To have Control Over Resources & Social Systems to gain Power we created PROFIT.
“No man can profit except by the loss of others and by thisreasoning all manner of profit must be condemned.”Quote by --Michel Dey Montaigne15th century French Philosopher & Essayist
When Profit comes through an exchange of a resourcewhile one party befitting out of others loss.1. If the number of people fall in debt increases,IT IS PROFITABLE FOR BANKS.2. If the number of patients increases,IT IS PROFITABLE FOR MEDICAL COMPANIES ANDDOCTORS.4. If there are competing students,ITS PROFITABLE FOR A TUTOR.5. If hundreds of people die every day,THE COFFIN MAKERS WILL BE HAPPY.
Our economic system is based on Competition for Survival.
Goods such as foods are sometimes destroyedto keep prices up; when things are scarce pricesincrease.
There is tremendous corruption, greed, crime,embezzlement, and more caused by the need for money. Profit motive and its disadvantages
MONEYCreates DisparityCentralizes PowerBrings Social VicesPerpetuates SlaveryFeeds ManipulationFeeds ConsumerismControls Resources95% Crimes are moneyor property related
Exposing The Monetary Systemand Looking at PossibleSolutionsMOVIESThe Zeitgeist AddendumThe Zeitgeist Moving ForwardParadise or Oblivion
PROFIT MOTIVE MAKES OURFood AdulteratedHealth RiskedArt and Entertainment DegradedLearning CommercializedWork StressfulAnd Relationships Conditional
DISPARITY“Food, Shelter, Education, Health care are ouressential elements of survival and thus they shouldbe our fundamental rights and thus should beavailable to each individual without any disparityand profit motive However, it is not so today…….”
Today TZM is functional in many countries including Indiaand the movement is spreading the messageof Resource Based Economy, Sustainable way of living.
How can we do the transition from here to Resource Based Economy?
Spreading AwarenessToday, The Zeitgeist Movement which is anexplicitly non-violent, global sustainabilityadvocacy group is currently working in over 1000Regional Chapters across 70 countries spreadingawareness on these issues. You can join them.In the view of The Movement, the society today hasbecome increasingly detached from the physicalworld, with techniques of production, distributionand social ordering that have little to norelationship to the environment, or the currentstate of scientific knowledge with respect to publichealth and sustainability.
•Cyclical Consumption•Infinite Growth•The Value of Scarcity•Problems/Inefficiency = Profit.•Cost Efficiency & IrresponsibleObsolescence•Waste & Oppression of the HumanResource
What solutions does The Zeitgeist Movement propose?
•No Money or Market System•Automation of Labor•-Technological Unification ofEarth via "Systems" Approach.•Access over Property.•Self-Contained/Localized City andProduction Systems.•Science as the Methodology forGovernance
Practical Actions - 1•Group up/Team up•Become producers and become less dependent on monetarymarkets•Start Cooperative ventures without hierarchical models•Cooperative Resource Sharing through building communityresource library•Support ecological sustainability with low carbon foot prints•Build strong security model inside the group or communityrather being dependent on financial security model
Practical Actions - 2•Build a like minded people’s community/action group•Build and intentional community for living together with likeminded life style•Escape education system encouraging slavery of marketsystems•Build in-house learning center for open learning•Consume Consciously•Non-cooperation to pesticides, GMO, branded products/bigcorporations; buy local
Suggested links:http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.comVisit www.thevenusproject.com to understand the concept ofResource Based Economy and Automated City Planning with approach ofecological sustainabilityJoin the movement in India through www.tzmindia.comFace Book Presencehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/tzm.india/Join Google email group: firstname.lastname@example.org
ByRashminder Kaur Bhamra & Sushant Roy Thank You!