Skip to comments.Billionaire club in bid to curb overpopulation
Posted on 05/24/2009 6:38:56 AM PDT by markomalley
SOME of Americas leading billionaires have met secretly to consider how their wealth could be used to slow the growth of the worlds population and speed up improvements in health and education.
The philanthropists who attended a summit convened on the initiative of Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, discussed joining forces to overcome political and religious obstacles to change.
Described as the Good Club by one insider it included David Rockefeller Jr, the patriarch of Americas wealthiest dynasty, Warren Buffett and George Soros, the financiers, Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York, and the media moguls Ted Turner and Oprah Winfrey.
These members, along with Gates, have given away more than £45 billion since 1996 to causes ranging from health programmes in developing countries to ghetto schools nearer to home.
They gathered at the home of Sir Paul Nurse, a British Nobel prize biochemist and president of the private Rockefeller University, in Manhattan on May 5. The informal afternoon session was so discreet that some of the billionaires aides were told they were at security briefings.
Stacy Palmer, editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, said the summit was unprecedented. We only learnt about it afterwards, by accident. Normally these people are happy to talk good causes, but this is different maybe because they dont want to be seen as a global cabal, he said.
Why all the secrecy? They wanted to speak rich to rich without worrying anything they said would end up in the newspapers, painting them as an alternative world government, he said.
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“Go forth, be fruitful, and multiply”
Sorry Gates/Buffett, I answer to a HIGHER authority
If one improves the health of a population, does not one also fundamentally alter the probability that population will increase?
How'd these guys make all this money??
I’d suggest they take their message to the Islamofacist world which is popping out babies at a faster rate than anywhere else in the world.
Those who profited greatly from the American Capitalist system (good for them), now seem to think they are smarter than everyone else (no you aren’t), and have all the answers (hell no you don’t).
A perfect example of the rich helping the poor by killing them.
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Obama Says A Baby Is A Punishment
Do you remember that one woman who said it didn't matter how many of her sons the US killed because she had more at home, unlike American families.
Someone has found a way to superglue fools to their money.
As conservatives, we have a natural and well-founded distrust of those who seek to control us for our own good, whatever level of wealth they possess, and whatever their stated reasons are.
“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. “
Gospel of John, 10:10
Just help Governments analyze each persons genome and if found defective in any way, declare that person a fetus. Problem solved. Also, people over 50 are on their way out, so to speak, why not give them a gentle shove.
Nobody appointed them to this task, but they’re going to get involved anyway. And I’m kind of glad to see them start to face the population issue again.
The calculus of an ever-growing world population that is entitled to be given equal share of whatever lifestyle the developed world achieves is—as hard as it is for Freepers to read—unsustainable. It is a political, economic and ecologic disaster.
Thinking such hard thoughts, instead of simply rushing in to impoverished areas with forms of aid that merely lead to more impoverished people in perpetual need, has been verboten for 20+ years. David Packard of HP fame, as pragmatic an engineer that ever lived, and he’s the last entrepreneurial titan I can recall to have addressed the dynamic.
I’m okay with their taking a look at this.
Those who fund technocrats and social engineers at work. Not Good.
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MUSLIM BIRTH RATES DOWN ACROSS EUROPE
Gosh, these billionaires work fast.
And as Niven has shown, people who have 5 or 6 traffic violations deserve the death penalty. They’ve proven they’re a menace to public safety. Yeah, let’s put them to death and harvest their organs. A two-for! /sarc
All those grungy little people are making life less than ideal for life at the top.
If they’re so worried about it, let them cull their own families.
The only “overpopulation” which should be controlled is of liberals. Thankfully so many of them turn gay or have abortions that their poisonous ideas die with them.
Actually, statistics show that wealthy peoples (as measured by per capita GNP) tend also to have the lowest fertility rates.
And wealth strongly correlates with health (as measured by any number of parameters, such as health spending, life expectancy, etc.) - think "typical Nigerian" vs. "typical Scandinavian" or "typical Japanese."
Thus, these billionaires are on the right track: Raise the overall prosperity and health of a society, and you will likely also reduce its fertility.
Their solution. More funding for Planned Parenthood
SOME of Americas leading billionaires -- Bill Gates, David Rockefeller Jr, Warren Buffett, George Soros & Michael Bloomberg -- have met secretly to consider how their wealth could be used to slow the growth of the worlds population and speed up improvements in health and education.
It's simple brainiacs.
ps: I want a Cashiers Check from Bloomberg, I don't trust him. So I'll give you a street address for that.
pps: When did Soros become an 'Amercian'?
They are talking out of both sides of their forked tongues.
The health improvements are only for the elites and for their preferred slaves and serfs.
The rest of the masses of ‘useless eaters’ (their term) get unroyally flushed through a variety of literally diabolical means.
The swine flu thing is likely just a trial run to test the ‘winds’ and ‘reactions.’
Scripture even is rather clear that 1/3 to 2/3rds of the world’s population alive at the beginning of Tribulation will be dead by the end of it.
The oligarchy’s goal is to decrease the population forcably down to 200 million world wide. That would have been less than the USA’s population in 1974.
I wonder if they were polishing their death dealing scripts?
Studies have shown that when a woman loses one child, she has 1.5 kids to replace them - causing child mortality to be more than compensated for.
And when parents are almost certain their children will grow up, they have fewer of them. If you have 99% grow up, you’re willing to have just 1 or 2. If only 50% grow up, no one intentionally has just 1 or 2 if they want kids to grow up.
They’ve reportedly been convinced by the fallen angels/ nephilium leading the rush to an overt global government
that reducing the world’s population ASAP to 200 million is the only way for humanity and the planet to survive.
Like the developmentally deficient older two in Wisconsin who caught pneumonia . . . and were refused treatment recently . . .
Until they come for you?
Given being a FREEPER and all . . .
Agreed. If they want an impact, go to Afghanistan and Yemen and Saudi Arabia, where women are STILL having 6-8 kids each.
What’s the statistic . . . Texas alone could provide every human alive with a decent plot of land.
Yeah, there are serious problems . . . most of them caused by the very oligarchy eager to take a meat axe to disasters they helped create on their way to megagreed.
Reportedly the oligarchy plans to empower policemen to be judge, jury, executioner instantly—anyone caught breaking any law is to be shot dead on the spot.
A great behavior mod strategy . . . for serfs and slaves . . . and non-conformists . . .
Perhaps they were holding a seance with Margaret Sanger on how to abort more people.
Speaking of abortion, I did some figuring yesterday. Since the 19th century, I am estimating that there have been over 1 BILLION abortions worldwide. That is 1/6th of the world population.
I guess that is something that these people in this “Good Club” can be happy about. To me, it sounds more like something you would read in Revelation.
"At the time this injunction was written, multiplication was not understood as a mathematical operation. Only addition and subtraction were possible."
So it is very doubtful that it means what you think it does.
When did Soros become a human?
Sounds like some of these people.
obama care will solve the population problem, if there is one, in the United States. He will tale care of the young,the middle aged, and the old.
It will be by a aborino for the young. The middle will be though starvation when he destroys the farms and rations food, the old will be taken care of by denying medical attention.
This includes the fools and idiots that were stupid enough to vote for him.
The seeds they sown back on November 4, 2008 will be harvested.
Yeah, 1/40th of an acre of land in Texas will solve everything for everyone.
Of course a plot even a normal lot size would not solve anything for a list of reasons.
I didn’t recall it was 1/40th.
There is still a valid point that given certain adjustments, the world could easily sustain several times the current population with everyone having plenty to eat and other modern benefits.
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