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Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)

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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society. This subject matter will transcend the issues of cultural relativism and traditional ideology and move to relate the core, empirical "life ground" attributes of human and social survival, extrapolating those immutable natural laws into a new sustainable social paradigm called a "Resource-Based Economy". Written by ArchGunner

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opening title card: In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable, and help to change it. - Ernst Fischer
voiceover-collage: ...deadly riots over the government's plan to avoid defaulting on its loans... is that the unemployment keeps rising, and it has to keep rising just because it has an excess supply of goods... because this is all borrowed money that our kids... and our debt is owned by banks...
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Zeitgeist has moved forwards indeed
23 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've very much enjoyed the previous films in the series. However their presentation was somehow more conspiracy-theory feeling, even though most of the facts, and ideas in them I found compelling in one way or another. Talking about specific popular religions falsehoods and origins, or government collusion with the events of 9/11 for example were ideas quite abhorrent to some people.

I'm glad to say that's not the tone or message you get from The newest Zeitgeist film. You can take a religious minded friend or patriot to see this, or link them the URL when it's released without fearing they will be offended.(affected? Perhaps....)

It is because of this much more purely documentary style presentation, that allows it to be less confrontational, and much more cognitive and effective at presenting it's message, This movie shines in comparison, and firmly takes itself out of any conspiracy theory labeling. I will also say that you can truly see a significant change in both mindset and skill set in the producer Peter Josephs work since the original films release in 2007. This film will find far more resonance with a far larger audience.

The film is long. It runs 2:40+ mins. Oh gosh, plus it a documentary, so no doubt your expecting to get bored along the way, but I assure you the subject matter they discuss is quite intense in it's own way, and you will be compelled to continue watching it in fascination until the very end.


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