appeal to a wider audience who may have been put off by the negative press that the first two films may have gathered. He later amended that decision, stating "Actually, after much debate, it will be called 'Zeitgeist: Moving Forward'. The Z name is too powerful now, millions know of it. I think it would be a bad idea to break the trend now." The third film is scheduled to be released in October 2010. Peter Joseph has stated that its topics will focus on human behavior, technology, and rationality.[3]
Even though Joseph's first two documentary films were obvious inspirations for The Zeitgeist Movement, he has repeatedly stated that they have no direct correlation with The Zeitgeist Movement itself. He once said that, "Regardless, my films are expressions. They are not the movement, despite the name association. This is what I am working to make clear. The Zeitgeist Movement is not focused on Comparative Religion, 9/11, the Federal Reserve, etc. I know the relationships are still strong -- but as time goes on, the associations will fade, especially when the new film comes out."

Basis
The Venus Project generally concludes that concepts of nationalism, government, race, religion, creed and class are false, outdated distinctions. And that such concepts divide and stratify people, as opposed to contributing towards social growth and development. The Venus Project recognizes that social structures can become obsolete and irrelevant, thus becoming instruments of paralysis to social progress. In order to promote fluid social change, two conditions are presented: that we must constantly update our societal structure to present day knowledge, and that our structure must function in harmony with the natural laws of its surrounding


environment. The Zeitgeist Movement aims to inform society of these conclusions and of the current state of technology available to us.
The movement calls for the abolition of money, property and scarcity whilst announcing the world's resources as common heritage of all the world's people. They are in favor of using technology and science to ensure that everyone's basic needs are met.

Resource based economy
See also: Natural resource economics
Jacque Fresco proposes a type of a resource-based economy replacing the need for monetary price system economies. His claim is that the present economy is "scarcity-oriented" or "scarcity-based". Fresco argues that the world is rich in natural resources and energy and that with modern technology, the needs of the global population can be met.

Circular city
He gives this example to help explain the idea:[4]




At the beginning of World War II the U.S. had a mere 600 or so first-class fighting aircraft. We rapidly overcame this short supply by turning out more than 90,000 planes a year. The question at the start of World War II was: Do we have enough funds to produce the required implements of war? The answer was No, we did not have enough money, nor did we have enough gold; but we did have more than enough resources. It was the available resources that enabled the US to achieve the high production and efficiency required to win the war. Unfortunately this is only considered in times of war.

Jacque Fresco

Advocations of The Zeitgeist Movement
In his radio address Peter Joseph listed what the movement advocates


  • No money: Money is socially paralyzing and it leads to traditional institutions perpetuating themselves and inhibiting progress.
  • No property: Property identification creates waste, it's unsustainable and distracts people's identity: things you own, end up owning you. Sharing leads to universal access to property, goods and technology. Universal access minimizes or even eliminates social stratification.
  • Automation: Using technology to automate repetitive and tedious tasks leads to efficiency and productivity. It is also socially responsible as people are freed from labor that undermines their intelligence. As technology progresses labor for income becomes obsolete.
  • Artificial intelligence: It is impossible for a human being to be fully objective. Machines don't have that problem. Also, machines can take into account more information. For people who are concerned that "the machine would take over", Peter Joseph states that programming of self-preservation into the machine would be unethical and dangerous.
  • Scientific method: It is a proven method that has stood the test of time and leads to discovery. Scientific method involves testing, getting feedback from natural world and physical law, evaluation of results, sharing data openly and requirement to replicate the test results. The scientific method is not based on beliefs but facts.
  • Technological unification: Monitoring planetary resources is needed in order to create an efficient system, and thus technology should be shared globally. Efficiency means for instance locality in produciton in order to meet the needs of global population and environment, i.e. respecting the carrying capacity of the Earth.
  • Sustainable city systems: Systems theory and systemic approach is the key. Self-sustaining globe and culture can be modeled on a smaller scale with a city-size system.
In essence it's advocation of a set of ideas that are in close proximity to Venus project and resource-based economy, and other ideas. The movement is constantly developing and taking in new views from its members and other sources.
Zeitgeist Day
The Zeitgeist Movement celebrates their annual ZDay in March. The last two were held on March 15th and in 2010 the date is March 13th. On this day, The Zeitgeist Movement has local gatherings to learn and share information with all interested individuals. In 2009 there were more than 450 events held in 70 countries around the world.[5] In 2009, among other events, Peter Joseph and Jacque Fresco spoke to a crowd of around 900 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College for over 2 hours.[6]