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Davos organizers: Musk wasn't invited despite what he says

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To those who doubt the legitimacy of the quote "'You will own nothing and be happy" from the World Economic Forum.

It generated so much heat that they deleted it off their website. But you can see the video here:

https://youtu.be/MKwENH-m4oU

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Liberals’ club…

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Unfortunately the reality differs from the anodyne PR copy.

Many of us do not live up to the lofty goals of our respective nation's founding documents, their constitutions and bills or charters of rights. We are human We are weak and fail. That doesn't make our nations or in most cases all of us inherently evil. It is all a work in progress, but many in attendance are genuine and at least are trying to do better than the robber barons of the Guilded Age.

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"Companies should pay their fair share of taxes, show zero tolerance for corruption, uphold human rights throughout their supply chain, and advocate for a competitive level playing field".

A dose of fact, amongst a sea of moronic rhetoric. Thank you for digging that up.

Unfortunately the reality differs from the anodyne PR copy.

https://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2014/jan/19/davos-inequality-world-economic-forum

The majority of Davos are also proud members of the Pandora and Panama Paper oligarch tax avoider club.

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For clarity this is the actual manifesto of the World Economic Forum, not the bitter fabrication in the post quoted:

"Companies should pay their fair share of taxes, show zero tolerance for corruption, uphold human rights throughout their supply chain, and advocate for a competitive level playing field".

A dose of fact, amongst a sea of moronic rhetoric. Thank you for digging that up.

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So they gather purely for OUR benefit. Don't kid yourselves. The World Economic Forum's motto for the peons is 'You will own nothing and be happy'. In other words 'We'll own and control it all and you are required to be happy about it'.

For clarity this is the actual manifesto of the World Economic Forum, not the bitter fabrication in the post quoted:

"Companies should pay their fair share of taxes, show zero tolerance for corruption, uphold human rights throughout their supply chain, and advocate for a competitive level playing field".

Few companies will achieve any of this but it is not the bitter, conspiratorial nonsense some post here.

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I wonder what the Musk story will be tomorrow?

”Musk thought about gender reassignment when he was 4 years old”

invalid CSRF

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Elon is smart to stay away from these people.

Then why did he bother lying about being invited?

Obviously the smartass wants to get in

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Always embarrassing when you get called out for lying, especially on the global stage.

Musk’s insecurity is eating him alive.

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He should stay home and work on his failing product lines.

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Ah here

 “My reason for declining the Davos invitation was not because I thought they were engaged in diabolical scheming, but because it sounded boring af lol."

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despite what the Twitter owner claims.

Which is what exactly?

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Whatever ! this is not news.

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It's difficult to interpret a statement like "You will own nothing and be happy" as anything other than a malign threat.

If it wasn't meant in that way, then an organisation that released such a statement as part of their PR blurb must be incompetent and out-of-touch beyond belief.

In either case, they shouldn't be entrusted with anything.

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Don't let your local sovereign government pay any attention whatsoever to these vultures.

I have no idea where you reside Concerned Citizen, but Musk's US duopoly or the Japanese political monopoly's sovereignty is almost exclusively extractive and gives little "sovereignty" to the average citizen outside the oligarch class.

It makes one think if AI Minds like in Iain M. Banks Culture series would have more in common with the good of the average citizen than the privileged, hoarding sociopaths in charge at Davos.

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Musk facing a court case over Tesla stock.

The lawsuit seeks damages for shareholders who bought or sold Tesla stock in the days after Musk's tweets on Aug. 7, 2018.

"A trial started Tuesday in California after Tesla shareholders sued Musk over his 2018 tweet claiming he was “considering taking Tesla private” and had the “funding secured,” which led the company’s share price to spike before dropping when his claims didn’t actually amount to anything—and investors lost money."

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the forum itself has been the target of online conspiracy theories from those who believe the meeting involves a group of elites manipulating global events for their own benefit.

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So they gather purely for OUR benefit. Don't kid yourselves. The World Economic Forum's motto for the peons is 'You will own nothing and be happy'. In other words 'We'll own and control it all and you are required to be happy about it'.

Don't let your local sovereign government pay any attention whatsoever to these vultures.

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Maybe he was invited earlier, then uninvited owing to giving the WEF and their minions a big kick between the legs with his Twitter takeover. While Musk can be economical with the truth at times, the WEF are consummate liars and propagandists, so the truth is probably somewhere in between what both parties have claimed.

I kind of wish he was there so he could release what these vermin say behind closed doors.

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MumbaiRocks!, Crash the cocktail parties.

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Glad he wasn’t invited.

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Musk said in a tweet Dec. 22: “My reason for declining the Davos invitation was not because I thought they were engaged in diabolical scheming, but because it sounded boring af lol."

This will probably help with Musk's street cred with his conservative fans, but try as he might he is pretty much a standard oligarch, with some good ideas.

He may see himself as a Special Circumstances agent from his inspirational Iain M. Banks The Culture series but he has a long way to go to live up to Bank's socialist-anarchist post-scarcity ideals.

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