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Zeitgeist

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Zeitgeist[1] is an amateurishly-produced made-for-the-Internet conspiracy-mongering film.

It contains the fairly standard unified conspiracy theory stuff, put together in an ultimately disjointed way and set to music composed by the director. The movie is to some extent based on the crankery of Jordan Maxwell.[2]

If you enjoy watching other people's paranoid delusions or an example of really bad Jesus mythology with cheap CGI graphics interspersed, you can watch the whole thing online.

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[edit] Plot

Zeitgeist combines some discussion of Jesus mythicism (the position that Jesus was a myth forged from the ideas of previous religions and Gods like Isis, Osiris etc.) with a double-barreled shotgun blast of crazy: income tax denial, the Federal Reserve being an elaborate plot by the international bankers to take over the world, 9/11 being a conspiracy, and we are all going to have barcodes tattooed onto us and get chipped with RFID tags.

[edit] Income tax denial

The movie claims that there is no income tax law written anywhere in the US Constitution.

  • There are in fact several laws saying what is and is not taxable (26 U.S.C. Sections 1, 61, 63, 6012(a), 6072, and 6151, among others, for anyone interested).

[edit] Federal Reserve Scam

The movie claim that the Federal Reserve creates money out of nothing and lends it to banks at interest, thereby stealing "the people's" money and selling us into debt slavery. The way this works, however, is not quite the same as your regular commercial bank. The interest on debt held by the Fed actually goes to two places: One, the Fed pays itself out of this interest to cover its own operating costs, and two, the rest of the interest is rebated to the Treasury.[3]

Typically, the Congress authorizes the U.S. Treasury to issue debt obligations, usually 90 day T-bills or longer term bonds, to cover its operating deficit. The Federal Reserve then purchases these obligations out of its reserve account with Federal Reserve Notes, aka U.S. currency.

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[edit] Footnotes

  1. The name comes from a German expression that literally means "time-spirit" or "spirit of [the] time[s]" - the cultural, ethical and social ethos of an era. It would also be a pretty good name for a superhero -- particularly one who is a time-travelling ghost.
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4_YkG-QJK8
  3. Myth #8
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