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Zeitgeist, the Movie is a 2007 documentary film exposé on contemporary religion, government, and global economics. Focal points of the film are the Jesus myth hypothesis, the attacks of 9/11, and the US Federal Reserve Bank. A number of conspiracy theories and staggering world visions are presented.
The film was produced by Peter Joseph, who released it for free online via Google Video, in June 2007. A remastered version was presented as a global premiere on 10 November 2007 at the 4th Annual Artivist Film Festival, where it won the award for "Best Feature - Artivist Spirit". The film has attracted significant public interest.
Part I, entitled "The Greatest Story Ever Told" questions religions as original god-given stories, arguing the Christian religion specifically is mainly derived from other religions, astronomical facts, astrological myths and traditions; in turn derived or sharing elements form other ones. In furtherance of the Jesus myth hypothesis, this part argues that the historical Jesus is a literary and astrological hybrid, nurtured politically in the interest of control.
Horus, the Egyptian Sun God, is introduced as having a number of attributes similar to many other religious deities which came after him, including but not limited to Attis, Krishna, Dionysus, Mithra and Jesus Christ; these attributes including virgin birth on December 25th, 12 disciples, burial for 3 days, resurrection, and performing of miracles.
The film offers explanations for some of these common attributes. For birth on December 25th: Winter solstice has the shortest sun-light time of the year, about 3 days after it, sun-light time could be seen growing, thus marking the birth of a "God of light" or Sun God. Another Christian-astrological similarity according to the film, is that the three stars in Orion's belt (called the "Three Kings") align with Sirius on December 25th, the brightest star in the sky, and point to the Sun's rise on the horizon. This is equated to the Nativity of Jesus, where, according to the film, three "kings" follow the star in the east to locate the birth of Jesus.
Christianity is then said to be a Gnostic myth, historized by the Roman Empire for social control of Europe through doctrines established at the First Council of Nicea. The Dark Ages, the Inquisitions and the Crusades are given as events which maintained Europe's submission to The Vatican through Christianity.
The following quote is said in conclusion:
|“||Christianity, along with all other theistic belief systems [...] empowers those who know the truth, but use the myth to manipulate and control societies. [...] It reduces human responsibility to the effect that "God" controls everything, and in turn awful crimes can be justified in the name of Divine Pursuit. [...] The religious myth is the most powerful device ever created, and serves as the psychological soil upon which other myths can flourish.||”|
Part II, entitled "All the World's a Stage," asserts that the events of September 11th were either orchestrated by, or allowed to happen by, criminal elements within the United States government. It claims that 9/11 was engineered to generate mass fear, initiate and justify the War on Terror, provide a pretext for the denial of civil liberties to the general public, and produce economic gain. The claims are followed by the immediate on-screen sourcing of clips from television news, and clippings from newspapers and magazines in order to advance the claims that:
The film also gives a tour of "notable and credible media" to support the claims that six of the named hijackers are still alive, that Hani Hanjour could not have flown Flight 77 into the Pentagon, that no substantial plane wreckage was found at two of the three crash sites, that the Bush Administration covered up the truth in the 9/11 Commission Report, and that the mainstream media has failed to ask important questions about the official account.
Part III, entitled "Don't Mind the Men Behind the Curtain", argues that the four main wars of the United States during the 20th century were waged purely for economic gain for an elite few. Events attempted to be exposed as fraudulent or staged are the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, the Attack on Pearl Harbor, and the Gulf of Tonkin Incident; all occurrences which carried the U.S into the First World War, Second World War and Vietnam War respectively.
According to the film, the U.S. was forced by the Federal Reserve Bank to become embroiled in these wars not to win but to sustain conflict, as it forces its government to borrow more money from the bank, with interest attached, thereby increasing the nation's debt and the profits of those who own The Fed. The film gives a history of the Reserve, claiming it engineered the Great Depression to steal wealth from the American population and was responsible for the attempts to assassinate Louis McFadden, a congressman who attempted to impeach the Reserve.
This section also explores the possibility that there is a clandestine movement, promoted by the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America, to usurp the American constitution and US dollar, by merging the United States, Canada and Mexico into a North American Union that uses a single currency, the Amero, without the ratification of Congress. This currency union would create a super-state similar to the European Union, which together with the African Union and the proposed Asian Union would gradually be merged into a One World government. The movie concludes that under such a government, every human could be implanted with an RFID microchip that would be used to monitor individuals and suppress dissent. The movie ends, however, on an optimistic note, expressing confidence in the possibility of overthrowing oppressive forces and the ultimate triumph of revolution through enlightenment.