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Argumentative essay-Zeitgeist

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Zeitgeist Zeitgeist, the movie is split into three parts: Christianity, the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the U.S Federal Bank. I would like to consider the value of the statements which this movie presents. The film is composed of various films clips, pictures and many quotations accompanied by comments. I, the viewer am also flooded with series of dates and facts the validity of which I have no way of confirming. It is hard to take a statement not supported by any provable evidence seriously. I now have to decide whether to trust what I am being told or think about the matter in further detail. The part of the film I found most interesting was number two: "All the World's A Stage". The topic here is the incident of 9/11 where two planes crashed into the twin towers in New York. I expected a factual explanation of what happened that morning. ...read more.


Says Les Robertson WTC Structural Engineer.1 Of course the architects wouldn't admit to making a mistake during the construction but instead make up a ridiculous lie that a building could withstand a plane crash. Someone might say. What that someone might not realise is that the plane didn't' hit base of the building but the top. It really doesn't seem normal that a building should collapse when the only part of the structure that is dented is at the top. So what caused the rest of the structure to break down? 35 tones of jet fuel burning would have created enormous heat. However would this temperature be high enough to melt columns made of structural steel with a melting point of about 1500�C when jet fuel burns at about 300�C? "It was the fire that killed the buildings - nothing on Earth could survive those temperatures with that amount of fuel burning"2 says Chris Wise a structural engineer. ...read more.


Is it really that absurd to think that a few very highly placed men would sacrifice 3000 people when there is a beneficial outcome in store for them? Many people lost jobs, family, and possessions on September eleventh. A very limited amount of people made a great deal of money on September eleventh. Either on insurance scams, later armament in the Iraq war or other reasons not known to me. However when 1% of the population owns over 40% of the world's wealth something isn't right. Big decisions are made by powerful people. So it has been sighted in the past that taking another's life won't stand in one's way when there is a great amount of money involved. I'm not saying the America government killed 3000 of its own people. What I'm saying is people shouldn't dismiss opinions and ideas of others as absurd as they might seem. 1 Zeitgeist - The Movie 2 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/1540044.stm 3 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks ?? ?? ?? ?? Kry�tof Kor�n ...read more.

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