Maitreya Rael awards the title of Honorary Guide to men and women who are not Raelian but who, like Raelians, dedicate their lives to changing the world
by reducing violence, denouncing injustice, eliminating god-related taboos, and promoting Human Rights.
Madonna was nominated as an honorary guide on April 24, 1991, for her role in promoting sexual awakening, like in the video clip of her song ‘Like a Prayer’.
2. Sinead O’Connor
Sinead O’Connor was nominated as an honorary guide on March 9, 1992, after she ripped up a picture of the Pope on live TV in protest of the church’s role in concealing abuse of children by priests. Bob Marley’s ‘War‘ performed by Sinéad O’Connor on SNL
3. Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson was nominated as an honorary guide in 1992 for his pro-peace and anti-racism songs, especially “Heal the World,” “Who’s Bad?” and “Black or White.” In 1992, Jackson set up the Heal the World Foundation, which focuses on making the safe and healthy development of children a top priority worldwide. The foundation also aims at making the world aware of children’s rights and needs, and to improve humanity by eliminating violence and disease.
4. George Michael
George Michael was nominated as honorary guide on July 8, 2002, for his video clip,“Shoot the Dog,” which lambasted American President George Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair for their decision to attack Iraq. The video portrayed Blair as a dog walked by Bush, and some British TV stations censured the film clip because of its shocking nature. Michael has consistently opposed the war in Iraq.
5. Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill was nominated as an honorary guide on December 16, 2003. During a Christmas concert at the Vatican, she severely criticized the Catholic Church, accusing it of corrupting and abusing children. She alluded to the many sexual abuses of children by U.S. priests and asked them to repent. She was later censored from the Christmas Eve Vatican Concert retransmission on TV. To justify her absence, they told her that her papers weren’t in order. But the papers had to be filled in before the event registration. The most likely reason Hill was cut? She had harshly criticized the Catholic Church.
6. Alexandre Grangeiro
Alexandre Grangeiro was nominated as an honorary guide on February 20, 2004. While heading the Brazilian Health Ministry program to fight against AIDS, he publicly condemned the Catholic Church for wrongfully claiming that condoms don’t offer protection and for thereby committing a new crime against humanity.
7. Ramsey Clark
Ramsey Clark was nominated as an honorary guide on March 4, 2004, for his open letter, dated Jan.29, 2004, to General Secretary of the United Nations Kofi Annan. (You may see the letter at www.iacenter.org/rc_un0104.htm.) as a former American general prosecutor at the Justice Department, Ramsey Clark took a firm stand against the violent and illegal policies of George W. Bush, especially the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, in which 40,000 defenseless people were killed. Clark compared Bush to Goering and denounced the accumulation and development of new nuclear weapons by the United States while other countries have been denied the right to have them. He also denounced the violation of de-nuclearization treaties signed by the U.S. government and the deaths of 567,000 Iraqi children caused by 12 years of economical sanctions imposed by the United Nations after U.S. prompting.
8. Michael Moore
Michael Moore was nominated as an honorary guide on April 21, 2004. His 2002 documentary, “Bowling for Columbine,” depicted the increase of violence and fear in a gun-crazy America and explored underlying attitudes responsible for this negative cultural milieu. He has since then made other thought-provoking, controversial documentaries characterized by a relentless search for truth backed by hard but unpopular facts.
9. Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstadt was nominated as an honorary guide on July 22, 2004. after her constant support of filmmaker Michael Moore and her liberal views. A few days before her nomination, she was denied an appearance at the Aladdin Casino in Las Vegas after she dedicated the song “Desperado” to Moore and asked her audience to see Fahrenheit 9/11, his latest film. In her dedication, Ronstadt described Moore as “a patriot spreading the truth.” The dedication angered many in the audience, who deliberately spilled drinks, tore down posters, and demanded their money back. According to an Aladdin spokesperson, about 25 percent of the audience of 4,500 got up and left before the performance had finished.
10. Bill Gates
Bill Gates was nominated as an honorary guide on July 26, 2004. Founder of Microsoft, one of the world’s wealthiest men, and a worldwide philanthropist, Gates arranged in 2004 to give yet another $3 billion to charitable trusts promoting greater equality in global health and learning. In declaring him an Honorary Guide, Rael said Gates is much more of a saint than Mother Theresa was since he doesn’t spend 90 percent of his donated funds trying to convert those he helps to a religious faith other than their own as she did. Stating that education and basic health measures should be the right of all, Rael pointed out that Gates was setting an example of generosity and compassion – with no strings of religious conversion attached.
11. Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner was nominated as honorary guide on October 2004 for his milestone achievements in breaking sexual taboos. The Playboy magnate also published a substantial Raelian interview in October 2004 that included photos of a number of alluring Raelian women.
11. Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner foi nomeado guia honorário em outubro de 2004 pelas suas conquistas marcantes na quebra de tabus sexuais. O magnata da Playboy também publicou uma substancial entrevista Raeliana a outubro de 2004, que incluía fotos de várias sedutoras mulheres Raelianas.
12. Hugo Chavez
Hugo Chavez was nominated as an honorary guide in October 2004 for his support of those who denounce the horrific genocides and other crimes committed by Europeans during the colonization of the Americas. Spurning the name of the traditional Columbus Day holiday in America, he declared it should henceforth be known as Indian Resistance Day in honor of the indigenous inhabitants.
Eminem was nominated as honorary guide on November 29, 2004, for his anti-war song “Mosh.” The video shows that governmental fear-mongering, whether imposed locally or nationally, is highly effective for manipulating people.
14. Thaksin Shinawatra
Thaksin Shinawatra former Prime Minister of Thailand): was nominated honorary guide on December 13, 2004, for his action in countering violence in a creative, peaceful way. To help stem violence in a Muslim-dominated southern region of Thailand, he had military planes drop thousands of paper “peace bombs,” some of which contained promises of education or employment.
15. Leon Ferrari
Leon Ferrari was nominated honorary guide on January 10, 2005, for his most famous artwork, La civilización occidental y Cristiana (“Western-Christian Civilization,”1965), in which Christ is shown crucified on an American warplane as a symbolic protest against the Vietnam War. Ferrari has also created works deemed offensive by the Catholic Church, and one of his exhibitions was forced to close in Buenos Aires after a Catholic priest obtained a court order.
16. Michael Newdow
Michael Newdow was nominated honorary guide on January 17, 2005, for his commitment to remove all mentions of God from U.S. public affairs. (See his Web site. He is a Newdow, an attorney, and a doctor who resides in California. www.restorethepledge.com.)
17. Ward Churchill
Ward Churchill was nominated honorary guide on Feb. 10, 2005, for his antiwar essay “Satya,” which many Americans deemed “insensitive” or “unpatriotic.” Churchill pointed out that the three million people killed in the war in Indochina and those who died in the U.S. invasions of Grenada and Panama were victims of unconscionable governmental decisions. Further, he said indigenous peoples are still subject to genocidal policies. He is a Colorado University professor.
18. Rosie O’Donnell
Rosie O’Donnell was nominated honorary guide on July 15, 2005, for her unswerving support of human rights. She applauded Canada’s decision to recognize gay rights and condemned the United States for refusing to grant homosexuals the right to marry.
19. Nicholas Negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte was nominated honorary guide on October 1, 2005, Rael sent his personal congratulations to Nicholas Negroponte and named him Honorary Guide for his advancement of education in impoverished countries. Committed to providing children worldwide with the means to use the educational and communications benefits of the Internet, Negroponte currently chairs One Laptop Per Child, a nonprofit organization that supplies inexpensive (under $100) computers designated for children in poor countries.
20. Michel Houellebecq
Michel Houellebecq was nominated honorary guide on October 7, 2005, for: (1) writing a novel (its English title is “The Possibility of an Island”) that depicts a religious movement inspired by the Raelian Movement; (2) integrity and exemplary honesty when publicly discussing the Raelian Movement; and (3) generating extraordinary worldwide media interest in Raelianism. Houellebecq said he is proud of his Honorary Guide designation, especially since he was the first and (at the time) only French citizen to be given this title.
21. Cindy Sheehan
Cindy Sheehan was nominated honorary guide on November 8, 2005, for promoting peace and non-violence. Sheehan’s son Casey was killed while on duty in Iraq, and following his death she demanded an explanation for the war from President George Bush, campaigning ceaselessly toward that end. By establishing a camp near the gates of his Crawford ranch to publicly protest the war and the senseless deaths it has wrought, she reenergized the U.S. peace movement for a new generation.
22. Brian Haw
Brian Haw was nominated honorary guide on Jan. 14, 2006. Brian Haw had spent four-and-a-half years encamped outside London Parliament to highlight the plight of Iraqi children. Arrested after a law had been passed forbidding spontaneous free speech within a one-kilometer radius of the House of Commons, Brian Haw told the police, “I’m not breaching the peace. I’m fighting for it.” He was almost immediately released: Although his sleeping bag was within shouting distance of the Prime Minister’s bedroom, he had been there before the law took effect. The High Court judges ruled that he was exempt from the ruling. Nevertheless, although police continued to harass him, Haw went back to Parliament Square and set up a peace camp. He has kept vigil there since June 2001. His peace protest video
23. William Blum
William Blum was nominated honorary guide on Jan. 25, 2006. American author and U.S. policy critic Blum has written several books, including “Rogue State: A Guide to the World’s Only Superpower,” which became a bestseller after Osama Bin Laden said in a video message that all Americans should read it. A former State Department employee, Blum started his activist career in 1969 when he exposed the names and addresses of 212 CIA officials, and he has since authored a number of books and worked to expose government corruption.
24. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Ayaan Hirsi Ali was nominated honorary guide on Feb. 6, 2006. This Dutch feminist, writer, and politician was born in Somalia, left her native country at 22 to escape from an arranged marriage, and found refuge in the Netherlands, where she later became an elected representative. A strong advocate of the freedom of Muslim women, she became a target of Islamic extremists. Theo Van Gogh, director of “Soumission,” (“Submission”), a film critical of the treatment of women in Islamic society, was murdered by such a group in November 2004, and Dutch authorities have confirmed that Hirsi Ali, who wrote the screenplay, is also in danger.
25. Wafa Sultan
Wafa Sultan was nominated honorary guide on March 20, 2006, for taking a strong stand on the drawbacks of Muslim fundamentalism. Arab-American psychologist Wafa Sultan of Los Angeles. In an interview aired on Al-Jazeera TV on Feb. 21, 2006, she said today’s primary conflict is not a clash of civilizations, but a clash between the mentality of the Middle Ages and that of the 21st century.
26. Michel Onfray
Michel Onfray was nominated honorary guide on March 20, 2006. The work of this French philosopher and writer is very close to the Raelian philosophy.
27. Michael Berg
Michael Berg was nominated honorary guide on June 9, 2006, for his admirable reaction to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s execution by the American army. Although his son had been beheaded by this man, Berg took a stand against revenge, saying every act of violence leads to more violence in a never-ending, vicious circle of death. Berg practices the absolute non-violence advocated by Ghandi – the only value that can save the world.
28. Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett was nominated honorary guide on June 30, 2006, for his exceptional generosity and compassion. An American investor and one of the world’s richest men, Buffett announced in June 2006 that he had decided to give away 85 percent of his vast wealth to benefit humanity. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other foundations have begun distributing the funds to assorted educational and humanitarian projects around the world.
29. King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
King Jigme Singye Wangchuck was nominated honorary guide on Aug. 10, 2006, for his wise rule illustrating peace and love toward all of humanity. Rael especially commended the emphasis placed on “Gross National Happiness” over economic growth. He also praised the king’s decision to make the Kingdom of Bhutan the first non-smoking nation; the care taken to protect the country from the cultural pollution of excessive tourism, and his offer to give up his power as supreme ruler and institute democratic procedures. Largely through his efforts, the country is now a constitutional monarchy rather than an absolute monarchy. Revered by his people, he retained power after a democratic vote, then abdicated in favor of his eldest son in late 2006.
30. Dr. John Sanford
Dr. John Sanford was nominated honorary guide on Aug. 21, 2006, for his brilliant and courageous exposure of the flaws in the evolutionary premise. In his book “Genetic Entropy and the Mystery of the Genome,” Sanford illustrated that the very foundation of the theory of evolution, the “primary axiom,” is false. In addition to presenting compelling evidence that entire genomes cannot evolve upward, he presented compelling evidence that higher genomes actually degenerate over time. A growing number of scientists, including Dr. Sanford, are courageously countering the views of those “elevated high priests of the scientific community” who continue promoting evolution as an incontestable reality despite overwhelming evidence against it.
31. Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo
Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo was nominated honorary guide on November 7, 2006. This Zambian Archbishop made it his mission to seek change in longstanding Vatican policy. Had he been successful in persuading his superiors that priests should be allowed to marry, he could have saved many innocent children from sexual abuse, but he was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for ordaining married men. The widely publicized existence of numerous pedophiles in the Catholic Church speaks for itself, and the only way to deal with it is to allow priests a normal sex life.
32. Jose Ramos Hortas
Jose Ramos Hortas was nominated honorary guide on December 29, 2006, for his message to Osama Bin Laden aired six days earlier by the BBC. The message encouraged the Al Qaeda leader to extend the love and compassion he shows for his Muslim brothers and sisters to everyone in the world. He is the prime minister of East Timor.
33. Tali Fahima
Tali Fahima was nominated honorary guide on January 4, 2007. This Israeli peace activist served two-thirds of a three-year prison sentence for helping a Palestinian militant. “I was brought up to consider Arabs as something that shouldn’t be here,” she told Ha’ir, a Tel Aviv weekly paper. “One day I understood there were many gaps in my information, things that are not in the media. I realized that it’s about human beings, and that we have to take responsibility for the way their lives look.”
34. Eyal Sivan
Eyal Sivan was nominated honorary guide on Feb. 20, 2007, Sivan directed “Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Israel-Palestine,” a film in which he portrayed the divide of the physical landscape and that of the humans who inhabit it. He especially emphasized the deep racial hatred Israelis harbor toward Palestinians. His film “Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Israel-Palestine”
35. Sean Penn
Sean Penn was nominated honorary guide on April 4, 2007, the Academy Award-winning star of “Mystic River,” (he was also Oscar-nominated for “I Am Sam” and “Dead Man Walking,”) was made an Honorary Guide. Rael cited Penn’s unconditional stand for peace and his unique ways of reminding people that a single human life is always precious, whether that person is from theUnited States, Iraq, Iran or elsewhere.
36. Sheikh Mohammed
Sheikh Mohammed was nominated honorary guide on May 26, 2007. Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum: As ruler of Dubai, he allocated $10 billion for an educational fund in the Middle East, where 40 percent of the women lack access to education.
37. Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter was nominated honorary guide on October 11, 2007, for his courageous stance of “putting truth before politically correct nationalism.”
38. Tiken Jah Fakoli
Tiken Jah Fakoli was nominated honorary guide on December 28, 2007. This Ivory Coast celebrity penned the song “No to Excision” to protest the barbaric tradition of female genital mutilation. He has also stated his commitment to promoting African unity, peace, and forgiveness. His music video “No to Excision“
39. Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim was nominated honorary guide on January 17, 2008, for promoting peace in the Middle East and championing Palestinian rights. He is a renowned conductor and pianist, an Israeli citizen.
40. Vincent Kragbe Gadou
Vincent Kragbe Gadou was nominated honorary guide on Sept. 19, 2008. Rael praised him for his extraordinary involvement in the creation of this free trade zone as well as for his promotion of cooperation with the so-called emerging countries of China, India, and Brazil. He is a Gadou, Chairman of the Free Trade Zone in Biotechnology and Information Technologies in Ivory Coast.
41. Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky was nominated honorary guide on September 30, 2008, for his commendable actions aimed at understanding and peace. He is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political activist, author, and lecturer.
42. Jacque Fresco
Jacque Fresco was nominated honorary guide on October 23, 2008, for his deep commitment for his whole life to investigating human behavior and humanity’s future. He is a renowned futurist, self-taught scientist, architect, and inventor. His BBC interview video
43. Gilad Atzmon
Gilad Atzmon was nominated honorary guide after Rael read his essay “War on Terror Within The End of Jewish History”. On March 22, 2009. He is an Israeli-born British jazz musician and anti-Zionist author and activist. https://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article22259.htm
44. Christine Rabette
Christine Rabette was nominated for honorary guide on may 12, 2009, for her short movie ‘‘Merci’’ The film is about how laughing is contagious. Her film “Merci“
45. Tsvi Misinai
Tsvi Misinai was nominated honorary guide on August 6th, 2009, for his powerful actions to prove that Palestinians are Jews converted to Islam. He is a renowned pioneer of the Israeli software industry.
46. Patch Adams
Patch Adams was nominated Honorary Guide on May 10, 2010, for his efforts to bring more compassion, love, and justice to our planet. A doctor and social activist, he created the Gesundheit institute as a school and clinic practicing alternative medicine. His interview clip
47. Georges Soros
Georges Soros was nominated Honorary Guide on September 8, 2010, for his actions to promote and defend human rights. As a billionaire, he is well known for his work in currency speculation and philanthropic activities.
48. Timothy Berners-Lee
Timothy Berners-Lee was nominated Honorary Guide on September 17th, 2010, as the principal inventor of the internet and the World Wide Web and for advocating free internet access for all humanity.
49. Peter Tatchell
Peter Tatchell was nominated Honorary Guide on September 21st, 2010, for campaigning for human rights, democracy, and global justice since 1967. He is co-founder of the gay rights organization Outrage and a left-wing member of the Green Party of the United Kingdom.
50. Yoav Shamir
Yoav Shamir was nominated Honorary Guide on September 30, 2010, for his controversial viewpoint of Israeli political policies in his documentaries ‘‘Check Point’’ and ‘‘Defamation’’. His documentaries ‘‘Check Point’’
51. Julian Assange
Julian Assange was nominated Honorary Guide on December 10, 2010, for dedicating his life to making a better world, exposing Governments’ manipulations on his whistle-blower site Wikileaks.
llanPappe was nominated Honorary Guide on February 26, 2011, for his vision for justice and his declaration regarding the current leaders of Israel as criminals for the many terrible acts against the Palestinian people.
53. Norman Finkelstein
Norman Finkelstein was nominated Honorary Guide on March 7, 2011, for his sharp and well-argued criticism against the State of Israel as well as Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people.
54. Michael Bailey
Michael Bailey was nominated Honorary Guide on March 11, 2011, for his effort to carry out the “pleasure demonstration ” in his curriculum. He is best known among scientists for his work on the etiology of sexual orientation, He also wrote The Man Who Would Be Queen, which has elicited reactions ranging from strong criticism to a nomination for an award later retracted from the Lambda Literary Foundation.
55. Gerald Kaufman
Gerald Kaufman was nominated Honorary Guide on March 31, 2011, for his opinion about Israel against Palestine. He is a member of the Jewish Labour Movement, formerly Poale Zion a pro-Zionist group affiliated with the Labour party in Britain, and has become one of the leading critics of Israeli policies.
56. Amar Bose
Amar Bose was nominated Honorary Guide since May 21, 2011, for his philanthropy and recent gift to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA). He donated a vast amount of his money to science and education instead of letting everything go to his descendants.
57. Mordechai Vanunu
Mordechai Vanunu was nominated Honorary Guide on May 21, 2011, in recognition of his 25-year struggle for the nuclear-free Middle East. Risking his life for peace, he is the Israeli nuclear technician who leaked the secret Israeli nuclear plans to the British media in 1986.
58. Rais Bhuiyan
Rais Bhuiyan was nominated for Honorary Guide on June 9, 2011, for his effort to prevent his attacker from being executed. He is the head of the “World without Hate” organization. He is a Muslim from Bangladesh living in the United States. His video “World Without Hate”
59. Louis Farrakhan
Louis Farrakhan was nominated Honorary Guide on June 27, 2011, for his controversial positions on social and political matters including his speech on U.S. and NATO criminal war actions in Libya and Africa. He spooks out against Barak Obama and his war policies which favor American interests at the risk of all other nations on Earth. He is the leader of the Chicago, Illinois-based Nation of Islam. His Interview with Mike Wallace
60. John Richard Pilger
John Richard Pilger was nominated Honorary Guide on June 30, 2011, for his sharp criticism of Western policies and his determination to report facts without censorship.
61. Yoram Kaniuk
Yoram Kaniuk was nominated Honorary Guide on October 28, 2011, for his commendable actions of publicly and loudly apostatizing from Judaism and inspiring others to follow. He is a writer of books translated in 25 languages, painter and journalist, living in Tel Aviv, Israel, and married to a Christian woman. His religion status is now “no religion”, like his children, even if considered a Jew by nationality.
62. Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning was nominated Honorary Guide on December 20, 2011, for her courage in revealing to humanity the dirty secrets of governments.
63. Jacob Zuma
Jacob Zuma was nominated Honorary Guide on December 23, 2011, for having berated Christianity for bringing on the existence of orphans and old age homes. Jacob Zuma has been the President of South Africa since 2009, and made this statement at the launch of a road safety and crime awareness campaign. He also told in his speech, that Africans, long before the arrival of religion and the gospel, had their own ways of doing things.
64. Ronny Edry
Ronny Edry was nominated Honorary Guide on March 7, 2012, for being, with his wife Michal Tamir, at the origin of the “We Love You” campaign on Facebook toward supposedly enemies (in Iran) according to their government. “They are Jewish Gandhis (…)” said Rael. His Campaign Video:“We Love You – Iran & Israel”
65. Michal Tamir
Michal Tamir was nominated Honorary Guide on March 7, 2012, for being, with her husband Ronny Edry, at the origin of the “We Love You” campaign on Facebook toward supposedly enemies (in Iran) according to their government. “They are Jewish Gandhis (…)” said Rael.
66. Paul Ralph Ehrlich
Paul Ralph Ehrlich was nominated Honorary Guide on April 28, 2012, for his effort to stop the earth’s overpopulation, and even to ask for reducing it drastically. Paul Ralph Ehrlich is an American biologist, ecologist, and demographer, best known for his warnings about population growth and limited resources. He became well-known after the publication 1968 of his controversial book: The Population Bomb.
67. Jacques Cohen
Jacques Cohen was nominated Honorary Guide on June 30, 2012, for his work and pro-human cloning declarations ( see rael-science June 30, 2012: World’s first GM babies born ). Jacques Cohen is a Dutch embryologist living in New York, currently Director at Reprogenetics.
68. Miko Peled
Miko Peled was nominated Honorary Guide on August 7, 2012, for his work on speaking out about the idea of transforming the Israeli’s apartheid system into a secular democracy by tearing down the separation wall and allowing Israelis and Palestinians to live as equal citizens. He is best known for his book, The Generals Son, and lives in California, USA.
69. Salman Khan
Salman Khan was nominated Honorary Guide on August 8, 2012, for establishing the Khan Institue, an online learning platform that has won him the international title of “the world’s most influential online educator”. His mission is to provide “a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere” by allowing interested students to access learning videos on a wide range of subjects and giving them the freedom to choose what they want to learn, whenever they want to, from wherever they are. He lives in California, USA. His Presentation video on TED
70. Rafael Correa
Rafael Correa was nominated for Honorary Guide on September 13, 2012, for granting political asylum to Julian Assange, the leader of Wikileak. The President of Ecuador is also awarded this title for the way he champions truth and justice nationally and internationally, especially for the way the stands up to the bullying economic pressure of the United States and its puppets.
71. Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking was nominated Honorary Guide on May 10, 2013, for his decision to withdraw from an Israeli President’s Conference to support an academic boycott against Israel, in relation to its occupation of Palestine.
72. Joycelyn Elders
Joycelyn Elders was nominated Honorary Guide on May 15, 2013, for her speeches regarding Pro-Masturbation, which unfortunately saw her lose her job as Surgeon General, USA, under Bill Clinton, along with her position in favor of the legalization and distribution of contraception within US schools. Her video speech about condoms and pro-masturbation
73. Eran Elhaik
Eran Elhaik was nominated Honorary Guide on July 6, 2013, for his controversial genetic study supporting that Ashkenazi Jews came from Khazaria, not Palestine. He is challenging other geneticists holding that Jews are genetically more similar to each other than to their non-Jewish neighbors, and also challenging that they have a shared Middle Eastern ancestry.
74. Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden was nominated Honorary Guide on July 15, 2013, for the major service he offered to Humanity when leaking details about worldwide U.S. surveillance programs. “Snowden is a real hero and the world needs thousands more like him to have a peaceful and free future in which the people can be protected from the cancer of almighty Orwellian governments,” said Rael. His Interview video
75. Russel Brand
Russel Brand was nominated Honorary Guide on October 24, 2013, by Maitreya Rael, for his call for a world revolution in a recent interview. He is an English comedian, actor, radio host, and author. His interview with BBC
76. Karen Hudes
Karen Hudes was nominated Honorary Guide on November 1rst, 2013, by Maitreya Rael, for her revelations about how the financial elite dominates the world, as an economist, who worked for 8 years at the Export-Import Bank of the USA, and for 21 years in the legal department of the World Bank.
77. Matt Damon
Matt Damon was nominated Honorary Guide on November 25, 2013, by Maitreya Rael, for using his big-screen influence as a famous American actor to help important causes, such as his work concerning clean water for all, or his fight for public education, and above all, for his recent speech endorsing the late historian Howard Zinn’s writing on civil disobedience. His Speech “The Problem is Civil Obedience“
78. Natan Blanc
Natan Blanc was awarded the title of Honorary Guide of Mankind by Rael Maitreya on July, 30th, 2014, because “this young Israeli” is “ready to go to jail for the 8th time for refusing to serve in the Israeli army of occupation and genocide”.
79. Ken O’Keefe
Ken O’Keefe was awarded the title of Honorary Guide on October 19, 2014, He is an Irish-Palestinian citizen and activist, and former United States Marine who attempted to renounce US citizenship in 2001. He promotes the USA is the number 1 terrorist in the world.
80. Dahlia Wafsi
Dahlia Wafsi was awarded the title of Honorary Guide on October 23, 2014, She is an Iraqi-American physician and peace activist. She did a speech in April 2006, address to the Congressional Progressive caucus called ‘’No Justice No Peace!‘’. Her speech: ‘’No Justice No Peace!‘’
81. Derek Giardina
Derek Giardina was awarded the title of Honorary Guide on November 10, 2014, for his omission of the God reference while leading the Pledge of Allegiance at his school in the USA. He is a perfect example of integrity and noncompliance with discriminatory traditions.
82. Dieudonne Mbala Mbala
Dieudonne Mbala Mbala was awarded the title of Honorary Guide on June 27, 2015, for his relentless fight for freedom of expression in France. He is a French comedian, actor and political activist.
83. Kobi Tzafrir
Kobi Tzafrir was awarded the title of Honorary Guide on October 22, 2015, for his initiative to offer in his restaurant in Israel 50 percent off each plate of the chickpea paste at tables seating Jews Arabs together, as a response to growing intolerance by both Arab and Israeli extremists.
84. Ai Wei Wei
Ai Wei Wei was awarded the title of Honorary Guide on October 26, 2015, for his fight for freedom of expression. He is a famous Chinese artist and activist. BBC interview clip “Without Fear or Favor“
85. Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe was nominated as Honorary Guide on October 27, 2015, by Maitreya Rael. He is the president of Zimbabwe since 1987. He received the ‘‘Confucius Peace Prize’’on October 22, 2015, and attempts to revive Gaddafi’s dream.
86. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg was nominated as Honorary Guide on December 2, 2015, following his decision to give away 99 % of his Facebook (social network) shares to good causes to create a better world for his newborn girl. His interview with his wife
87. Donato Cito
Donato Cito was nominated Honorary Guide by Maitreya Rael, on December 6, 2015, for his courageous public position to welcome Raelians in his Brazilian restaurant in Lausanne after discriminatory refusal from another place and despite the main media’s prejudices against us.
88. Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry was nominated Honorary Guide by Maitreya Rael, on March 11, 2016, Fry is an atheist, a humanist, and likes the ancient Greek belief in multiple gods. Fry has repeatedly expressed opposition to organized religion and warned about how “the cruel, hypocritical and loveless hand of religion and absolutism has fallen on the world once more.” In 2009, he participated in an “Intelligence Squared’ debate where he argued that the Catholic Church did more harm than good. Fry’s refined but strong stance against the Catholic Church commands respect. His speech about the Catholic Church
89. Evo Morales
Evo Morales was nominated Honorary Guide by Maitreya Rael, on May 20, 2017, for his actions against US imperialism and international mega capitalism in South America. Widely regarded as the country’s first president to come from the indigenous population, his administration has focused on the implementation of leftist policies, poverty reduction, and combating the influence of the United States and multinational corporations in Bolivia. Morales represented “one of the world’s most popular leaders”.
90. Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone was nominated as Honorary Guide on June 26, 2017, by Maitreya Rael for his denunciation of USA warmongering, especially in the very committed speech, this famous American screenwriter, film director, and producer, made at the Writers Guild Awards (2017). Oliver Stone Exposes US Warmongers at Writers Guild Awards
91. Professeur Emmanuel Kabongo Malu and Dr. Theopile Obenga
Professeur Emmanuel Kabongo Malu and Dr. Theopile Obenga were nominated as Honorary Guide on December 21, 2017, by Maitreya Rael as African academics, for their works to re-establish the truth about colonization in Africa. Indeed, Maitraya Rael nominated them, after watching a video, in which they are both interviewed, and entitled “No White can tell the truth about the history of Africa”.
92. Singer Roger Waters
Singer Roger Waters was nominated as Honorary Guide on July 4th, 2018 by Maitreya Rael for calling to boycott Israel during his concert given in June in Paris. He is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band, Pink Floyd.
93. Nana Akufo-Addo
Nana Akufo-Addo was nominated as Honorary Guide on August 15, 2019, by Maitreya Rael for his Year of Return project, which is in perfect agreement with the Back to Kama project, launched by Maitreya Rael in 2009, and which is to voluntarily transfer to Kama (Africa) the knowledge and wealth, people from African descent have rightfully accumulated overseas. Nana Akufo-Addo has been the President of Ghana since January 2017.
94. Nicolas Maduro
Nicolas Maduro was nominated as Honorary Guide on March 28, 2020, by Maitreya Rael to show support following his indictment and after a call for his capture by the U.S., which is another episode of the endless American imperialism that prevents countries from living according to their cultural and political aspirations.
95. Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao
Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao was nominated Honorary Guide on April 30, 2020, by Maitreya Rael for her unreserved commitment in the fight for the true decolonization and development of Kama.
96. Novak Djokovic
Novac Djokovic was named Honorary Guide on January 17, 2022, by Maitreya Rael for his exemplary attitude in refusing the Covid “vaccine”. This world-famous tennis player (ranked number 1 in the world in 2022) was discriminated against during the Australian Open tournament. After having his visa refused, he was then expelled from the country and could not participate in this tournament.
97. Elon Musk
On April 27, 2022, following Elon Musk‘s purchase of Twitter, Maitreya Rael named him an Honorary Guide of the Raelian Movement for his unwavering support for freedom of speech.
98. Prof. Didier Raoult
Prof. Didier Raoult was nominated as Honorary Guide on October 22, 2022 by Maitraya Rael, on the same day together with the American lawyer Robert Kennedy Jr. and the French professor Christian Perronne, for their contribution in bringing alternative perspectives to the alarmist discourse of the governments and media regarding COVID-19 and its alleged vaccines.
99. Prof. Christian Perronne
Prof. Christian Perronne was nominated as Honorary Guide on October 22, 2022 by Maitraya Rael, on the same day together with the American lawyer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the French professor Didier Raoult, for their contribution in bringing alternative perspectives to the alarmist discourse of the governments and media regarding COVID-19 and its alleged vaccines.
100. Robert F. Kennedy Jr
Robert F. Kennedy Jr was nominated as Honorary Guide on October 22, 2022 by Maitraya Rael, on the same day together with the French professors Christian Perrone and Didier Raoult, for their contribution in bringing alternative perspectives to the alarmist discourse of the governments and media regarding COVID-19 and its alleged vaccines.
101. Nathalie Yamb
Nathalie Yamb was nominated as Honorary Guide on October 25, 2022 by Maitraya Rael, for her militancy engaged in an anti-Western way, denouncing in particular French neo-colonialism, and her support for the Russian position in the conflict in Ukraine.
102. Alexandra Henrion-Caude
Alexandra Henrion-Caude was nominated as Honorary Guide on October 27, 2022 by Maitraya Rael, for her position against the vaccination and her denunciation of the lies about and around the pandemic & covid.