FAQ: Is The Zeitgeist Movement related to Peter Joseph’s Film Series?

No. While the word “Zeitgeist” is also associated with Peter Joseph’s film series, “Zeitgeist: The Movie”, “Zeitgeist: Addendum” and “Zeitgeist: Moving Forward”, the film series based content isn’t to be confused with the tenets of “The Zeitgeist Movement” here. Rather, the films were mere inspirations for “The Zeitgeist Movement” due to their popularity and overall […]

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FAQ: What is the Zeitgeist Media Festival?

Recognizing the power of art and media to help change the world, “The Zeitgeist Media Festival” is an annual world-wide arts festival that occurs late each summer. The idea is to engage the artistic community and their power to changes values. It proposes that needed changes in the structural/economic workings of society can only manifest […]

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FAQ: What is Zeitgeist Day?

“Zeitgeist Day”, or Zday for short, is an annual, global event day which occurs in the middle of March, each year. The goal is to increase public awareness of The Zeitgeist Movement. The first official “Zday” took place in 2009. These events were well documented by news agencies across the world, including the New York […]

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FAQ: What is the history of TZM and what is the difference with The Venus Project?

The early manifestation of TZM was as a Social Movement to create mass awareness regarding the train of thought that underlies the work of a man named Jacque Fresco – an industrial designer and social engineer who founded an organization called The Venus Project. However, in early 2011, tensions abruptly emerged from Mr. Fresco and […]

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FAQ: Who funds The Zeitgeist Movement? Does it take Donations like most NPOs?

The Zeitgeist Movement Global and its Chapters rarely, if ever, engage in any form of public solicitation for money. There are no “open” donation pools as with many organizations. This is deliberate. The ethic promoted is in the interest of utilizing people’s time and energy, not their money. It is generally expected that those who […]

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FAQ: Who is the “Leader” of The Zeitgeist Movement? What is a Leaderless Movement?

The Zeitgeist Movement, while maintaining Press Spokesman, Lecturers, Chapter Coordinators and the like, does not support or condone a Leadership oriented structure where a single person or group sets the practices and values that others blindly follow. In fact, such a traditional “follow the leader” notion actually voids the premise and nature of TZM’s educational […]

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FAQ: What are some of the central characteristics of the solution proposed (RBEM)?

No Money or Market System Automation of Labor Technological Unification of Earth via “Systems” Approach. Access over Property. Self-Contained/Localized City and Production Systems. Science as the Methodology for Governance 1) No money or market system. Market theory assumes a number of things which have proven to either be false, marginally beneficial, or outright socially detrimental. […]

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FAQ: How does TZM view the solutions to our major social problems today?

It appears that most solutions offered in the world today are framed within the current social order and its practices. For example, there are over 1 billion people starving in the world and the most common solutions sought tend to utilize money in some fashion to enable the resources needed. TZM takes a very different […]

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FAQ: How does TZM view our major social problems today?

TZM is very different from the majority of Activist Communities or Political/Social Movement’s today due to the way it views the majority of the societal problems common to the world. In short, the Social System itself is considered the root cause, with Human Behavior and its resulting effects – corruption, pollution, wars, waste, exploitation and […]

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FAQ: What is TZM’s Basic Structure and Processes?

Terms/Issues covered: “The Movement” “Members” “Chapters” “Teams” “Coordinators” “Projects” “Rational Consensus” “Information Relay” “Fundraising” “The Movement” The Movement, as an entity, consists of the global Chapter set, usually comprising City, State, and Nation. While The Movement is global, by definition, Chapters are what comprise the physical presence of The Zeitgeist Movement in form. To be […]

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