We want an equitable and peaceful world’: Sir Richard Branson to give away half his fortune to charity
EVIL COMES AS ANGELS OF LIGHT
He has joined a group of billionaires who have pledged to donate half their amassed wealth to try to make the world a better place
Tycoon Sir Richard Branson is to give half his fortune away to charity.
He has joined a group of billionaires who have pledged to donate half their amassed wealth to try to make the world a better place.
The Virgin Media boss and his wife Joan, have joined Microsoft founder Bill Gates – said to be worth over $62 billion – and U.S. investor Warren Buffet, who trails in with $55 billion, as part of the Giving Pledge.
Sir Richard and his wife – worth an estimated £3 billion – said in their pledge letter they wanted to use cash from their Virgin empire to create a “healthy, equitable and peaceful world for future generations to enjoy.”
Sir Richard, the UK’s 4th richest man, said:”‘Stuff’ really is not what brings happiness.
“Family, friends, good health and the satisfaction that comes from making a positive difference are what really matters.
“Happily our children, who will be our principal heirs, agree with me on this.
“As and when we take monies out of the Virgin Group of companies the majority of it will be invested in entrepreneurial approaches to help make a difference in the world.”
The Giving Pledge was started three years ago by Mr Gates, his wife Melinda and Mr Buffett and within just a few months they had encouraged more than 30 other U.S. billionaires to get no board.
Sir Richard said he and his wife realised personal stuff “didn’t really matter” in the early days of their marriage.
“Joan and I lived on a houseboat and one day it sank. We realised we missed nothing except our treasured photos albums.
“Later on our house in London caught fire, destroying everything inside.
“Last year our home in the British Virgin Islands was completely gutted after it was hit by a lightning strike.
“We were so relieved everyone got out safely that even the loss of photo albums and notebooks were of little consequence.”
Sir Richard added: “We started by trying to give a voice to the young people of the 1960s and hope our Giving Pledge will help many generations to come.”
Other British signatories to the pledge include mobile phone entrepreneurs John Caudwell and Dr Mo Ibrahim, hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn and Labour peer David Sainsbury, former chair of the supermarket chain.
The Vaccination Agenda: An Implicit Transhumanism/Dehumanism
Let’s face it: the only real justification for using vaccines to “immunize” ourselves against disease is derived from the natural fact that when challenged by infectious agents the humoral arm of our immune system launches a successful response capable of conferring lasting immunity. Were it not for the elegance, proficiency, and mostly asymptomatic success of our recombinatorial immune system in dealing so well with infectious challenges, vaccination would have no cause, no scientific explanation, no justification whatsoever.
In fact, ever since the adaptive, antigen-specific immune system evolved in early vertebrates 500 million years ago, our bodies have been doing a pretty good job of keeping us alive on this planet without need for synthetic, vaccine-mediated immunity. Indeed, infectious challenges are necessary for the development of a healthy immune system and in order to prevent autoimmune conditions from emerging as a result of TH2 dominance. In other words, take away these natural infectious challenges, and the immune system can and will turn upon itself; take way these infectious challenges and lasting immunity against tens, if not hundreds of thousands of pathogens we are exposed to throughout our lives, would not be possible.
Can vaccines really co-opt, improve upon, and replace natural immunity with synthetic immunity?
How many will this require?
Are we not already at the critical threshold of vaccine overload?
By “improving” on our humanness in this way, are we not also at the same moment departing dramatically from it?
Presently, compliance with the CDC’s immunization schedule for children from birth through 6 years of age requires 60 vaccines* be administered, purportedly to make them healthier than non-vaccinated or naturally immunized ones.** Sixty vaccines, while a disturbingly high amount (for those who retain the complementary human faculties of reason and intuition), does not, however, correctly convey just how many antigenic challenges these children face in total…