Zeitgeist (2007)

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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chogyam Trungpa ...
Himself (voice) (archive sound) (as Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche)
Jordan Maxwell ...
Himself (voice) (archive sound)
Himself (voice) (archive sound)
Himself (voice) (archive sound)
David Ray Griffin ...
Himself (archive footage)
Himself (archive footage) (as Joseph Casaliggi)
Herself (archive footage)
Himself (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ...
Himself (archive footage)
Anthony Shaffer ...
Himself (archive footage)
Curt Weldon ...
Himself (archive footage)
Himself (archive footage)
Dave von Kleist ...
Himself (archive footage)
Michael Ruppert ...
Himself (archive footage)
Les Robertson ...
Himself (archive footage)


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The social manipulation of society through the generation of fear and division has completely detached humans from their sense of power and reality. See more »


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The definition of Zeitgeist: The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. "the story captured the zeitgeist of the late 1960s" See more »


As a matter of fact as per Hindu Mythology Krishna was not born on 25 th December .Neither was he was born to a virgin.His mother was married and he never resurrected. All data about him is wrong as shown in documentary. See more »


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What's important is that it gets you thinking
2 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this documentary to be excellent. It is a thought provoking, well executed expose' on the manipulations of the masses by those with wealth and power. Some who watch it will find many of it's connections far-fetched, but the fact of the matter is: there are many sources to back them up.

The Truth is, this film doesn't have to be 100% correct, or 75%, or 50%. There's still some serious problems with the world if a forth of it's information holds water. And even if it's all bull, it'll shake you into questioning what is true. And that's all it needs to do.

No one should have any illusions abut what the War on Terrorism or our Federal Banking System.

As a student of both American and European History I found the explanations given in this documentary to be reasonable and logical. Watch it!

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