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Fri Mar 5, 2021, 02:50 PM

8. The credbility of your explanation is fine until the last sentence. Really?

You had to draw a Hitler analogy to Gates. Seriously?

Has it occurred to you that Gates has access to more data than we do? But not to make money from data, but to use that data for good causes.

I think his work worldwide to end diseases gives him "good billionaire" cred.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/14/bill-gates-philanthropy-warren-buffett-vaccines-infant-mortality

In 2009, Gates and Warren Buffett founded The Giving Pledge, whereby they and other billionaires pledge to give at least half of their wealth to philanthropy. He runs the world's largest charity.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Melinda_Gates_Foundation#Program_areas_and_grant_database

And he's "paid more tax than any individual ever, and gladly so ... I've paid over $6 billion in taxes." He is a proponent of higher taxes, particularly for the rich."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Gates#Work_on_energy_and_climate_change

There are billionaires who are only wealthy through finance, and those who actually make stuff. He's the latter. He goes beyond the guilt-assuaging philanthropists of the former group to actually do amazing good for humans world wide.

I gotta say, your Hitler connection is silly at best, mean at worst.







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