Welcome to the official Washington State chapter page for The Zeitgeist Movement.
The term “Zeitgeist” can be defined as: The intellectual, moral, and cultural climate of an era. The term “movement” implies motion or change. The Zeitgeist Movement is thus a social aim that urges change in the intellectual, moral and cultural climate of the time. Specifically, the movement proposes a global shift to values and practices that would better serve the well-being of the whole of humanity.
What TZM advocates, in short, can be phrased as: “The application of the scientific method for social concern”. This is not currently how our global society operates, since the main modes of social problem-solving are through monetary pressures and politics, and we believe the current structure of our society is unsustainable for these reasons. We believe a societal structure based on using the scientific method for identifying and solving the needs of all human beings is the only way to create a sustainable and livable world.
If you are new to the movement or interested in becoming active in Washington State, we highly recommend viewing Zeitgeist: Moving Forward and reading our Quickstart Guide PDF to get a better understanding of the ideas and the movement.