Zeitgeist

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Zeitgeist Zeitgeist the movie is directed by Peter Joseph. This film focuses on the a number of conspiracy theory based ideas focusing in discrediting religion. The first part of Zeitgeist asserts that every early civilization worhsipped the sun and considered it to be both the creator and savior of mankind. The film also tries to compare Jesus to the Egyptian deity Horus. God of the Sun acording to the film, and God of the Sky according to the scholars. But nevermind their meddling. Joseph goes about his comparison by taking the story of Jesus' life (born on December 25, had 12 followers, was crucified, etc.) and inserting the word "Horus" in place of "Jesus". Indeed there are many coincidences between the Egyptian Sun God and Jesus Christ. Horus was born on December 25th to the virgis Isis, He was adorned by three “kings” who followed an eastern star, He was deemed a prodigy at 12 and was baptized at the Age of 30 , He also traveled with 12 disciples and traveled around performing miracles , His alternate names included “Lamb of God”, “The truth, the light” and He was betrayed, crucified, buried from the dead and rose three days later. I think the point Peter Joseph is making here can somewhat be true due to the facts that he had shown. It is actually against religion and shows how religion is based off astrology and how people used the constellations to make up story of Jesus. The coincidences between the history of the sun and Jesus Christ is also very similar so maybe in the near future, religion will weaken if no one can come to disprove these things. The Second of Zeitgeist focuses on the conspiracy of the 9/11 World Trade Center incident. Joseph Robert attempted to let viewers know the truth behind the accident in 9/11. He quoted an unknown source stating that the collapse of World Trade Center is recognized as difficult to explain, in…...

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