Health

A Dietary Value Change Required

A Dietary Value Change Required

Part of our transition towards a saner, sustainable society involves a shift in our human values. The Zeitgeist Movement recognizes this -- that, in addition to an upheaval in our economic infrastructure, our values must change accordingly in conjunction. Neither can happen without the other. I think a shift in our dietary habits and values is an absolutely necessary part of this overall value shift to a saner, more humane society.

Poverty And Inequality

Poverty And Inequality

"The gears of poverty, ignorance, hopelessness and low self-esteem interact to create a kind of perpetual failure machine that grinds down dreams from generation to generation. We all bear the cost of keeping it running." ~ Carl Sagan

Poverty and inequality: Two of the most socially paralysing inherent flaws within the current socio-economic paradigm. In the words of Gandhi, "Poverty is the worst form of violence." This quote is not to be taken lightly. It is far more than a mere ethical philosophy.

How Will a RBE Resolve Health Problems?

How Will a RBE Resolve Health Problems?

Recently on TZM Blog, some attention has been paid to health and medicine. A resource-based economy would provide humans with education, clean air, water, food and a cleaner socio-psychological environment, solving many of our health problems. However, if we want to remedy the many health problems that still linger, then our model of modern medicine will require some examination and contemplation.

Theories Surrounding Child and Adolescent Development

Theories Surrounding Child and Adolescent Development

Three Developmental Theories

Methodologies for awareness: Is yoga a valid tool for creating new minds?

It is obvious we need a new social and economic organization. But the point is: How can we built a new society with the same minds? Impossible! To create new society we need to have new mental patterns. This is a consensus, I believe.

So the question is: How can we change old mental patterns?

Yoga seems to be a very useful tool. To transcend physical limitations is necessary transcend old postural patterns. With yoga we start to create new capacities, not only physical, once our posture is the results of our mental patterns.

The Most Significant Discovery in Cancer Treatment - the U.S. Response

In the United States the decision of the type of cancer treatment you are about to receive is not always yours. The decision of undergoing that treatment - or choosing not to - is yours.

Growing Food in a Resource-Based Economy

Ever since I was introduced to the Zeitgeist movement, I have been interested in its ideas on food production. As an avid gardener and foodie myself, the same ideology that comprises the resource-based economy also guides my beliefs on producing food. And for quite some time now, I have wanted to bring the ZM together with an equally powerful and revolutionary movement: Permaculture.

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