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Paradise or Oblivion

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The Venus Project presents A Roxanne Meadows Production Written by Jacque Fresco The entire money-structured and materialistic-oriented society is a false society. Our society will go down in history as the lowest development in man. We have the brains, the know-how, the technology and the feasibility to build an entirely new civilization. Paradise or Oblivion (Jacque Fresco) It was living through the 1929 Great Depression that helped shape my social conscience. During this time, I realized the Earth was still the same place: manufacturing plants were still intact and resources were still there but people didn't have the money to buy the products. I felt that the rules of the game we play by were obsolete and insufficient. Misery, suffering and war provided the incentive for my life's work. I was also motivated by the seeming incompetence of governments the academic world, and the lack of solutions offered by scientists. I realized that instead of working with individuals a more effective method would be to redesign the culture. This began a lifelong quest to finding solutions to the many problems that we have today. (Narrator) This presentation is a feasible plan for social change that works toward a peaceful and sustainable global civilization where human beings, technology and nature coexist. It outlines an alternative to strive for where human rights are not only paper proclamations but a way of life. It is called The Venus Project. Its founder, Jacque Fresco calls for a straightforward redesign of the culture in which war poverty, hunger, debt and unnecessary human suffering are viewed not only as avoidable but totally unacceptable. It is becoming increasingly obvious that anything less will simply result in a continuation of the same problems we face today. Merely complaining without proposing an alternative offers nothing. The Venus Project's research center constructed by Fresco and Roxanne Meadows is located in Venus, Florida. It addresses many of the root causes of our difficulties. But what are the real origins of our problems? Failed Systems At present, we are left with very few alternatives since we are on a collision course of our own making. Answers from yesterday are no longer relevant. Considering the damage already done to the environment we are rapidly approaching a point of no return where nature will dictate the course. Either we continue as we have with outmoded social customs and habits of thought thereby threatening our future or we apply a more appropriate set of values relevant to a sustainable society with more opportunity and freedoms. Americans have been conditioned in their kind of society to get a different kind of car next year to buy a new television set, or a tape recorder. We are radical as hell but our political and social institutions have not changed and this is where we are stagnating: because we always equate any new idea with communism or regimentation because we have been brought up to fear that which is new. (Narrator) None of the world's economic systems: socialism, communism, fascism or the free enterprise system have eliminated the problems of elitism, nationalism, racism and most of all, scarcity. These are all based primarily on economic disparity. When money is used to regulate and distribute resources for profit and people and nations are out for themselves they will seek advantage at any cost. They do this by maintaining a competitive edge or through military intervention. War represents the supreme failure of nations to resolve their differences. From a strictly pragmatic standpoint it is the most inefficient waste of lives and resources ever conceived. Most wars are for the control of resources and maintaining your position of differential advantage. They're not based on the 'dignity of man'; they're not based on elevating human beings. It might elevate the human beings in the country that's the victor. It might do that. But as far as the rest of the world goes the price is enormous. (Narrator) This crude and violent attempt to resolve international differences takes on even more ominous overtones with the advent of computerized nuclear delivery systems and deadly biological and chemical weapons. Over 100,000 companies feed at the Pentagon trough. But the big money goes to a handful of huge corporations. Yet it is a windfall, money-making opportunity for those who profit by the military-industrial complex. If the profit were taken out of wars do you really believe we would have them? (Jacque Fresco) If they draft you into the army to serve this country (you put up your life for this country) they should draft all the war industries: every cannon maker, machine gun maker automobiles, jeeps, warships all drafted, so they're on the same basis of pay as the army. Then it's real. But if you make millions selling warships and machine guns to the army, then it's corrupt. I would (if I had my way), if we had millions of men in the army I'd send them to school to become problem solvers how to get along with other nations. That's what we have to do, not kill. Soldiers are just killing machines; they're trained to kill. I would train them to be able to go to Mexico and bridge the difference and go to the Arab world and see if they can bridge the difference. So bring them all together, all the nations. (Narrator) War is not the only form of violence imposed upon people; there is also hunger, poverty homelessness and unemployment. The acceptance of these conditions as expressive of 'human nature' is a myth used to keep things as they are. The Influence of Environment Genetics has nothing to do with greed, business, race prejudice. All of the operant systems in any society are part of your education the books you read, the role models you follow and the people you admire. The genes have nothing to do... except with the color of your eyes, the shape of your nose perhaps inherited features. The genes do not control values. Even if you're born with a much better brain than another person meaning better receptors, the quality of the tissue is better I would say that if you have a better brain and you live in a fascist country you become a fascist faster. The brain has no mechanism of discrimination. The brain can't tell you what is relevant or less relevant except experience. (Narrator) We are not born with greed, envy, hatred, or bigotry. Our behavior and values are reflective of the culture we are exposed to. If you were raised by the headhunters of the Amazon you'd be a headhunter. If I said to you "Doesn't it bother you to have 5 shrunken heads?" you'd say "Yes, my brother has 20." Is he nuts? No, that's normal to his culture. Social and environmental problems will remain insurmountable as long as few nations control most of the Earth's resources and the bottom line is profit over the well-being of people. Putting profit first results in unnecessary suffering and aberrant behavior prevalent today. Many people feel that we need the rule of law to eliminate our problems. We have many laws, thousands upon thousands of them but they are constantly being broken. Paper proclamations and treaties do not alter the facts of scarcity deprivation, and insecurity. You can predict the shape of the future and the values if you know the trends of events in the ocean pollution, the scarcity of arable land... If you watch that degrading system grow I can predict the riots and killing and assassination. Human behavior is really generated by the surrounding environment. If there's a scarcity, say of water, it is prized and its price is high. Let's discuss scarcity as a system. Suppose it rained gold for about 3 days, gold dust. People would go out and shovel it in, fill their cellars the attic, every drawer in the house. They'd throw out their clothing. If the rain kept up for a year so that gold was all over the place people would sweep it out of the house, take their rings off, throw them away and so human behavior undergoes change to that condition. There's only a policeman in front of something that people have need for and don't have access to, so you put a guard there. But if lemon trees, orange trees and apple trees grew all over the place, you couldn't sell it. If you landed on an island that was so abundant with resources you had 10 people, there were a thousand fish for every person if you wanted it, there were 10 times the amount of breadfruit and bananas money would not come into existence. Private property would not come into existence. If the island was big enough: there were 10 people, there were 8000 acres no one would give a damn about staking out this particular area. There are patterns of behavior that promote survival. There are social conditions that change our values and outlook. No one can write a constitution of required behavior without consulting the environment. So, we'd better take care of the environment we'd better take care of one another and we'd better educate people to the highest possible levels of our ability in order to have a society. Even a peace treaty cannot prevent another war if the underlying causes are not dealt with. Maybe what are needed are ethical people in government who will work toward everyone's well-being. But even if the most ethical people were elected to high positions and we ran out of resources, there would still be lying cheating, stealing and corruption. It's not ethical people that are needed but rather a way of intelligently managing the Earth's resources for everyone's well-being. Social Inadequacies Let's examine our social arrangements further. To maintain our economy, products must continuously be sold. To assure this, they are deliberately designed to wear out and break down. Maybe you've noticed this usually happens right after the warranty expires. This corrupt practice is referred to as 'planned obsolescence' which is the conscious withdrawal of efficiency. Innovators go through the finest schools and then are required to design things that wear out and break down right on schedule. This results in a tremendous waste of resources and energy. We are plundering the planet for profits. If you think about it, it isn't a job people want but access to what their paycheck will bring. Money does not represent anything real and there's no gold, silver or resource to back it up. You can't eat money or build a house of it. It is not even related to our real capacity to produce goods and services on this planet. The monetary system has been handed down from centuries ago and we continue to use it without questions. "Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes its laws." Mayer Rothschild This system will keep on installing more and more automation cutting down on the purchasing power of the majority of people. There will come a time (it's called the Gaussian curve) where employment is that, production is this and purchasing power is that. The system stops. Banks fail and nothing works anymore. We're moving in that direction very rapidly. - We have finally gotten to a place in 2011 where it's becoming obvious that the machine has beaten the man. - We are incredibly productive with far fewer people. - We are more productive as an economy than ever before. - An iPad app can do more than four people. - It's just that there are fewer jobs. The jobs that do exist now can have lower wages because of obvious reasons: a lot of people are looking for a small number of jobs. The wages go down, that has huge impacts on the middle class and ripples out from there. We're moving towards social collapse. I think this is going to happen all over the world, not just here. It doesn't require the overthrow of the government. It just requires that you let it alone; it will overthrow itself. If you control the media, you can calm people down. But if the majority keeps getting laid off, they don't have purchasing power the system collapses. It doesn't work anymore; they invade. It's already happening, this country is already insoluble. They're going to have difficulty with national security paying pension people. They've spent far beyond what they already have. All they can do now is create debt, borrow more and more money from banks. We also want to show you a rather grim sign of our times it's not far from here in Midtown Manhattan. The national debt has grown too large for the National Debt Clock. It went up back in 1989 when the nation's debt was less than 3 trillion dollars. The debt has been piling up so fast lately they had to drop the dollar sign to make room for an extra digit as the number turned over to more than ten trillion dollars now and counting every second. A whole new clock with two extra spaces will go up next year. The federal government is not allowed to print money. It's not allowed to lend money or get in the banking business. That is a privilege for bankers only. So what the government has to do if they want to build an air force say of 2000 planes a month they have to borrow money from a private lending institution sign the dotted line, and if the war is lost or failed the burden falls on the public to pay off that debt. "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over government by controlling money and its issuance." James Madison (Narrator) We find ourselves and our social constructs in a transitional state, a matter of social evolution. If we want to make it through these turbulent times we must be able to adapt to change. All things change, including our social systems. Albert Einstein stated "We cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." Earth is still abundant with resources. Our practice of rationing resources through monetary control is no longer relevant and is actually counterproductive to our very survival. Today we have highly advanced technologies but our social and economic system has not kept up with our technological capabilities which could otherwise easily create a world of abundance for all free of servitude and debt. How can this be possible? There is not enough money to feed or house all people on this planet let alone accomplish these more ambitious ends. But Earth has more than enough resources to meet the needs of all people but only if managed intelligently. A Social Alternative (Narrator) Jacque Fresco envisions a solution that he calls a Resource-Based Economy. It is a socio-economic system in which all goods and services are available to everyone without the use of money barter, credit, debt or servitude of any kind. It is unlike any social system that has gone before. Fresco arrived at this direction through 75 years of study and experimental research. A Resource-Based Economy operates on the basis of available resources and makes those resources available to every human being on earth free of charge, without a price tag. We have today more than enough resources to build a far more advanced society. I'm not talking about limited handouts so that people just get by. I'm talking about a very advanced civilization. We have the resources, we have the technology, all we have to do is apply it. (Roxanne Meadows) One of the main aspects of The Venus Project is to eliminate scarcity; this is where the technology comes into play. Because if we set up a Resource-Based Economy and some things are scarce, it won't work. If you set up a Resource-Based Economy in a society that has no resources, it won't work. Today with our technology we can make things available we can eliminate scarcity, we can create an abundance. As long as we can create that abundance, that will eliminate greed selfishness and a lot of crime and a lot of aberrant behavior. (Narrator) A social system can be designed so that all can live fully and constructively if the powers of science and technology are directed toward human and environmental concern and overcoming the artificial scarcities of our debt-based monetary systems. All people, regardless of political philosophy, social customs or religious differences ultimately depend upon the same resources: clean air and water arable land medical care and a relevant education. I think if you pledge allegiance to the Earth and everyone on it that'd be the way to go for the future. The human species is a single family and the world is home to everyone. Neither nations nor people can co-exist separately any longer. No more separate nations, so that anyone can go anywhere. Before the states joined together, they used to stake out their territory. They used to fight, they had militias. They would fight: "This is our territory!" "Oh no you're intruding!" When all the states joined together, the government worked out the lines of the states and they agreed. That was the end of territorial disputes. If you want the end of war, you must declare the Earth common heritage. We must declare Earth's resources common heritage for all the world's people. This has nothing to do with those who want to form an elite world order with themselves and large corporations in control and the rest of the world subservient to them. On the contrary, a global Resource-Based Economy enables all people to reach their highest potential where they can thrive and grow in a society that works in their behalf a society that protects and preserves the environment as well. One that understands that we are part of nature, not separate from it. Incentive (Narrator) Some question what would happen to incentive if needs were met without our having to work to attain them. The question assumes humans have no desires beyond basic needs. If that were true, there would be no inventors writers or teachers. People work with passion on the things that interest and challenge them. Let's enable all people to have the opportunity to partake in the greatest challenge one can have: improving our world for everyone. Individuality will be emphasized rather than uniformity. This social arrangement will generate a new incentive system that values the protection of the environment and social concern rather than the shallow self-centered goals of wealth, property and power. It does not call for uniformity. It absolutely calls for diversity: the more diverse people are, the more individuality. So we emphasize individuality, creativity and innovativeness. This is the essence of the design. It is not a group of scientists telling people what to do how to live, where to go, what to follow. Motivation and incentive exist when people have meaningful tasks. True growth and development occur when people are involved in creative challenging and constructive endeavors. However, motivation and incentive die in the daily grind of boring and repetitive jobs required to earn a paycheck. If you hand out things to people if you fed them, clothed them and housed them for free they're not going to work in the morning because they don't need it. They've got their housing, clothing, motion pictures and entertainment. Why go to work? Work is painful, it's monotonous, it's boring. In the future, if people have access to all their needs but they don't have any challenges, this is where it goes to pot. So people constantly [will be] challenged by new things. In our schools we challenge them with many things that are not solved and there are many unresolved problems. If you are well fed and well clothed, that doesn't stop your brain from working. That would mean that every millionaire does nothing, it's turned off because you've got all the means. That's not true. There are many millionaires that work 18 hours a day and don't have enough time. It has to do with your background and your education. The more you know about oceanography, astronomy, etc. the more interested, the more alive you are. If you're just given food, clothing and shelter, now you can go to work. You don't have to worry about making a living and your incentive would be boosted considerably. I call that a new and innovative incentive system. Not monetary oriented, it's problem-solving oriented. You get your kicks out of seeing the world become a better place. The Intelligent Management of the Earth's Resources How can we use our technology wisely so that there is more than enough for everyone? To achieve this, it's mandatory that the planning for it be based on the carrying capacity of the planet's resources. Our entire infrastructure must be redesigned and operated as coherent, integrated, total systems. This means we must consider our entire global community as one unit that includes everyone and plan accordingly. Only in this way can we use our technology to overcome resource shortages provide universal abundance and protect the environment. Therefore, a global survey is first needed to assess exactly what we have. This would inventory our physical resources, personnel production centers and the needs of people. This enables us to determine the amount of goods and services needed. For instance, where is the arable land to grow crops? How many people are in various locations and what is the state of their health? This would determine where hospitals are built and how many. If you try to do that today (ask for a global resource survey of all nations), they'd wonder "What are you trying to do that for? To find if we've got enough resources to fight you in armaments and other things?" They would be skeptical, hesitant to give that information so I would say it wouldn't work in today's culture. But after the ideas are put forth and the reason for it and the advantages gained by all the nations... It would have to be specific advantages that they can understand in their terms. If they agree, then the survey would be conducted. It's not my opinion or the opinion of anyone else that would be used. It's the size of the population, the availability of resources the carrying capacity of the Earth, that determines what is done and how fast things move. Today it's done on a totally different basis but in the future it will all be based on a form of dynamic equilibrium. That means operating everything at the highest potential without environmental neglect. (Narrator) The key to achieving abundance and a high standard of living for all is to automate as much as possible in the shortest period of time. But during the transition, we have to bring together the technological capabilities of people working with computers working with technology building and designing methods of delivering these resources and the necessary industrial plants to process the resources. (Narrator) Our problems and their solutions are technical, not political. Most problems can be solved when technology and the methods of science are used to serve all people, not just a select few. What is it that you want? You have to ask yourself. I want to live in a world where I don't have to fear that my children will go into another war where there will be deprivation, problems or disease. "Do you know how to build that kind of world?" "No I don't." How do you go about building? You call upon the various divisions of science bring them together and say "These are the problems we'd like to solve." A scientific government doesn't mean that scientists rule or control people. It means they have better means for building transportation systems better means for cleaning the air, they have the best means for restoring the oceans that we know of to this day. (Narrator) Computers can serve the needs of everyone when cybernation is ultimately integrated into all aspects of this new and dynamic culture. One can think of this as an electronic nervous system extending into all areas of the social complex. Their function would be to coordinate a balance between production and distribution assuring there are no shortages or overruns. (Roxanne Meadows) In this highly technical society decisions are based on direct environmental human and industrial feedback. You can think of this as electrical sensors throughout the entire environment from cities, factories, warehouses distribution centers, transportation networks all over the globe gathering data for more appropriate decisions. The decisions are based on the needs of society rather than corporate or private interests. (Narrator) It is not automated technology or machines we should be wary of but the abuse and misuse of technology by selfish interests. Remember, it is people who decide what ends the machines will serve. If technology does not liberate all people for the pursuit of higher aspirations in human achievement then all its technological potential will be meaningless. You always do a positive and negative study before you engage in the actual reconstruction of an environment. Designing the Future (Narrator) It's all just talk unless there is a technical plan to organize and use resources to accomplish abundance. What follows are some of the many approaches The Venus Project provides for the entire social spectrum. Today, more than half our population lives in cities that are polluted dangerous and waste energy. What we have to do is design a city as a living system as an organism, as a university that all the cities of the future will be university cities that grow, that continue to exchange ideas. The city will have a built-in transportation system so there are no accidents and no unthought out areas of technology. Medicine, botany, agriculture, the total system: one planning system. (Narrator) It is actually better to build newer cities from the ground up than to restore and maintain old ones. Fresco uses a systems approach to designing new cities. They're desirable and pleasant places to live. The notion that intelligent overall planning implies mass uniformity is absurd. Cities would be uniform only to the degree that they would require far less materials, save time and energy and be flexible enough to allow for innovative changes while preserving the local ecology. If we design our cities to meet human needs you don't have most of the problems that are prevalent today. In the central dome you have childcare schools, dental care, medical care. In the production and design of the cities we work out 1/8th of the city system and then we reproduce it instead of having architects design each building and each structure which is a tremendous waste of energy and talent. (Narrator) When working on solving the housing problem for all the world's people construction techniques would be vastly different from those employed today. Extruded and self-erecting structures could revolutionize and speed up construction processes. These lightweight, durable apartments could be produced as continuous extrusions and then separated and positioned in place by the mega machines. The outer shells of these efficient structures serve as photovoltaic generators and heat concentrators. You don't own anything in this society. Really people don't want money; they want access to things when they want it. People in a society of abundance, having access to things will really no longer begin to store and accumulate things. We recycle it, update it and make it better. Take the same materials of an old car; [they] weigh just as much as a new car, so there are no old cars. Old cars mean danger. If you drive a very expensive car and somebody else drives a beat-up old car if their brakes fail, you may die. We don't want any old cars on the highway; we don't want anything that breaks down. We don't want anything that takes looking after. (Narrator) In a Resource-Based Economy people may access whatever products they need without the burden of having to purchase, maintain or insure their possessions. In this way, there is much more to go around for everyone and products are always available when needed. Anything people may need is available in these outside access domes: sculpturing materials, musical instruments, somewhat like the public library. They can go down and access a camera, a bicycle or a wristwatch. Anything they need is available without a price tag. That would mean we must achieve a level of production that's so high that scarcity no longer exists. That will prevent almost all crime. There is no way of segmenting or making this system just or equitable. We have to make a system that assures human rights. When everybody has free access to goods and services you don't have to fight for women's rights, or black rights. It's an automatic in a society that is set up that way. You don't have to make laws [like] 'Don't steal'; it would bypass that behavior. Surrounding the central dome, you have the research centers centers that do work that's relevant to the sustainability of the entire community. As we move away from the research centers we come to the recreational area which has tennis courts and all of the games that people require. As we move away from that we come to the residential district; there are streams, waterfalls, lakes throughout the area. (Narrator) We could provide a wide range of unique homes and apartments that can be relatively maintenance free, fireproof and virtually impervious to adverse weather conditions. As we move to the next sector, we come to apartments. The reason some people want to live in apartments is because you have drama groups, you have gymnasiums medical care, dental care; everything is built-in to the central towers. I feel that in the future, people will move away from individual houses and live in larger complexes. As we move outward we come to the indoor agriculture or hydroponic farms. Then there is also outdoor agriculture. (Narrator) The city would use the best of clean technology in harmony with nature, such as wind, solar, geothermal heat concentrators, piezoelectric, wave, temperature differentials ocean thermal vents and much more. A major development for generating energy in the future could be the construction of a land bridge or tunnel across the Bering Strait. These underwater structures convert a portion of the ocean currents through turbines to generate clean sources of power. By using these sources of energy we could power the earth on clean energy and enable all people to enjoy a very high standard of living for thousands of years to come. There is no need for the use of polluting hydrocarbons any longer. Pollution will be a thing of the past. All transportation will be integrated into a worldwide transportation system. Transportation within cities will be by transveyors. City-to-city travel will be by monorail. Maglev trains are utilized for long distance travel. To enhance efficiency, this high-speed maglev train is equipped with removable sections which can be disengaged while the train is in motion. Aircraft will display a wide range of configurations. These VTOL aircraft (or Vertical Takeoff and Landing) are used to transport passengers and freight. The priority is safety rather than saving money or dealing with the lowest bidder. This modular freighter consists of detachable sections that can be rapidly loaded or unloaded. The number of sections varies depending on the amount of freight to be delivered. When all the sections are connected they can be propelled as a single unit. Ships can be floating manufacturing plants that produce products while en route to their destinations. They can also serve as education centers where children and adults travel worldwide obtaining innovative education

not through vicarious study, but through experiencing and interacting with the 'real-world' environment. A national transportation system would include a network of waterways, canals and irrigation systems. They could serve to minimize the threat of floods and droughts while allowing for the migration of fish, provide natural firebreaks emergency water sources, fish farms and recreation areas. (Roxanne Meadows) When we unleash science and technology directly into the social system without the restrictions of the market place, finances or patents we could achieve a very high standard of living within a very short period of time. This society would continuously improve changing rapidly through new technologies, inventions and ideas. It would be an emergent society rather than an established one like we have today. (Narrator) Imagine living in an extraordinary oceanic city helping to restore the ocean environment while eliminating land-based population pressures. These cities in the sea may serve as universities and research centers where students study marine sciences. They could be used for ocean farming, mariculture and mining while maintaining a dynamic balance in the oceanographic environment. Self-sufficient cities in the sea vary in design depending on their location and function. This undersea observation station permits people to view marine life in its natural habitat. These mariculture and sea-farming systems cultivate and raise fish along with other forms of marine life to help meet the nutritional needs of the world's people. These structures would permit the free flow of water throughout. Using technology in this way would make it possible for a global society to achieve social advancement and worldwide reconstruction in the shortest time possible. Utopia, if it's ever established, will die, will stagnate whereas what I'm talking about is an evolving culture or an emergent culture. I have no notions of a perfect society. I don't know what that means. I know we can do much better than what we've got. I'm no Utopian. I'm not a... a humanist that would like to see everybody living in warmth and harmony. [But] I know that if we don't live that way we'll kill each other and destroy the Earth. (Narrator) This new lifestyle, while providing leisure and recreation would also enhance knowledge and creativity for everyone. The measure of success would be the fulfillment of one's personal interests rather than the acquisition of wealth and self-centered goals. A Resource-Based Economy would not only change our environment to make it clean, efficient and enjoyable but it would introduce a new value system appropriate to the direction and aims of the new innovative approach. With education and resources made available there would be no limit to the human potential. Everyone will have the freedom to pursue whatever constructive field of endeavor he or she chooses without the economic limitations that we face today. We are now at a time when decisions must be made if we wish to evolve from our present culture of scarcity waste and environmental destruction to a sustainable society of ecological concern and abundance. A nation without a vision of what the future can be is bound to repeat past errors over and over again. We say dishonestly that man is the highest form of evolution which [is what] you get in schools. Man destroys the oceans, the fish, the atmosphere and one another. Man flies over a city, presses a button and burns everybody in the city with nuclear weapons. Is he the highest creation of nature? Not yet! in my opinion. We've got a long way to go. We could either develop paradise on Earth or oblivion; wipe ourselves out, only the future will tell. It's what you do to make the future. (Narrator) We can create a world where war and want are distant memories. When all of science and technology are used within a global resource-based economy for the protection of the environment and the well-being of all only then will we understand what it means to be truly civilized. Be a part of the growing community of people working toward making the aims of The Venus Project a reality. Join us in our efforts to bring this vision of a positive future to a wider audience through the goal of a major motion picture. All of these things can be built with what we know today. It would take 10 years to change the surface of the Earth to rebuild the world into a second Garden of Eden. The choice lies with you. The stupidity of a nuclear arms race the development of weapons, trying to solve your problems politically by electing this political party or that political party all politics are immersed in corruption. Let me say it again: Communism, Socialism Fascism, the Democrats, the Liberals. There are no Negro problems, Polish problems or Jewish problems or Greek problems or women's problems. They're human problems!

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Duration: 48 minutes and 12 seconds
Year: 2012
Country: United States
Language: English
Producer: The Venus Project
Director: The Venus Project
Views: 4,208
Posted by: ltiofficial on Apr 3, 2012

A short documentary to introduce the aims and proposals of the Venus Project to new people.
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