Bono Admits To Being 'An Insufferable Jumped-Up Jesus'

Singer admits that he is difficult during talk on world poverty.

Bono Admits To Being 'An Insufferable Jumped-Up Jesus'
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U2 front man Bono has admitted that he is "an insufferable jumped-up Jesus" at a TED talk in which he also stated that technology could be used to eliminate extreme poverty by 2013: "Forget the rock opera," he told the invited crowd. "Forget the bombast. The only thing singing today is the facts. I have truly embraced my inner nerd. Exit the rock star. Enter the evidence-based activist. The factavist." The singer told the audience that more people with AIDS are getting life -saving treatment and that deaths from malaria have dropped. He also stated that the child morality rate has fallen with over 7000 fewer children dying each day than ten years ago. "The rate is still too high, but it is mindblowing, heart-stopping stuff. If we get to the Zero Zone, for number crunchers like us, that is the erogenous zone. I am sexually aroused by the collating of data." Bono also joked that his target to end extreme poverty in 2030 isn't as far away as some might think, adding that it was "only three Rolling Stones farewell concerts away". The singer's talk was more upbeat than the severe message that Bono had delivered at TED in 2005, where he stated that the audience needed to take a more active role, instead of just giving money to charity.

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    kLeft
    "The rate is still too high, but it is mindblowing, heart-stopping stuff. If we get to the Zero Zone, for number crunchers like us, that is the erogenous zone. I am sexually aroused by the collating of data." thatescalatedquickly.jpg
    Rimfrost
    I think its mortality rate, it wouldnt be good if childrens morale dropped :p.
    bangbang!!
    Yeah, if their morality is dropping, that would just mean they're abandoning their morals and standards... which would probably end up increasing the mortality rate, right?
    MattHessing
    "he also stated that technology could be used to eliminate extreme poverty by 2013 " Do it Bono, you magnificent son of a gun!
    AcdcTXfan
    All the hate comments on here are pathetic. It's totally fine if you don't like U2, but Bono is a great man trying to save and improve the lives of millions of people. But what kind of world are we living in if you get criticized for doing so???
    NickGrouwen
    I guess it's because he did some hypocrite stuff in the past and people can't get over that - bunch of pussies. Always gotta bring up the past so they can feel better about themselves being armchair critics when it comes to Bono. Not even a fan of the band but heck it annoys me
    Democrab
    "U2 front man Bono has admitted that he is "an insufferable jumped-up Jesus" at a TED talk" No, he's an insufferable jumped-up jesus 24/7. (Note: This doesn't mean I don't like his charity work and music, just that I wish celebrities in general would STFU about this stuff)
    NW151987
    has bono never considered the population of the earth? if less people are dying... then there are less resources to go around?
    kipodaha
    If you think Samuel`s story is neat,, two weaks-ago my son in law basically also got a cheque for $6220 sitting there eleven hours a week an their house and there best friend's step-sister`s neighbour was doing this for 3 months and earnt more than $6220 part time from there labtop. the steps from this address... http://www.Cloud65.com
    Harrison_Bounel
    Bono is a NO TALENT hack and a RICH globalist F$GGOT ! I want to see Bono dead from a rappers bullet. Oh please pleae somebody whack bono. He sucks. Whiny faggot !
    adamj1300
    bono's stupid hypocrite, a man sings about povity & 3rd world countries, moved the bands base to the Netherlands after Ireland his own country where heading to financial ruin scrapped their musicians tax. tough life when you have a band worth over a billion and a supposed net worth between 600 to 800 million