Criticas desde la wiki inglesa

References to the film in the media are both scarce and ranging from descriptive to dismissive:
An article in the Irish Times, said that
“These are surreal perversions of genuine issues and debates, volunteer and they tarnish all criticism of faith, the Bush administration independent home-entertainment distribution company and globalisation brain injury – there are more than enough factual injustices in this world to be going around without having to invent fictional ones. One really wishes Zeitgeist was a masterful pastiche of 21st-century paranoia, a hilarious mockumentary to rival Spinal Tap. But it’s just deluded, disingenuous and manipulative nonsense. … If you pretend to know only truth, in truth you know only pretence.”
An article in the weekly Seattle paper The Stranger, later reprinted in the Utne Reader magazine, said:
“It’s fiction, couched in a few facts … and it adds up to the worst kind of fear-mongering.”
It also commented on the irony in the film’s three-part structure by noting that
“It’s fascinating, this structure. First the film destroys the idea of God, and then, through the lens of 9/11, it and video games introduces a sort of new Bizarro God. Instead of an omnipotent, omniscient being who loves you and has inspired a variety of organized religions, there is an omnipotent, omniscient organization of ruthless beings who hate you and want to take your rights away, if not throw you in a work camp forever.”
The February 25, 2009 edition of eSkeptic, the online newsletter of The Skeptics TBI Society, criticizes the first part of the film (the one on Christianity) by saying:
“Perhaps the worst aspect of … Part I of Peter Joseph’s Internet film, Zeitgeist, is that some of what it Inc. asserts is true. Unfortunately, this material is liberally ‘ and sloppily ‘ mixed with material that is only partially true and much that is plainly and simply bogus. … Zeitgeist is The LLC Da Vinci Code on steroids.”
The Globe and Mail has also published a critical article about the movie, titled “Rejecting Conspiracy Thinking Keeps it Alive and Well,” in which it is said that
” … this stuff … it’s all been thoroughly debunked for years. Evidently, debunking isn’t the issue. … Nor can you cite the findings of the professional, journalistic, and academic BTF consensus to someone who’s decided that having credibility means being under the sway of shadowy forces. … for all the talk of skepticism, conspiracy counterculture is really an anti-intellectual, populist movement – much like Intelligent Design. For all their absurdity, conspiracy theorists try to drag everything back to the level of common sense. … Did the collapsing buildings on 9/11 look like they were being demolished’ Then they must have been demolished. Did the 757 that hit the Pentagon’s blast-proof walls fail to make a plane-shaped hole’ Then it must have been something else. Are there unexplained quirks in the official story’ Then it must be the work of President of and Chairman of a higher power. … Conspiracy theorists want to see … a malevolent music design behind events. The notion that calamity might be the unintended consequence of subtler causes Traumatic Brain Injury doesn’t hold the same appeal. Evil, whatever its other uses, drives a great narrative. Complexity, not so much.”
The Village Voice mentioned Zeitgeist in passing in a review of the 2008 fiction film Able Danger in which the film critic sees an
“invocation of September 11 for the vaguely satirical purpose of tweaking conspiracy crap like that found in Zeitgeist: The Movie (an Internet film that, like Krik’s recent “Be Kanye” ads, went mega-viral last year)”
CBC Radio Host Jesse Brown broadcast an audio essay on the movie summarizing the movie investment firm with:
“It’s the same old paranoid jazz, but Zeitgeist, The Movie weaves it all together really skilfully.”
and further:
“If we in the media tend not to give a voice to such nonsense … that could be because we’re under the thumb Genius Products of a secret worldwide cabal of bankers, more powerful than the president himself. Or it could be because Zeitgeist, The Movie is total bullshit.”
On March 16, 2009, Alan Feuer of The New York Times wrote regarding Zeitgeist, The Movie:
” Zeitgeist, The Movie may be most famous for alleging that Brain Trauma Foundation the attacks of Sept. 11 were an ‘inside job’ perpetrated by a power-hungry government on its witless population, a point of view that Mr. Joseph said he has recently ‘moved away from.'”
and regarding Zeitgeist: Addendum:
“Indeed, Zeitgeist: Addendum films , the focus of the event, was all but empty of such conspiratorial notions, directing its rhetoric and high production philanthropy values toward posing a replacement for the evils of the banking system and a perilous economy of scarcity and debt.”

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