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    I saw zietgeist, I can draw like a pro overnight

    I remember watching this documentary out of boredom: Zeitgeist: Addendum

    At first, I sort of agreed with it. It was talking about where money came from, how it's made out of nothing and creates debt. Then it went from me agreeing with it, to being batshit insane. It started talking about abolishing money, and saying U.S. is part of some how giant conspiracy to make slaves out of people for free, and it controls other countries.

    I finished watching the whole thing, but the second half of it sounds like it was made by a moonbat conspiracy nut. Anyway, they have this website where they want to start a project to abolish all money... I gave it a look.

    Oh look... a shop.

    Now this REEKS OF BULLSHIT
    The people who want to get rid of money are charging large amounts for novelty crap. The guy who created the documentary is supposedly an artist, and you can buy his art in the shop I linked.

    Here's the bullshit: Learn to draw overnight, learn the secret of art from him.
    http://www.simpleology.com/courses/drawing/

    I'm 99% sure this is some horseshit scam... but I'm curious as to what's in the video.


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    Hey, hey... hey! Watch it, mister.
    You keep this up and we'll have Charlie Sheen n' Alex Jones in here with bull horns and "inside job" t-shirts. Not to mention a few certain someones will show up blaming everything on the Jews and all the US Presidents combined.

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    Look at this, scroll to the bottom to see the "lessons".

    $97 to learn how to draw memorable cartoon faces.

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    Do you realize everybody living on this planet either has money or they live on the street.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HunterKiller_ View Post
    Do you realize everybody living on this planet either has money or they live on the street.?

    Are you saying it's bad to have money, or people need money?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GhostValkyrie View Post
    Are you saying it's bad to have money, or people need money?
    It's bad to need money :/

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    wow, almost $100 to learn how to draw eyebrows. It really makes the Massive Black videos seem even more of a bargain.

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    Haha, funny thread, yeah, i've seen zeitgeist abbendum months ago, and i share the same opinion ! Bu the drawing videos made me laugh ! It's like a big joke ! Especially after seeing jacque talking about money in his video, 97$ for a cartoon video ( and we dunno the lenght of the vid, maybe 30 minutes ? ) is a big bullshit ! Even the girl in the vshort video, lol her expression was funny, she was like " damn, what i am doing here ? why am i lying ? maybe i should smile ? * Anyway, it was really funny

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zapp! View Post
    wow, almost $100 to learn how to draw eyebrows. It really makes the Massive Black videos seem even more of a bargain.

    Lol

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    The saddest thing is that people get rich of that stuff. People actually buy it. The one thing that puzzles me, though, is why every single one of these scams are valued at $97. $97 seems to be some sort of magic number when it comes to rip-offs.

    http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=sca...ient=firefox-a

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    I think the guy is entertaining. Stop been too sensitive or i'll bubble wrap you!

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    The saddest thing is that people get rich of that stuff. People actually buy it. The one thing that puzzles me, though, is why every single one of these scams are valued at $97. $97 seems to be some sort of magic number when it comes to rip-offs.
    Actually not just scams , but a whole portion of the market sells for figures like 97, 99.9 ,45.

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    Anyone know who the guy is that starts talking at 2 minutes in?

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    No people in history have ever survived...end of quote

    Yes let us all get rid of money! Anyone have change for a goat?

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    Before lessons:

    I saw zietgeist, I can draw like a pro overnight

    After lessons:

    I saw zietgeist, I can draw like a pro overnight

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    The site design just reeks of a scam. Who would actually purchase anything off a site like that?

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    With a name like "Jacques Fresco" it's gotta be legit.

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    It reminds of those pay per click sites or something. Really shitty looking though... Dont know who would actually pay for that haha
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    Considering the cost per credit hour at a university art program, $97 for lessons on drawing basics (perspective and the shape construction thing, etc. are useful, we all had to do it at some point) isn't really a bad deal. But the CA downloads are a way better deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hippl5 View Post
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    is anyone else thinking that first one looks like an about-to-burst penis?
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    Yeah i think I first saw the whole zeitgeist thing on facebook and I joined the group b.c it seemed sane enough. Then i looked down and it had all this 9/11 conspiracy stuff and some really radical anti-government / anarchist bullshit. So I didnt even bother to watch any of the movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carnifex View Post
    is anyone else thinking that first one looks like an about-to-burst penis?
    It looked more like a mushroom to me.

    So yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlightedArt View Post
    It looked more like a mushroom to me.

    So yes.
    I'd say jellyfish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hippl5 View Post
    I'd say jellyfish.
    I thought it looked like a smallish penis, but hey, maybe that's just me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill View Post
    I thought it looked like a smallish penis, but hey, maybe that's just me.
    You're both wrong! It's a Salt Shaker!

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    Not a conspiracy but the natural effect of it. Conspiracy works because it talks to your fears. If it didn't it wouldn't have worked.

    But you never know.. A pyramid with an eye,... Controlling the currency over what everyone is doing. We could have used clams. Money was once a small affair but it's now a huge monster of a system.

    I think money is still the safetyzone, it's what comes after money that's going to rob soles. In other words we might as well be dead, what's the point of not having free will and a sense of sanctity. The fruit of human life is experience in the caos, what did you do, what choices did you make etc, if they kill that caos the eagle won't like the taste of ya. When humans cross that line and think that they can machinate humans from birth it would violate our existance. God said behave and get along, not give your ass over to a computer.

    I think that's why jesus took his deciple's through a corn field and just went ahead and picked corn to eat. The farmer would have shot them but I think he was leaving the parrable behind that when the going get's too tough, everything is god's property.

    People will frown at such a statement but eh, when that time comes you have to think about your options.

    But aparently whoever is going to implant themselves with these ID chip, credit cards cell phone's or whatever it is are going to get some brain radiation that's going to hurt like hell. It can only be a monatary system that they are going to enforce, I mean what else can it be when "You can't buy or sell without it". It's most probably how it's gonna come together, the fight against anonymity, fraud, invisibillity etc.. It's all good and it looks proper but it's the natural flow of the money evolution, it's the better idea to behave and not commit fraud etc.. than having a machine manage it for you. The sad part is that's how humans are, they don't manage so something comes along and manages for them. They don't appoint a better king, or the kings don't behave so they get rid of kings and manage it in another way.

    Who ever said evolution is done. We are still evolving, there's no need to start doing all kinds of funny stuff with humans. The devine plan's has it's own desighns and it's only a matter of time before humans are going to trip over it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zaorr View Post
    We are still evolving, there's no need to start doing all kinds of funny stuff with humans.
    So are we off the dick jokes then?

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    speaking of penises, what ever happend to the i drew a penis thread ? that was legendary
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elam View Post
    Anyone know who the guy is that starts talking at 2 minutes in?

    i think bennett ? http://www.gurdjieff.org/bennett.htm cant be shure but it sounds like him and sounds like gurdjieff lecture
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    Quote Originally Posted by liam.c View Post
    i think bennett ? http://www.gurdjieff.org/bennett.htm cant be shure but it sounds like him and sounds like gurdjieff lecture
    I googled the text of his speech in the movie. It's Jiddu Krishnamurti.

    The only reason I asked is because he has a very interesting, drawable face.

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