Its important to keep in mind that peter joseph creator of the zeitgeist movement and film trilogy made the movie by himself, with random pictures and photographs he took from the internet, at the age of twenty seven. Please share with everyone more information can be found h. There are indeed many factual and interpretive errors given by the creators of zeitgeist in part one. According to the movie, one of the main architects of the event was j. According to peter joseph, the original zeitgeist was not presented in a film format, but was a performance piece. The movie, myths, and motivations skeptoid podcast. Zeitgeist was created as a nonprofit filmiac expression to inspire people to start looking at the world from a more critical perspective and to understand that very often things are not what the. Exposing the lies and deception of the alleged pagan radical feminist scholar who claims christ is the sun in the sky and not the son of god. Culture in decline the zeitgeist film series noted in the top 10 films that explain why the occupy movement exists the zeitgeist film series noted in a movie guide to occupy wall street. Part i claims that the christian religion is mainly derived from other religions, astronomical assertions, astrological myths, and other traditions. The problem with the film, as has been roundly pointed out by academics worldwide, is that many of the conspiratorial claims and historical.
And it is simple to understand why as every morning the sun would rise. It purports to critically examine christianity, the cause of 911, and the world economy. Zeitgeist movie false claims about horus the zeitgeist movie makes the following claims. The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. I decided to sit down and watch the film, i honestly. Some who watch it will find many of its connections farfetched, but the fact of the matter is.
Introduction most probably, if you are familiar with the christmyth hypothesis then you probably have heard of antichristian author acharya s whose real name is dorthy m. Zeitgeist the movie part 1 religion part 1 out of 3. Ive skimmed it shortly after its release, seeing as it had generated a pretty consistent buzz on the blogosphere and the discussion forums. As a student of both american and european history i found the explanations given in this documentary to be reasonable and logical. One really wishes zeitgeist was a masterful pastiche of 21stcentury. Zeitgeist the movie part 1 religion part 3 out of 3 swesub. This is a pretty standard procedure in comparative mythology. The meatier part of the first section of the movie is devoted to allegations of jesus being nothing but a combination of pagan deities whose attributes the gospel writers borrowed to create their own new god. The movie is a 2007 film by peter joseph presenting a number of conspiracy theories. This material is protected by the creative commons attributionnoncommercialno derivative works 3. Zeitgeist the movie part 1 religion part 1 out of 3 swesub. Zeitgeist was created as a not for profit expression to inspire people to start looking at the world from a more critical perspective and to understand that very often things are not what the population at large think they are.
Part 2 was mostly expanded with new developments and part 1 is the same, apart from subtle rephrasing in the narration for the sake of better continuityclarity. Ive even had people who innocently bought into it write me and quote zeitgeist as an authority, suggesting i do some episode promoting one of. The people behind the movie not only allows, but strongly suggest that you copy and share, not precisely mainstream eh. The movie is to some extent based on the crankery of jordan maxwell. No one should have any illusions abut what the war on terrorism or our federal banking system. Online encyclopedias or text book encyclopedias often do not contain the information contained in zeitgeist. Peter joseph finishes season one of his online web series. I would say, zeitgeist, the movie is kind of uprooting the fundamental beliefs on christianity, modern society, warfare, world economy and also pointing out a power elite behind the curtain. Ra was the sun god who came to be identified with the midday sun. Zeitgeist, the movie, debunked part 1 florins blog. She was one of the main sources for the first part of zeitgeist, the movie as can be seen by the sources in the films transcript. Primary source for part one of the zeitgeist film is from acharya s or d. Resources debunking the claims of the first part of the movie zeitgeist a scholarly response to the movie zeitgeist with douglas hamp click to listen to the february 22, 2008 kwave broadcast. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked movie sources skeptic project.
In the video its director, peter joseph, seeks to persuade viewers that the authors of the new testament essentially plagiarized the concept of the virgin birth, december 25 as christs birth date, the twelve disciples, the miracles, the crucifixion, and the resurrection from astrological sources and pagan. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked part one zeitgeist exposed. Massey is simply one of many egyptologists who recognized the obvious relationship of christianity to earlier religions, specifically the egyptian. Zeitgeist is an amateurishlyproduced madefortheinternet conspiracymongering film. I have seen the sequel, i think its marginally better than the first movie, but i am not making any comments on it. As part of the introduction to zeitgeist the movie, there was a quote which reveals the way a lot of people view christianity. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked introduction zeitgeist. After tvp and tzm split three years later, tzm became a self. Today were going to point the skeptical eye at one of the most popular internet phenomena from the last couple of years. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked introduction zeitgeist exposed. Part 1 the greatest story ever told zeitgeist creatordirector peter joseph released a 220page source guide describing, in detail, the information backing up the claims in this film. We cant expect facts in the form of mathematical or scientific relationships to prove points, after all, all historical events are open to interpretation because their impetus and origins are multiple, and located in the human mind. Zeitgeist the new truth movie being promoted by its makers on conspiracy message boards around the internet has been thoroughly debunked.
Jan 02, 2020 is there any validity to the zeitgeist movie. The interesting part of all this is, you rarely see any engineers, scientists, or anyone else making such claims. Apr 15, 2011 part 1 the greatest story ever told zeitgeist creatordirector peter joseph released a 220page source guide describing, in detail, the information backing up the claims in this film. The film assembles archival footage, animations, and narration. However, if one takes the time to read the sources provided, they will find that what is being presented is based on documented evidence. A refutation of acharya s defence of zeitgeist debunking. The most mangled story ever told the first part of the movie, called the greatest story ever told is about religion. This criticism is mainstream indeed, zeitgeist is not alone in attributing morgan part of the blame. Mar 09, 2010 ive even had people who innocently bought into it write me and quote zeitgeist as an authority, suggesting i do some episode promoting one of its claims. Zeitgeist is a series of three documentary films released between 2007 and 2011 that present a. Author somebody named peter joseph, apparently, but. Zeitgeist the movie is actually two movies or documentaries. The philosophy behind the zeitgeist movement comes from the writings of h.
Zeitgeist, the movie, debunked part 2 florins blog. The greatest story ever told presents historical data relating to the astronomi. Moving forward passes 21,000,000 views via single you tube post. The zeitgeist movie has been circulating on the internet since 2007. Zeitgeist, the movie, debunked part 1 submitted by florin on tue, 20090519 15. Zeitgeist the movie part one makes some pretty bold but unfounded claims regarding the deity of jesus christ. He was also the falcon god whose name means the faroff one. Mar 05, 2012 zeitgeist the movie part 1 religion part 1 out of 3 swesub. Dec 22, 2008 most probably, if you are familiar with the christmyth hypothesis then you probably have heard of antichristian author acharya s whose real name is dorthy m. But they present the circle or disk of the zodiac, the 12 constellations intersected by the sun in its yearly trajectory on the sky a pretty important concept in astrology and somehow. The term debunked has become a mantra of sorts by the antiztm crowd. Zeitgeist, and the 911 conspiracy movie loose change, are largely what motivated me to produce here be dragons, my free 40minute video giving a general introduction to applied critical. Actually, as per my experience over the past 6 years, most within the zeitgeist movement tzm do not subscribe or agree with this film in general, although mixed reactions are most common.
Apr 11, 2008 zeitgeist the movie is actually two movies or documentaries. What the movie fails to mention is that, also, morgan is seen as one of the people who averted the crisis and worked to fix a very messy situation. I dont really get all the hate against zeitgeist in here, but ill give you my view. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked part one zeitgeist exposed skeptic project. Tzm was created originally to support jacque frescos venus project tvp. Later on, hegel borrowed the word and after him everybody followed suit. Zeitgeist is an amateurishlyproduced madefor the internet conspiracymongering film. Most of us, of course, prefer our conspiracies to be. It is disgusting to think the makers would try to sell it as a truth movie considering that it has dozens over 50 easily provable factual errors. The movie is the first film which is directed and produced by peter joseph in 2007. It contains the fairly standard unified conspiracy theory stuff, put together in an ultimately disjointed way and set to music composed by the director.
I had no intention to write about zeitgeist at all. Peter joseph creator of zeitgeist believes that im. Is jesus a copy of other gods, mythologies, and legends. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked part two skeptic project. Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure, reliable video platform. Is the movie zeitgeists explanation about the origin of. I am not going to deny some misstatements of history and science in some of the conclusions drawn in the first movie but they were in large part acknowledged by peter joseph in later interviews. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked part one skeptic project. Davin odwyer who doesnt love a good conspiracy theory. Jun 01, 2007 no one should have any illusions abut what the war on terrorism or our federal banking system. Zeitgeist is a series of three documentary films released between 2007 and 2011 that present a number of conspiracy theories, as well as proposals for broad. Zeitgeist, a freely downloadable documentary movie.
Skeptic project is a web site dedicated to investigating the internets most common conspiracy theories, hoaxes, and so on. The financial and social implications of zeitgeist are considered utopian schemes. Zeitgeist, the movie debunked part two zeitgeist exposed skeptic project. The latest internet movie to tread this ground is the portentously titled. The movie is a treatment on mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. Did christianity copy its beliefs from other world religions. In that, many interpreted the first section of zeitgeist. Zeitgeist was created as a nonprofit filmiac expression to inspire people to start looking at the world from a more critical perspective and to. The first part of the movie, called the greatest story ever told is about religion. Blavatsky who declared that lucifer satan is the god of. Part i, entitled the greatest story ever told evaluates christian beliefs and asserts that it was all taken from preexisting myths, primarily egyptian mythology. Essentially the video covers three areas of interest.740 1099 1513 751 176 1126 621 620 232 1249 1211 1505 33 838 1547 1313 940 108 816 660 536 90 1289 1187 1368 1121 1244 597 570 990 1087 340 1530 759 279 1196 1077 1388 1147 336 1356 1 832 367