Days before the world’s wealthy elites gathered at Davos 2023 to plot the fate of the world, Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates decided to open himself up to questions from the general public. The controversial backer of mRNA coronavirus vaccines, climate change alarmism, and a host of other hot topics on the global stage today, Gates provided immediate grounds for skepticism over just how forthright he intended to be in his Jan. 11 Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) forum.
Bill Gates to Peasants: It’s Nothing Personal
“Why are you buying up so much farmland, do you think this is a problem with billionaire wealth and how much you can disproportionally acquire?” Gates was asked right out of the chute. “I own less than 1/4000 of the farmland in the U.S.,” he replied. “I have invested in these farms to make them more productive and create more jobs. There isn’t some grand scheme involved – in fact all these decisions are made by a professional investment team.” This is at best a deliberately disingenuous response. Gates has repeatedly publicly displayed his great personal attachment to the future of food in a world he believes is facing a cataclysmic climate change “crisis.”
Here’s what he told MIT Technology Review in 2021 while discussing global warming:
“I do think all rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference, and the claim is they’re going to make it taste even better over time. Eventually, that green premium is modest enough that you can sort of change the [behavior of] people or use regulation to totally shift the demand.”
Gates has a deeply felt personal agenda when it comes to food. His use of the term “regulation” showed his engagement goes far beyond mere opinion or preference. Why, then, did he try to fob off his enormous land ownership as nothing more than a dispassionate investment decision made by some faceless “team” of advisers?
Fake Meat: You Can Have It Your Way
Later in the AMA, he emphasized his commitment to lab-created “meat” to save the planet from climate disaster. Here again, he willfully clouded the imperious nature of his proposal to change the way humans eat by assuring that the commoners will still have their “beef,” such as it will be.
“For people who want to go Vegan that is great but I don’t think most people will do that,” Gates acknowledged. “There are companies making ‘beef’ in new ways and people working to still use cows but reduce the methane emissions. I have backed a number of innovators in this space including Beyond and Impossible and Memphis. I think eventually these products will be very good even though their share is small today.”
By “still use cows,” Gates apparently was referring to so-called “cultivated meat,” in which cells of animals will be used to artificially grow a bioengineered lab product that Bill Gates wants you carnivores to know he still considers to be beef. The Food and Drug Administration in November, for the first time, approved it for human consumption. Bon appetit!
In a follow-up, Gates revealed the vast scope of his attempt to transform global humanity. “The key on climate is making the clean products as cheap as the dirty products in every area of emission – planes, concrete, meat etc.,” he said. “This is the only way we can ask all the countries in the world to change. If it costs a lot extra, we won’t succeed.” There is an unspoken power flex in those words that is more than a bit disquieting, seeing that it comes from one of the richest individuals on the planet. Gates regards himself as qualified to define animal meat as “dirty.” He also feels entitled to ask “the world to change” the way it lives.
Does this sound like a person willing to take no for an answer? The global forces behind the coronavirus vaccine pressure campaign he did so much to create, via billions of dollars in direct funding, certainly did not do so.
Gates was again asked about the menace posed by vast concentrated wealth in the hands of a few. “Isn’t it contradictory to be a humanitarian and then accumulate most scarce resource-land under one?” came the query. Again, he fell back on detachment. “Everything I own will be sold as money moves into the [Bill & Melinda Gates] Foundation,” he replied. “In the meantime, my investment group tries to invest in productive assets including farmland, although that is less than 4% of the total.”
One thing shines through here. Bill Gates does not want you to see him as a crusader, a believer in a cause. It is extremely telling that he senses the danger in that. This is the paramount reason he drapes his efforts in benign terms such as “science,” “health,” “climate,” and “technology.” But what if he gets it wrong? What if one individual wielding enormous influence due to the staggering amount of personal wealth he holds is able to drive global policy in the way he desires — and it doesn’t turn out like he said?
Here’s Gates talking with Marketplace.org in September 2020:
“Yeah, the [coronavirus] vaccine is magic because it stops infection. And so instead of going to the hospital to get treatment, you simply don’t get infected. That’s what’s going to allow us to take off all these special [coercive social] measures. That’s where you’ll be able to go back to public gatherings and not worry about the person sitting next to you.”
It has now been shown that Gates was 100% wrong about the “magic” coronavirus vaccines preventing infection. And yet that has not caused this man to evince a sliver of humility as he seeks to foist his global warming salvations on every single human being on Earth.
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