Pope Francis’ Dr. Strangelove Craves One World Government Run by “Experts”

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, the scientist behind Laudato Si, is an activist for a global state run by “enlightened” elites.

By William M Briggs Published on July 5, 2015

Who’s up for a one-world government run by radical ecologists? Herr Professor Doktor Hans Joachim, a.k.a. John, Schellnhuber, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact ResearchCommander of the British Empire, prophet of doom, avowed atheist, and the most prominent advisor to Pope Francis and the Vatican on global warming, is hot for it. And he has a “master plan” to bring it about.

Schellnhuber is a quantum physicist who apparently believes the earth is a self-aware, self-regulating, cognizant organism. He sees mankind as an infection which causes Mother Earth to develop planetary syndromes like global warming, which, Schellnhuber says, might soon kill billions. And he has the ear of the Vatican. Or, rather, as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, he plugs the ear of the Vatican. Schellnhuber has openly boasted of denying access to Vatican events to scientists who disagree with him about global warming. Schellnhuber is a courtier who will allow no good news to reach the sovereign.

Anyway, global government can’t come soon enough, Schellnhuber says, because the current benighted political system will “tear this cultivated world and its breathing inhabitants apart.” Schellnhuber would be the world’s tutor — and the cure for its ills.

In his own wistful words, here is his “daydream” about what the “Great Transformation” to “world government” would look like:

  • the Earth Constitution would transcend the UN Charter and identify those first principles guiding humanity in its quest for freedom, dignity, security and sustainability;
  • the Global Council would be an assembly of individuals elected directly by all people on Earth, where eligibility should be not constrained by geographical, religious, or cultural quotas; and
  • the Planetary Court would be a transnational legal body open to appeals from everybody, especially with respect to violations of the Earth Constitution.

You have to admire Schellnhuber’s suggestion that our world leaders be elected directly. If you thought national campaigns were bad now, when we have the moderating effects of a common culture and separation of powers, just wait until we have planetary direct democracy.

Also ingenious is his recommendation that eligibility not be constrained by geography and other cultural ties. This makes it possible to achieve his goal of filling all top posts with experts. Who can be against experts? Yet the true innovation is that Global Council leaders not only get to impose solutions to our problems, but would also get to define those problems in the first place.

The Planetary Council, presumably chosen from the Global Council — has Schellnhuber daydreamed about leading this body? — has the added pleasure of assigning punishments for failing to implement whatever “solutions” are imposed, but also, we might suspect, of issuing penalties for failing to acknowledge Council-defined problems. Would disagreeing with World Government be a “hate crime” against Mother Earth?

Supporters will say such a political system would be efficient. Things will happen and quickly. In this, they are right. French citizens who lived through la Terreur were amazed at the rapidity with which efficient, unchecked government lopped off heads.

The Pope’s New Encyclical

Schellnhuber was one of the advisors to Pope Francis as he wrote his “environmental” encyclical Laudato Si. So it is no surprise to hear in that document not only Schellnhuber’s scientific opinions but the echoes of his cry for one-world government. For instance, the Pope writes:

[I]t is essential to devise stronger and more efficiently organized international institutions, with functionaries who are appointed fairly by agreement among national governments, and empowered to impose sanctions. (paragraph 175)

Society, through non-governmental organizations and intermediate groups, must put pressure on governments to develop more rigorous regulations, procedures and controls. Unless citizens control political power — national, regional and municipal — it will not be possible to control damage to the environment. (179)

In these calls, Francis sought (as in 175) to enlist support from Pope Benedict XVI, quoting from his encyclical Caritas in Veritate, that “there is urgent need of a true world political authority.” But Francis left out what came before, which was Benedict’s concern “of giving poorer nations an effective voice in shared decision-making.” Francis also cut short Benedict’s ending, which was this warning: “Such an authority would need to be regulated by law, to observe consistently the principles of subsidiarity and solidarity.”

In Laudato, Pope Francis does not say much about subsidiarity, which encourages local solutions rather than centralized ones. The Catholic Catechism lays heavy emphasis on its importance (although the following italics are mine):

1883 … Excessive intervention by the state can threaten personal freedom and initiative. The teaching of the Church has elaborated the principle of subsidiarity, according to which “a community of a higher order should not interfere in the internal life of a community of a lower order, depriving the latter of its functions, but rather should support it in case of need and help to co-ordinate its activity with the activities of the rest of society, always with a view to the common good.”

1895 The principle of subsidiarity is opposed to all forms of collectivism. It sets limits for state intervention. It aims at harmonizing the relationships between individuals and societies. It tends toward the establishment of true international order.

A “true international order,” which respects the place of families, the Church and local communities, is not the equivalent of a secular unaccountable world government, but more like its opposite. Yet with radical globalists like Schellnhuber whispering in the halls, we are right to fear that such subtleties will be lost. Schellnhuber should be spouting his theories to weary patrons at a local bar in Potsdam, not gaining the ear of British monarchs and popes.

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  • intellectone

    Why does Pope Francis even have this Schellnhuber in the Vatican when he is an avowed atheist? Something is amiss. The Souls are more important than the earth and God made the earth to withstand anything that man can throw at it. It can stand long after every man is gone. Yes, the Climate Changes four times a year. Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring. and the Climate is different around the world. Anybody that believes the evil people like this atheist Schellnbuber and Al Gore have been duped and deceived.

    • Wayne Cook

      Yep. Super ecologists don’t recognize anything above themselves, their humanist manifesto makes the earth God and their mantra all for the earth, for which they believe the earth cannot survive man. What drivel. Well said sir. Their philosophy is based on super-myopia.

  • ab

    Yes, there is and has been a CONSPIRACY to create a ONE-WORLD GOVERNMENT.
    This is a video of WALTER CRONKITE accepting a lifetime achievement honor–the NORMAN COUSINS GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AWARD–from the WORLD FEDERALIST ASSOCIATION back in 1999. In his speech, you hear CRONKITE say such goodies as:

    “Americans are going to have to yield up some of our sovereignty–that’s going to be to many a bitter pill (5:56 mark);” “To deal with world problems, we need a system of enforceable world law (6:38);” “…all of which [c. 200 sovereign nations] are going to have to be convinced to give up some of that sovereignty to the better, greater union–…and it’s not going to be easy (7:00);” “Today the notion of unlimited national sovereignty means international anarchy (7:32);” “It [world government] will be a world where the overwhelming majority of national leaders will consistently abide by the rule of world law–if we have our way and can sell our program (6:32);” “And those who won’t obey the law,…will be dealt with effectively… (8:43);” “He [Pat Robertson] wrote any attempt to achieve world order before that time [return of the Messiah] must be the work of the Devil. Well join me, I am glad to sit here at the right hand of Satan (13:53).”

    Near the end of the clip (15:17 mark), HILLARY CLINTON [the SITTING FIRST LADY in 1999] appears in a video CONGRATULATING CRONKITE for his commitment and work toward establishing a ONE-WORLD GOVERNMENT. She says: “For decades you told us the way it is, but tonight we honor you for fighting for the way it could be (16:03).” Keep in mind that she was the SITTING FIRST LADY at the time. And at the very end, the “distinguished” actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS is introduced to speak at the podium (17:05). Interesting!

    This is CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE that folks at the HIGHEST LEVELS of the US GOV’T and MEDIA have been CONSPIRING against the AMERICAN PEOPLE to OVERTHROW the REPUBLIC and establish a GLOBAL GOVERNMENT that WILL NOT be based on the PRINCIPLES of our CONSTITUTION.

    “ASI presents: Hillary, Walter Cronkite and World Government”
    youtubeDOTcom/watch?v=95Jfa95PLSI [17:20 full clip]

    “Walter Cronkite receives “Global Governance Award” from WFA”
    youtubeDOTcom/watch?v=heegk07026I [1:29 summarized clip]

    • samton909

      If this had anything at all to do with the Pope and his encyclical, it might be interesting.

      • ab

        It has to do with a conspiracy to dissolve the US and the Constitution by folks in the government and media. You don’t think that is important?

  • samton909

    Pope Francis also took JP II out of context and pretended JP II was just as wild-eyed as Francis is. JP II’s statements on the environment were lucid, balanced, and thoughtful, unlike Francis’s which were rather crazy.

    In all my years of being Catholic, I have not seen this kind of hysterical, nonsensical, untrue language come from a Pope. Something is wrong with this guy. Don’t get me wrong, some parts of the encyclcal were very good, thoughtful meditations on faith and morals. But they were buried in a pile of dung so crazy sounding that they might as well not even exist.

  • Mervyn

    As a Catholic, I find it astounding that a Pope could be so irresponsible as to allow the Church to become embroiled in a highly controversial political issue which is very divisive. The Pope’s encyclical reveals his distorted view of the world and his blindness to the untold benefits to the world directly relating to the wealth generated from capitalism and the fossil fuel industry. As far as he is concerned, it’s all been bad and we must repent by giving it all up for some mystery utopian system for the world to live happily ever after.

    The Pope’s encyclical makes me wonder whether he was born with a birthmark of “666”.

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