Please do not see this email as an invitation to start bombarding me with emails again, but I do feel the need to write to you about something. It has long been clear to anyone with any degree of discrimination that the 'New World Order' nonsense that you peddle has, to put it mildly, a dark side, and that your supposed 'research' bears little resemblance to actual research, as I have pointed out to you before (how's that research about Transition running workshops on eugenics coming on by the way?!).... for example, your stuff about BP and the 'green agenda' which you talked about on Talk Sport (which someone else pointed me to with great hilairity) is absolutely ridiculous, bearing no resemblance to anything like the green movement I have been part of for 20 years (oh, and the 1992 summit in Rio wasn't called the 'Earth First Summit' by the way... do your homework... .
Anyway what prompted me to write was that I recently saw pointed to a film on YouTube of a talk you gave in Wales, in Part 4 of which you say "the equivalent we've got in this country is to question the Holocaust. It's a non-subject... no point in going there because all you're going to do is bring the whole weight of the Jewish community and you're going to present your head on a platter". So now Holocaust denial is on your agenda is it? What's the next DVD Ian, 'The Holocaust Agenda'? I am absolutely disgusted (but not surprised). Firstly with you for coming out with such nonsense, and secondly that no-one in your audience said "er, excuse me... what?". It is clear that what you present in your talks is based on a complete absence of critical thinking, but that you should now be questioning the historical basis for the extermination of 6 million Jews is revolting. Of course questioning the Holocaust is a 'non-subject' and so it should be, indeed in Austria it is a criminal offence... I presume you might leave that comment out of any talks you get invited to do there?
Absolutely and profoundly disgraceful.
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Some points to consider:
1). I received this unsolicited Email from Rob Hopkins on 23rd Sept. At the time I was not aware that the video of my Corwen presentation had been posted on YouTube and at the time had been watched by 23 people! How did Rob Hopkins become one of the first people to review this video ... is he stalking me on the internet?
2). Hopkins casual dismissal of the 'New World Order' as 'Nonsense' speaks volumes!
3) A common thread running through Hopkins' Emails are such comments as ' ... your supposed 'research' bears little resemblance to actual research...'! However, although I have offered Hopkins the opportunity to expose the inadequacy of my research in public debate, he seems strangely reluctant to take me up on this offer!
4). Hopkins facetious question, "how's that research about Transition running workshops on eugenics coming on by the way?!" refers to an Email I sent him a year ago asking him to confirm a report that Julia Middleton (CEO of Common Purpose) had given a presentation Eugenics at a TT Conference. Hopkins denied that this had been the case. However, there is an uncorroborated reference to this event HERE - page down to post submitted on Weds 29th July 2009.
5). The Eugenics comment rather backfired on Hopkins when 10:10 Global released their pornographic promo video, featuring the summary execution of 'Climate Change deniers' just one week later. See my post HERE.
6). Note the footer at the bottom of Hopkins Email. Although the Email was sent from Hopking gmail account, the Email was sent during normal business hours, from the Transition Town offices,on a Transtion Town Computer.
However as you will see from my next post, Rob Hopkins has the bit between his teeth and is going for the jugular!
Read the next round of Email exchanges HERE