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09.16.10

Bill Gates Called a “Strong Eugenicist”

Posted in Bill Gates, Finance at 3:45 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Gates’ recent remarks on “death panel” still cause a storm among those who accuse him of having a eugenics agenda

Big Phama backer (and investor) the Gates Foundation is a subject we explore a lot because there are armies of PR agents working to hide its agenda. The “Gates Foundation” is the tax-exempt bank account of Bill Gates and it is mostly being used to invest in some companies that harm society (the lesser-advertised part of its activities).

Some people have been connecting Bill Gates to eugenics and we are seeing more and more of this type of accusations over time [1, 2, 3, 4] (usually invoked by slips of the tongue or messages between the lines, maybe misinterpreted). A few days ago Omar made us aware of this new video where Gates explicitly mentioned “death panel” and it doesn’t take bizarre logic to interpret this. Moments ago a reader shared with us this new link to the post “Bill Gates’ discussion on ‘death panel’ invokes a huge outcry”. It says:

Bill Gates made a comment regarding decreasing the world’s population and favoring the ‘death panel’ which incited a huge outcry amongst the conservatives

Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft and one of the richest men on earth and is also running a foundation called ‘Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’ which provides vaccines to third world countries. So when Bill Gates made the comment of decreasing the population of the world and favoring the ‘death panel’, it came as a huge surprise for most people.

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Bill Gates is a strong eugenicist who believes that instead of spending millions of dollars on old people who just have months to live, the money should be spent elsewhere where it can actually benefit people.

We are not sure “eugenicist” is the right word. And while population control is necessary for the survival of the species, the problem is that private companies and wealthy individuals get to make the decisions rather than democratically-elected governments with consultation from the entire population. The developing nations (euphemism) do not need “super-rich patents” from the West deciding for them on reproduction and increasingly they understand how they are being gamed. This is a class war where debt and patents (i.e. wealth and power) play a huge role. It’s not a war of brands or races.

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2 Comments

  1. filceolaire said,

    September 16, 2010 at 4:47 pm

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    Remember that the most effective contraceptive yet discovered is education for girls. Nothing else comes close.

    Anyone serious about fighting overpopulation should be investing in OLPC and other education initiatives.

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    Mr. Gates does not like OLPC.

    “Geez, get a decent computer where you can actually read the text and you’re not sitting there cranking the thing while you’re trying to type.”

    Bill Gates about OLPC

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