The Venus Project/Zeitgeist Movement. 3.5/5 ( 70% )based on 2 ratings Why don’t you put a creative crew together with science fiction writers to write books, short stories, and scripts about stories you envision relating to what life would be like in a Venus city?
Perhaps focusing on the state of mind of people in such a world, their stories, etc. contrasting present ones where a good story has to have conflict, as well as stories in which on one side you have the ‘blissful’ people and on the other the naysayer trying to ruin that new world. In addition to books you could have cartoons and science fiction movies made by younger people (students, etc.) who may be more inclined to envision alternative lifestyles. Combined, this would give people the opportunity to see what it would be like even though it is highly unlikely that anything like it will be reality in our lifetimes. Except perhaps in places like Saudi Arabia where anything resembling social advancement is simply not going to happen.
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