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Are we ready for a perfect world?

The Venus Project

The Venus Project is an organization that is founded on the ideas, designs, and direction presented here. It represents many years of research and dedication on the part of its originator and Project Director, Jacque Fresco. Its 25-acre research and design center is located in Venus, Florida where the future is taking shape today. The function of The Venus Project is to design, develop, and prepare plans for the construction of an experimental city based on the -principles outlined above. Here we have constructed nine experimental buildings, are developing alternative energy systems, city designs, transportation, manufacturing systems, and more. In support of this research we are creating blueprints, renderings, and models, holding seminars, producing books, videos, and other written material to introduce people to the aims of The Venus Project. The Venus Project is in the process of introducing a set of values and procedures that may enable us to achieve social transformation. The Venus Project will provide the designs and blueprints for a prototype community to test the validity of its social proposals and to establish a permanent planning center that could be used for future short-term and long-term project planning. It also proposes a relevant orientation for people to be able to adapt intellectually and emotionally to our new technological age. Anything short of overall social design would be inappropriate and far less effective. Our proposals will be submitted to the general public and all educational institutions, and we invite their participation. If enough people find the proposals acceptable and choose to join with us in this new advocacy, this could help to form the nucleus of an organization to further the aims of The Venus Project.

The circular configurations of the new cities as proposed by The Venus Project are not merely stylized architectural conceptualizations, but are the results of years of research to provide an environment t

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    Oct 21 2012: This is an amazing idea but I feel the start up of it will require a lot of capital to get it off the ground. Once it gets going, I think the rest will be history.
    All of these wealthy people on here need to set aside their greed for all of this money that they have and donate it to the cause, aka The Venus Project. Let them take a temporary pay cut to get this project funded. I figure most of them are wealthy for a reason, so therefore, they should not have a difficult time reclaiming their wealth, although won't necessarily need in once they come to realize the greatness that will come from building this Venus Project. I think if we could persuade the wealthy ones to do this for maybe just a year, this will be the catalyst for all things to come. I know if I had a lot of money, I would gladly do this because I can see where we are heading and I would like to avoid that.

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