SACRED PLACES TV SHOW: This short pilot was created in support of the "Sacred Places: 108 Destinations" books by Brad Olsen to pitch a full TV series. It was shot at several locations around San Francisco, CA.
THE END OF MONEY: "The flow of money is the flow of power. Dollars are the amoral units of power around the world, used to exploit, impoverish and enslave others. Dollars are overwhelmingly held by the super rich who are seemingly unaware of the suffering their indifference to others causes. Some of the super rich have developed altruistic programs and charitable foundations with their wealth. Unfortunately many of these agencies have been corrupted by greed and the lust for power on the part of individuals within who call the shots and hoard the assets for their own self-interests. The closer a person is to the flow of money, the more that person can divert money into their own pockets, hence the incredible wealth of bankers. The further a person from the flow, the poorer they are. Ideas such as the public good, merit, morality, fairness, justice and rationality eventually play no part at all in the money flow. Money is entirely a “proximity phenomenon,” which means the closer you are to its source, to its flow, the better. So, the rich ensure they are in closest proximity, while ordinary people find themselves estranged. Those who are furthest of all from the money require State handouts, charity, or must beg. In poor countries they go to sleep every night malnourished or starving. There must be a better way."