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Zeitgeist (2007)

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

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Peter Joseph

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Peter Joseph
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chogyam Trungpa Chogyam Trungpa ... Himself (voice) (archive sound) (as Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche)
Jordan Maxwell Jordan Maxwell ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)
George Carlin ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)
Bill Hicks ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)
David Ray Griffin David Ray Griffin ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Casaliggi ... Himself (archive footage) (as Joseph Casaliggi)
Condoleezza Rice ... Herself (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ... Himself (archive footage)
Anthony Shaffer Anthony Shaffer ... Himself (archive footage)
Curt Weldon Curt Weldon ... Himself (archive footage)
Osama bin Laden ... Himself (archive footage)
Dave von Kleist Dave von Kleist ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Ruppert Michael Ruppert ... Himself (archive footage)
Les Robertson 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2007 (USA) See more »

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$20,000 (estimated)
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Color | Color (original version)

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4:3
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

As a matter of fact as per Hindu Mythology Krishna was not born on 25th 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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Chogyam Trungpa: "Spirituality" is a particular term which actually means: a dealing with intuition...
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What's important is that it gets you thinking
2 February 2008 | by purple_mage9See 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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