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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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be who and what you are, not what you own.
19 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Zeitgeist: Moving Forward Premiere went SMASHingly well. 80 degree day in Los Angeles. Kickin' haircut. Schnazzy outfit. Punctual to a fault. Big, big smile. (people like to talk to you with this much natural energy. makes for good interviews.) And everyone there was smiling back at me.

844 filled seats.

And that wasn't even the GOOD part.

The movie was incredibly inspiring, and pinpointed specific touchstones of where our problems really lie. It makes me even more driven to try and re-envision the world as a place VOID of the destructive forces of greed and lack of empathy for one's fellow human beings.

And that our current socio-political and monetary paradigms (which most unquestioningly take as truth) are but one way of approaching the world, and a very destructive one at that.

And that our need for more and more OWNERSHIP is counter-intuitive to nature and contrary to so much of what science has taught us.

And that the idea of PLANNED OBSOLESENCE (thus creating our disposable culture) is destroying literally EVERYTHING around us, for the profit of the money junkies.

The Earth is NOT an infinite resource. And it DOES matter if you just decide to ignore the problem because you feel you NEED to own more and more THINGS. Greed IS a sickness.

And that the reasons i have felt so uncomfortable in the world for so many years STEM from being forced into a culture where MONEY is truly worshiped on a religious scale.

Society is ALWAYS in evolution. Sometimes even revolution.

resource based economy. empathy for ALL beings.

investigate yourself. be who and what you are, not what you own.

don't just ignore me.


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