Category Archives: The Venus Project

Economic Calculation in a Resource Based Economy – A Defence


INTRODUCTION AND DISCLAIMER [1] The ideas of Ludwig von Mises, an economist of the Austrian School, have been resurrected by critics of a RBE in an attempt to show that a moneyless economy is impossible. Despite numerous attempts to disprove the criticism, the spectre of von Mises still hangs over the social movements that support a RBE. But my defence […]

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Some New Videos On The Zeitgeist Movement, The Venus Project and From Peter Joseph On Democracy


The Venus Project, The Zeitgeist Movement and a Resource Based Economy is constantly gaining more and more momentum, resulting in a constant flow of new creations of cultural expressions like these videos. The two guys from the London based website and YouTube channel ‘London Real’ contacted me (or rather, their ‘Public Relations Coordinator’ did) with a new video interview they had […]

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A Conversation About The Venus Project with Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows


In this interview, Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows of The Venus Project answers some inquisitive questions about everything from design to decision making, with the interviewer playing ‘devils advocate’. The interview aims to get answers to questions not answered before by The Venus Project. All images and designs in the video is attributed to The Venus Project and Jacque Fresco. “The Venus […]

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The Best Resource Based Gift Economy Transition Presentation I’ve Ever Seen


How can the transition happen, what would a possible transition look like, and is the transition we are talking about even unique in Earth’s history? And what can we do today? Sebastian Chedal presents the connection between current world changes and past evolutionary patterns. We look at evolutionary cycles, energy curves, growing cycles of innovation and adaptation. Concepts from Spiral […]

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The Venus Project and The Zeitgeist Movement splitting up


The Venus Project and The Zeitgeist Movement is ‘splitting up’. Personally, I think this is a good thing. Ever since I heard about The Venus Project (TVP), The Zeitgeist Movement (TZM) and a Resource Based Economy (RBE), I thought that TZM should not be “the activist arm” of TVP. Rather, TZM  should be “the activist arm” of a Resource Based Economy. […]

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The Resource Based GIFT Economy


Resource based economy A resource based economy is a system based on the assessment of available resources and the development and distribution of those resources. A ‘resource’ can be a natural resource, like wind, oil, sun, water, plants and minerals. It can also be a human resource in the form of human ingenuity, human labour and human compassion. Lastly, it can be a technological resource […]

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The Venus Project – Stockholm Lecture July 2010


I was so fortunate as to meet Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows in Stockholm and was able to film their lecture. So, here is the recording of their lecture in Stockholm July 24. 2010. In this lecture they explain The Venus Project and a resource based economy. Total time: About 2 hours. First hour is lecture. Second hour is Q & A. […]

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Zeitgeist – Moving Forward review


Peter Joseph’s latest documentary is setting world record in simultaneous worldwide screenings on the same day. 15th of January 2011 the film was showed in over 60 countries on over 300 locations, something that has not happened with any other documentary to date, as I am told. This has been a highly awaited film, in other words. Two days ago, […]

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Jacque Fresco and Peter Joseph on TED


As a response to TED’s FaceBook discussion ‘who would YOU like to see on TED?‘ I replied with the following: “At least ONE person has already mentioned Jacque Fresco, the founder of The Venus Project. Not that I should speak about him, but HE should speak on TED. If not him, then Peter Joseph, the founder of the Zeitgeist Movement. […]

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