The Insidious MACHINE

The Insidious MACHINE

Last year it was estimated by the United Nations that it would cost approximately 195 billion dollars per year to feed the hungry. Ironically, Forbes published that the top ten richest people of 2012 had accumulated a net worth of over 450 billion dollars between them. The complete list of a record 1,426 billionaires stated their total combined net worth to be 5.4 trillion dollars.

Firearms Deaths Are No Small Matter

Firearms Deaths Are No Small Matter

This image making light of firearms deaths has been floating around Facebook for a while now. What should be immediately striking is the poor use of statistics that have clearly been used in an attempt to forward an agenda. One may suspect that this little piece of propaganda is the work of an N.R.A. (National Rifle Association) member. It would appear to imply that guns in society are the absolute last thing we should be worried about.

A Peaceful Transition

A Peaceful Transition

The Dove of Peace by Lynyce Scarlett
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Educate – Organize – Move the Zeitgeist

Consciousness change and practice to help the movement's impact on our planet

Consciousness change and practice to help the movement's impact on our planet

The mission of the Zeitgeist Movement of spreading awareness about a resource-based economy, I feel - and it has been said by other members - is totally connected with an awakening of consciousness happening on our planet. The line of reasoning and critical thinking that leads to advocating a resource-based economy is a part of, and not separate from, the evolution of nature, the patterns of nature, and our species' consciousness in relation to nature. By nature, I mean the universe and its message to us through science.

Developing a Plan to Move to a Truly Sustainable Future

Developing a Plan to Move to a Truly Sustainable Future

Sustainability is one of the buzzwords of our modern age. Yet there appears to be no consistent agreement as to what is actually meant by this term. To me, the implication has always been that sustainability requires a level of resource consumption which can be maintained over the long-term, with no net drawdown of the resource. This is the complete opposite of the philosophy of growth, which dominates current-day government and corporate thinking. Physical growth of any sort is not sustainable for prolonged periods of time.

Tour of Duty: Coming Back Into the Real World Once the War is Won, or Lost

Tour of Duty: Coming Back Into the Real World Once the War is Won, or Lost

War is a devastating thing. It makes people do silly things. The soldiers who fight for governments generally have a pretty hard time coming back to the normality of life from the brutality of war. PTSD for example, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is one thing to consider.

Evolution of 3D Printing

Evolution of 3D Printing

3D printing, the amazing technology that has recently grasped the media's attention, evokes comparisons to Star Trek's 'replicator' that could assemble any known object out of its basic molecules. Behind all the hype, what can it do, and will it really change our world?

10 lessons about conflicts in activism

10 lessons about conflicts in activism

After three years sharing this workspace, I've passed through several crises within this movement, which, as with any other group, is formed by people with distortions and a wide range of understandings. Also, as with any other group, it has biases and dysfunctions. I've lived the split of the only two global movements that proposed a solid alternative to our state of things: The Venus Project and The Zeitgeist Movement. I've seen and have participated (by action or idleness) in the desintegration of a chapter with more than 20 activist working as a true coordinated team.