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Green Globalism

Mar 24, 2012

A lot of stink is made of globalisation, and how multinational corporations have extensive global reach. Well, a far scarier kind of globalisation is when governments move in this direction. No corporation will ever have the power and control of the state, and a global state would be disaster.

Yet leave it to the uber-radical Greens to come up with such proposals. Indeed, they have been talking this way for some time. Consider their latest nutter proposals. In today’s Weekend Australian we find this report entitled “Bob Brown’s UN vision for greening the world”.

It goes like this: “The world should be ruled by a new ‘global parliament’ under the auspices of the United Nations, according to Bob Brown. Delivering the Third Green Oration in Hobart, on the 40th anniversary of the party’s founding, Senator Brown asked an audience of ‘fellow earthians’ why the ‘intergalactic phones’ weren’t ringing, suggesting advanced civilisations elsewhere in the universe could have ‘extincted’ themselves through their own greed.

“In a sweeping address, quoting Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill, Senator Brown called on Australia to take the lead in establishing a global parliament to govern issues such as nuclear proliferation, international financial transactions and poverty. ‘Unless and until we accord every other citizen of the planet, friend or foe, and regardless of race, gender, ideology or other characteristic, equal regard we, like them, can have no assured future,’ Senator Brown said.

“Curiously, he went on to propose a bicameral (two houses) parliament with ‘equal representation elected from every nation’. Thus China – a nation of some 1.3 billion – would presumably have the same number of seats as, say, the Cook Islands, with less than 20,000 inhabitants.”

What can I say? Anyone who talks about “fellow earthians” is clearly off the planet to begin with. But this is just typical Greens thinking. Indeed, it is Greens policy. The Greens have always been into radical globalism, with a heavy emphasis on unelected and unaccountable bodies like the UN. Consider what it says in its own policy statements.

In “Policy E5: Global Governance” it lists these six points under its section on Principles:

“1. global governance is essential to meet the needs of global peace and security, justice, human rights, poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability.
2. effective means of global environmental governance are needed to halt and reverse the current trends towards environmental decline across the globe, especially with regard to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change.
3. the system of global governance must be reinvigorated.
4. major structural reform is needed to provide stronger, more effective and more representative multilateral institutions.
5. the leading role of the United Nations (UN) in the maintenance of international peace and security must be recognised and respected by all countries.
6. the international financial institutions that govern aid, development, trade, and transnational financial movements require extensive reform to enable them to provide global economic justice.”

All of which means less national sovereignty, less individual freedom, and more one-world government. Just what these guys want. But more sober minds have always warned about the dangers of big government, global government, and unrestrained Leviathan. Voices old and new have made these warnings, and we need to listen to them. We ignore their wisdom at our peril. So let me here conclude by offering just a smattering of some great quotes on this issue:

“A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.” Bertrand de Jouvenel

“Government should do for people what they can’t do for themselves, and no more.” Abraham Lincoln

“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government — lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.” Patrick Henry

“When government fears the people, there is liberty. When people fear the government, there is tyranny!” Thomas Jefferson

“Most bad government has grown out of too much government.” Thomas Jefferson

“The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” Thomas Jefferson

“The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first.” Thomas Jefferson

“Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master.” Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States

“The attempt to make heaven on earth invariably produces hell.” Karl Popper

“In politics, the great non sequitur of our time is that (1) things are not right and that (2) the government should make them right.” Thomas Sowell

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help’.” Ronald Reagan

“No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this earth.” Ronald Reagan

“Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.” Ronald Reagan

“Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.” Ronald Reagan

“Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.” Ronald Reagan

?”Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.” PJ O’Rourke

?”Now I am one of those who believe that the cure for centralization is decentralization.” G.K. Chesterton

“There are very few things in life that a little politics can’t make worse.” G.K. Chesterton

“The bigger the Big Government, the smaller everything else.” Mark Steyn

“If a candidate is not publically committed to fewer government programs from fewer government agencies enforcing fewer government regulations with fewer government bureaucrats on less lavish taxpayer-funded pay, he’s not serious. He’s not only killing your grandchildren’s and children’s future, he’s killing yours – and you will live to see it.” Mark Steyn

“Americans face a choice; you can rediscover the animating principles of the American idea – limited government, a self-reliant citizenry, and the opportunities to exploit your talents to the fullest – or you can join most of the rest of the western world in terminal decline.” Mark Steyn

www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/bob-browns-un-vision-for-greening-the-world/story-fn59niix-1226308713373
greens.org.au/policies

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15 Responses to Green Globalism

  • Its scary that they are not even trying to hide such proposals now. So many people are so ignorant of what’s going on or recognize what lunatics Bob Brownshirt and the rest are.
    Damien Spillane

  • Watching the election results now and it seems Bob’s message got through loud and clear. 0 green candidates have won a seat thus far. The Labor party have been wiped almost off the board.

    Only time will tell if the LNP will attempt to reverse the downward slide towards totalitarianism, or just slow it down for a little while.

    Man cannot guide his own footsteps except to the detriment to man. Always get the best advice, not just the popular advice.

    Neil Waldron

  • I met some truly weird Christians in Queensland who were into conspiracy theories. They were lovely enough people but they always kept going on and on about media elites, and world government. At the time I thought they were nutters. Today I believe that people who don’t think in this way are on the brink, and failing to see what is really going on.

    I don’t believe in focusing on these things too much, as it takes our focus away from Jesus, but I think it’s the height of ignorance for people to believe that these types of alliances and sneaky bureaucracies don’t exist.

    Ben Mathewson

  • It’s a logical progression. Humanism considers that man has to solve his own problems and to do that he needs to unite globally to tackle global issues. It’s the mindset of Babel. “Then they said, ‘Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth’.” Gen 11:4
    Tas Walker

  • Hey Ben, I get your point, but let me put it another way.

    All of these things are being directed and controlled by none other than Satan himself. Thus as good Christians and dedicated followers of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ, we must do the following, reconnoiter the enemy movement, conduct prior preparation and planning, set up our defences against whatever attack is most current and stand firm against such attacks.

    Thus it is vitally important to know exactly which attack satan is about to unleash upon us, which attacks he is planning for later on etc so we can defend, defuse and dismantle each as they come. We can only do this by studying what the seed of satan is doing.

    Hope this helps put things in a different perspective.
    P.S, I come from a long military background and put many things I learnt in the army into my personal and public spiritual battle against satan and his earthly seed.

    Neil Waldron

  • Exactly Tas – even when I was a boy I realised the enormity of what this scripture indicated, and marvelled at the arrogance of man, and the wiles of the evil one. To think that satan gave up on this plan because of God’s intervention in Babel is to misunderstand satan’s overwhelming desire to destroy us. Different organisations at varying levels (Illuminati, Masons, Fabians, Marxists), all with a similar and common purpose, many interlinked over the years, have been hell bent (no pun intended) on achieving the central rule of all mankind and removal of God – and this will be done through controlling money, ie. the banking system, the greatest con in history.

    To quote:
    Sir Josiah Stamp, president of the Bank of England in the 1920s, would remark years later: “Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin. The bankers own the earth; take it away from them but leave them the power to create deposits, and with a flick of a pen they will create enough deposits to buy it back again.”

    1828 – Mayer Amschel Rothschild, who finances the Illuminati, expresses his utter contempt for national governments which attempt to regulate international bankers such as him: “Allow me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who writes the laws.”

    1829 – President Jackson vigorously opposing the efforts to control the money supply, tells his adversaries: “You are a den of vipers! I intend to rout you out, and by the Eternal God I will rout you out. If the people only understood the rank injustice of our money and banking system, there would be a revolution before morning.”

    Us “nutters” who have been watching and speaking out against the erosion of sovereign power know that Bob Brown may just be talking about it now but both successive governments have been ceding Australian sovereign power to the UN (previously… League of Nations) for over a hundred years… Fabians of all colours in politics have been busy ‘giving away the farm’ – before and including Hawke, Keating, Fraser, even the misguided Howard, & of course this government who is headed by a the noted Fabian Gillard, have all signed legally binding UN bills which have signed away our rights to control over the environmental, economic and religious. This has happened to a similar degree to the the other major western powers over the last century, (though only the UK, the greatest economic empire up to that time, and the US, the greatest economic empire now, have really mattered, though Russia Revolution was important and China is being primed to take over where the others have left off). In the US, only Kennedy and Reagan stood against them, and Wilson was duped into instituting the final piece of the puzzle, the privately held U.S. Federal Reserve (neither Federal nor a reserve). Wars are not waged by the US for oil per se – they are waged to ensure the continuation of “petrodollars”, the single most powerful controlling position conferred onto any single nation in history, established at Bretton Woods 1944. This is how world governments are controlled by The U.S. Federal Reserve.

    How does Australia fit in? Another irony is that Australians believe we have a legally accepted and binding Australian constitution, established by British law and now part of the Australian parliament – yet in reality we have no such thing. If we did have an Australian Constitution it would mean that the law of this country is still decided by a subsection of the by-laws of the British Parliament. And, in truth the Australian states could have far more power than they exercise. however, the reality is that we seceded from the UK at the turn of the 20th century and were internationally recognised as a separate legal entity through a legally binding agreement with the League of Nations.

    About the only thing ‘the powers that be’ haven’t succeeded in establishing is global taxation, which has been attempted but failed in the past through imposition of international military and direct economic levies – something that they hoped to have fully achieved at the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference conference. You’ll all be happy to know that even though this was not ratified at the conference as a UN directive, Australia, through Gillard’s carbon tax leads the world as the first to establish the very same international taxation of a nation as was discussed at this conference. Keep in mind that the recent mining taxation wasn’t so much an attempt to balance the budget, but instituted the first example of a global resource tax. They must be very proud of her. You know I am. Not many other countries can boast a gravelly-voiced closet-lesbian ranga ‘democratic’ leader who wasn’t even popularly elected. And of course, Obama is similar in his desire and the lengths to which he has gone (even ignoring Congress at times) to achieve such similar UN aims. He is less an Islamist and more a gobal centralist who will use all means to achieve said aims (and those who still think he’s Christian in any shape or form are living in fantasy land).

    To quote:
    1920-1931 – Louis T. McFadden is Chairman of the House Committee on Banking and Currency. Concerning the Federal Reserve, Congressman McFadden notes: “When the Federal Reserve Act was passed, the people of these United States did not perceive that a world banking system was being set up here. A super-state controlled by international bankers and international industrialists acting together to enslave the world for their own pleasure. Every effort has been made by the Fed to conceal its powers but the truth is – the Fed has usurped the Government. It controls everything here and it controls all our foreign relations. It makes and breaks governments at will.” Concerning the Great Depression and the country’s acceptance of FDR’s New Deal, he asserts: “It was no accident. It was a carefully contrived occurrence. The international bankers sought to bring about a condition of despair here so they might emerge as the rulers of us all.”
    Sound familiar? Open your eyes. Look around you at where we are at now… near the end of the greatest fiat money system in history, and with it, before our very eyes, we are seeing the greatest global transfer of wealth and power in history. It dwarfs anything that has gone before – centralised government is only a breath away.

    When I was young I didn’t think I’d live to see the realisation of global government by the few. My only question now is not when it will be established, but whom are they going to get to lead it?

    Garth Penglase

  • A global government is what is predicted in Revelation which will be lead by the anti Christ. We need to be on our guard for such things.
    Will Jardine

  • G’day Bill,

    Someone should tell Bob Brown that Abraham Lincon wasn’t the first to say ‘government of the people, by the people and for the people.’ It was said by Theodore Parker some years before him, though the quote is often incorrectly attributed to Lincoln.

    But before then, it was first said by John Wycliffe, in his preface to the first translation of the English Bible, 1384. The full quote is ‘This Bible is for the government of the people, by the people and for the people.’ http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/John_Wycliffe

    Of course Bob Brown would hate to know that !

    Andrew Campbell

  • Our Greens neighbours have scant respect for economic globalism and trans-national corporations and their machinations. One could say their concept of a global parliament amounts to a new imperialism – UN imperialism. Ah… some get their kicks not on Route 66, but on “Route 666”!
    John Wigg

  • Control comes through depersonalistion achieved through lies.
    “global village”? Oxymoron, how many people realize? When business, banking, anything loses face to face contact it becomes a tool in the hand of the enemy.
    Of course only the Lord Himself can maintain personal contact with each of us, only under His lordship can we be united and live.
    Many blessings
    Ursula Bennett

  • I want to add a word of caution to this discussion. Some Christians who discuss these things are informed by The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. This document is fraudulent and anti-Semitic, which I hope you all find as abhorrent as I do.
    Ross McPhee

  • Seems Green Globalism has caught the eyes of others as well. Here

    Jeffrey Carl

  • If Bob leads the world we can expect massive reduction in pollution because he and his deputy (Peter Singer?) will sweep most of us away. After all we’re no more significant than snails but will make better fertiliser! In one fell swoop poverty will end,hunger will end and all problems will vanish in Bobtopia. Of course it may turn out that some greens are more equal than others, so wars may continue till someone decides that, since man is a plague upon the planet, they should “nuke” the lot and let the cockroaches inherit the earth!!
    Fortunately for us little Bob is not in charge of the world nor even of his own destiny, so we pray for him a poor sinner even as all men are, and we pray for ourselves and our beautiful Earth. Our God is in charge of all things and all things are coming together in Christ. To Him be praise and glory forever! In the meantime we live the Gospel and spread the Gospel as faithfully as possible, each in our own little time/place/space.
    Anna Cook

  • When it comes to global governance and conspiracy theories, I don’t believe that there is a group of men behind the scenes ‘pulling the strings’ of people like Bob Brown. Rather, individuals like Brown are merely following the spirit of the age and all heading in the same direction thus making it appear as though they are all controlled by some shadowy organisation. But as Neil said above, they are simply pawns in the hands of Satan.

    Ewan McDonald, Victoria.

  • Yes quite right Ewan.

    Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch

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