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Zeitgeist: The Transition Begins

By Brett Mullins

“War, poverty, corruption, hunger, misery, human suffering will not change in a monetary system. That is, there will be very little significant change. It’s going to take the redesign of our culture and values and it has to be related to the resources of the earth.”Jacque Fresco

The above quote is an illustration of the ideas held by The Zeitgeist Movement and the Zeitgeist film series.  Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, the third installment in the series, by director Peter Joseph, will be released, globally, on January 15th.

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Accepting the Prize

almost 12By Robert C. Koehler

Tribune Media Services

I may be wrong, but I think Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize because the selection committee was feeling as soul sick as I do at the ebbing of humanity’s great  opportunity to corral global militarism and fundamentally reprioritize.

Obama’s election last year rode on global aspirations for — at the very least — a saner world, a humanizing of the values around which nations organize themselves. He fused, or so several billion people believed, the peace, civil rights and environmental movements of the last half century with the realpolitik of presidential elections, and made impossible dreams begin to flicker in the real world.

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