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Bill Gates denies conspiracy theories he created virus outbreak

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Where there is smoke there is fire....

-33 ( +8 / -41 )

Of all the ridiculous, unintelligent and bizarre conspiracy theories that have barfed up from the depths since the Covid-19 pandemic started, the most ridiculous, unintelligent and bizarre ones would have to be the ones targeting Bill Gates.

You would have to be a lunatic to believe a single one of them.

34 ( +42 / -8 )

If you buy into this conspiracy you are dumber than an Arizonian rock.  How stupid must people be to even consider this to be plausible?  Yes, 15% of the population may die, but it will be from utter and complete stupidity.

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we need more information because there is no crucial evidence on either story.

he is meddled in the vaccine industry. Smells suspicious though

-29 ( +9 / -38 )

Conspiracy theorists are incorrigible. Can any of our resident conspiracy theorists flesh this out for us? George Soros and the globalists must fit in somewhere here.

16 ( +23 / -7 )

What is a conspiracy theorist? Google it when it was first mentioned and at what event... Than see how the truth from that event came out later as proven fact.

-20 ( +7 / -27 )

The reality is that conspiracies require secrecy. And if the trump administration has shown us anything, people don’t keep secrets.

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Bill Gate has given away $45.5 billion to help humanity and all he's gotten for it is grief from morons.

25 ( +32 / -7 )

He's being attacked because he said it was useless to investigate China and the origins of the virus. There are also rumors that Gates invests in Chinese labs.

Gates argued Sunday on CNN that examining the Chinese government’s record of hiding information about the coronavirus outbreak, putting out false information, silencing critics and thwarting attempts to investigate its true origin is not useful at this time “because it doesn’t affect how we act today.” 

-7 ( +10 / -17 )

What is a conspiracy theorist? 

Someone with a particular pathology who leaps to conspiracies. In my experience, they tend to be not too clever, not stupid, but desperately want to feel they are more insightful than others. They often lean libertarian.

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The best way to hide facts is to package them in conspiracy theories and throw it in the open, no one is going to put there reputation on the line on any conspiracy theory. Gates is very deeply involved in the vaccination industry, just looks at the grants by the Gates foundation..

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Why 15% ? And how to limit to only that?

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If I was him I'd stop helping take the money out of the bank and burn it. What a world we live in.

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oh ffs are people really this stupid?

22 ( +27 / -5 )

Yes

14 ( +18 / -4 )

Time to don the tinfoil hat smash the phone and head for the back country. They're coming for you.

12 ( +17 / -5 )

Well, sorry Mr Microsoft - we don't believe your protestations - no siree - we Trump supporters know the truth...because we read Russia Today and 4-chan....

We know you are in cahoots with Hillary, Obama, Biden, and Bigfoot to implant chips into everyone's brains....

Then, you'll use your 5G towers to send microwaves directly to use which will cause us to suddenly experience intelligence, compassion, empathy, understanding....all those corrupt Liberal values...

We don't want those - we want to stay exactly the way we are - stupid....

11 ( +19 / -8 )

Bill Gate has given away $45.5 billion to help humanity and all he's gotten for it is grief from morons.

And gratitude from the intelligent.

Hopefully he knows which ones are useless.

8 ( +14 / -6 )

He didn’t personally create it but he is part of the NWO that very probably created it if you believe it was man made. I tend to go for science based evidence that it appeared from humans eating meat.

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"I'm a big believer in getting the truth out," Gates told CNN.

Seems ironic doesnt that CNN and Truth come in the same sentence.

-12 ( +8 / -20 )

Do good and be damned.

Considering that anti-vaxxers exist in large numbers in well-educated, developed countries, I assume that the suspicion must be many orders of magnitude higher in lesser-developed countries that have been taken advantage of for hundreds of years by such developed countries. Also, there is an obvious tendency to assume correlation means causation when dealing with unexplained phenomena such as a rising number of cases of autism that correlate with larger numbers of vaccines.

9 ( +12 / -3 )

These theories are just the work of bored, spiteful internet trolls with nothing better to do than corrupt the easily led fools.

Except the one about Gates being a lizard which although hard to believe, is actually a fact. It was on the internet and everything! :)

16 ( +20 / -4 )

Other rumors claim he is secretly a lizard, an old favorite among online trolls.

Imagine if you woke up from a 30-year coma and read this. You'd probably want to go back to sleep.

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This virus was engineered at a laboratory in China by the CCP!

It was also released from there.

On purpose or accident?

Feel free to choose yourself!

Who the hell will believe that Bill Gates is involved with that?

Probably Donald Duck too?

Come on people....give me a break.

-10 ( +7 / -17 )

People who peddle in these conspiracy theories always seem to have gathered information from some YouTube video they saw and deny peer-reviewed science articles clearly refuting their theories usually by attacking the authors as being in cahoots with “Big”-something or other. Can’t attack the actual science because they aren’t smart enough.

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The above article does a terrible job to describe the conspiracies, seems it was only meant to defend Gates.

James Corbett has great info on the guy, I highly recommend checking it out:

https://www.corbettreport.com/gates/

-9 ( +5 / -14 )

I believe Bill Gates. All evidence points to Communist China for this deadly, completely out of control virus. The only thing to be determined now, is whether it was deliberately or accidentally released.

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Corbette is a complete and utter moron.

5 ( +12 / -7 )

Conspiracy theorists being who they are, Gates' denials will only make them feel stronger that somehow he is involved. But silence won't help either. Darned if you do, darned if you don't.

Unfortunately when people believe garbage like this, it distracts us from real issues. Sometimes random or coincidental things happen. Sometimes there's no overarching story to life. Sometimes there's no grand plan. Sometimes things just go wrong. The sooner we can all accept this, the better.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

Gates has “given away 45.5 billion dollars.” What specifically has this achieved? Just curious.

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Who the hell will believe that Bill Gates is involved with that?

Probably Donald Duck too?

Come on people....give me a break.

People are suspicious because his foundation has an office in China and he supports development within China. This does not sit well with certain groups given the deteriorating relations between the US and China. The following is from the Biil & Melinda Gates Foundation:

Our vision for China is ambitious. While we continue to support development within China in areas such as poverty reduction, HIV, tuberculosis, tobacco control, and philanthropic development, we are also committed to supporting China as a stronger development partner for the rest of the world. By tapping into Chinese resources, innovation, and expertise, we aim to replicate China’s remarkable success in addressing health inequity and poverty in some of the poorest regions of the world. China’s domestic reforms, increasing global engagement, and emerging capacity for innovation reinforce our faith in China’s potential as a catalyst for development worldwide.

It isn't so much "China didn't start the virus, Bill Gates did" but more "Bill Gates is working in and with China. He must be up to something and knows something we don't know."

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“..our faith in China’s potential as a catalyst for development worldwide.” Bill Gates

We are talking about China, right Mr Gates? A million Uigurs in concentration camps. And thats just for starters.

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He saw it coming. Nothing more nothing less.

Those who believe he started it, probably believe 9/11 was the FBI and the earth is flat too.

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You really don't understand what Gates meant by that? Seriously? Think about what the word "potential", as in "China has potential if......." means.

ohara

*“..our faith in China’s potential as a catalyst for development worldwide.” Bill Gates*

We are talking about China, right Mr Gates? A million Uigurs in concentration camps. And thats just for starters.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

So many crazies in this world that they are now a force to be reckoned with.

God help us all.

7 ( +11 / -4 )

Where there is smoke there is fire....

theres a lot of smoke and its coming from the Trump Train fire, headed for the cliff, desperate times require desperate measures, maybe you should look there first

5 ( +8 / -3 )

Interesting that the people who, I suspect, would have regarded Gates as a ruthless monopolist and intellectual property thief during his Microsoft days now regard him as St Bill.

Follow the money, and you might find he's not as cuddly as his brilliant PR makes him seem.

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 All evidence points to Communist China for this deadly, completely out of control virus. 

did the virus originate in China, probably yes, was it manmade, scientific evidence says highly unlikely.

Out of contro,l not in the countries that shut down early , quarantine and took the virus seriously. Other countries that didn't well yes out of control would be a fair comment.

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Those who believe he started it, probably believe 9/11 was the FBI and the earth is flat too.

To be fair, there is a spectrum. The flat earth crowd are on the very extreme. They need to be kept away from sharp objects.

Your garden variety conspiracy theorists wouldn’t go for this. Their hymn sheet includes George Soros, faked moon landings, building 7, globalists, the MSM, anti-vaccination, global warming as a hoax and the like.

They are incredibly predictable and usually uninteresting people. One negative of the internet is that their hymn sheet is more easily available.

2 ( +8 / -6 )

Bill Gates doesn’t need to harm anyone with vaccines. With one gesture, he could command his lizard minions to swarm and consume all flesh, making room for his AI surrogates. So relax. The world will soon be a better place.

4 ( +7 / -3 )

Lizards, Russia meddling in elections and now this.

Everything seems to be a conspiracy these days.

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Compared to certain other US business people, Gates is both a genius and a humanitarian.has given away half his fortune to Presidents make the world a better place. Those who would be politicians often boast of their qualifications — their education, their experience, their achievements. He has no need to. And then there is President Trump, who is boasting about how well he performed on his dementia test. “Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.”

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Gates has “given away 45.5 billion dollars.” What specifically has this achieved? Just curious.

It is a staggerrong amount of money. Fair to ask for tangible examples of the result.

-3 ( +4 / -7 )

It is a staggerrong amount of money. Fair to ask for tangible examples of the result.

I did a quick search and saw a Microsoft-funded, incredibly well resourced school in one of the poorer areas of Philadelphia.

I’d call that tangible. I’m sure I could find others. Should I bother?

3 ( +8 / -5 )

Jimizo, 45.5 BILLION dollars.

Yes, Id appreciate examples beyond window dressing.

-4 ( +5 / -9 )

@Vanessa Carlisle

I feel the same way about Mr Gates, but I can rule out any conspiracy involving him and covid immediately. Be more worried about the Gates Foundation and 'Education Reimagined'. Imagine education only if you have money, completely private education, google it.

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

What specifically has this achieved? Just curious.

Well, he has managed to achieve a big chunk of negative votes for your simple question. I guess you could also say that he certainly turned around that period when people were starting to think he was not getting super mega rich by being a nice guy. As kyronstavic said, he is now St. Bill.

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Jimizo, 45.5 BILLION dollars.

Yes, Id appreciate examples beyond window dressing.

You asked for a tangible example. I gave you one. It’s not window dressing for those kids.

Has the question now shifted to how wisely he’s used his money? I missed that. I was answering your question about something tangible.

Anyway, the question about how well he’s used his money is much tougher. Hard to measure this. I’m not sure if there’s an objective metric for this. Even if he hasn’t used his money wisely, he has clearly helped people in need.

I saw Gates is helping build factories for a potential Covid vaccine. I saw another where they invested in libraries with a particular focus on children’s literacy. Quite a few others there too.

Sounds good to me unless you think books are bad and Covid is a hoax.

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It is a shock that Gates has to answer this claim against him. Is that how far the USA has fallen? No hope.

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He's in the denial phase.

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