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In defence of Rothschild family members
I never thought I would end up having to defend the powerful Rothschild family but find that I feel I should do so because I have recently witnessed prejudice, bias and hatred against family members based on nothing but their surname!
Imagine what it is like to be hated not because of anything you have personally done but because of the name you were born with. Put yourself in the position of someone who has to face this unjust and malicious behaviour.
There are already too many isms in the world such as sexism, racism, ageism, speciesism, and to the list we can add "familyism"!
Rothschild family crest
Hubs about David de Rothschild and the Plastiki
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It all began when I listened to the Alex Jones show when he had David Mayer de Rothschild on as his guest and was very rude to him. I found myself siding with David and ended up writing a hub here all about...
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David Icke supporters guilty of familyism
Last year I became a public supporter of David de Rothschild and his Plastiki Expedition. I had become motivated to show my support for him because of the unfair and insulting behaviour by Alex Jones when he had David as a guest on his show. I bought David's book and watched some videos of him speaking and found I was in agreement with him.
David is an environmental campaigner and at time of writing this is halfway across the Pacific Ocean on a plastic catamaran called the Plastiki made up entirely from discarded plastic bottles. He is raising global awareness of the danger to the oceans, to wildlife and to us from plastic pollution. He is calling for solutions to this and for greater responsibility and more recycling where possible.
I am now co-running a fansite for his supporters and fans. It is clearly marked as such and, of course, does not welcome attacks on the family and its members but it has had them and they have been removed.
Now, Jones is a conspiracy theorist and so is David Icke, and unfortunately whether this is intentional or not, their followers having been told that the Rothschilds are an evil Illuminati family, brand them all in this way. This is completely illogical.
As I have pointed out before, members of a family are individuals and have their own opinions and beliefs. Members of a family often disagree and may even fall out with each other. I have seen plenty of examples of this in my own experience and I am sure you have too. Being a member of a family means nothing more than you carry the surname of that family and inherited genetic make-up to varying degrees.
The Rothschild family is a huge one and it is most unfair that anyone with that surname should be a target for hatred yet hatemail and comments get sent out and posted at the Facebook site where I have personally deleted such offensive communications and blocked and reported those responsible.
I have had to do the same on my personal site there too. I have always tried to allow freedom of speech but I am not prepared to allow messages of hatred to be posted on my wall!
David Icke conveniently leaves out anything good any members of the Rothschild or other elite families have done and basically demonises the whole family. He goes as far as suggesting they are one of the "bloodline" families of shape-shifting Satanic reptilian and human hybrids that rule the world. Icke's fans believe this stuff and act on their beliefs.
I have read and happen to agree with a lot of conspiracy theory material but I am becoming rapidly distanced from conspiracy theorists, who are illogical and hateful people who seem to be as much "sheeple" as the people they condemn and tell to "wake up!"
Icke tells us about how the Illuminati use "Divide and rule" as a tool for controlling the masses and yet his books create even more division that I have witnessed and would call familyism. Surely this is hypocritical behaviour?
I know these anti-Rothschild people are often Icke and Jones fans because several who have mailed me have admitted this. I ask them what do you know about the late Miriam Rothschild? They say they have never heard of her so I say please read this and send them links about her.
She is one of many members of the family who has done a tremendous amount of good but all the good works of the Rothschilds are omitted from David Icke's books. To be fair to him though he does tell his supporters to think for themselves and not to believe stuff just because he said it. Sadly it appears many of his fans do not do take this advice.
The Bible advises: "Judge not lest ye be judged," and I would agree with this. I have seen people judged as evil based on nothing more than the family name. We all share this world and are never going to solve its very serious problems by waging campaigns of hatred and encouraging division.
- Obituary: Dame Miriam Rothschild | Science | The Guardian
Obituary: Zoologist, naturalist, academic and eccentric who was the Queen Bee of research into parasites and their hosts.
- Miriam Rothschild - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Rothschild family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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