Memorandum Number Five:
What Organizations Has It
The Order has either set up or penetrated just about every
significant research, policy, and opinion-making organization in the
United States, in addition to the Church, business, law. government
and politics. Not all at the same time, but persistently and
consistently enough to dominate the direction of American society.
The evolution of American society is not, and has not been for a
century, a voluntary development reflecting individual opinion,
ideas and decisions at the grass roots. On the contrary, the broad
direction has been created artificially and stimulated by The Order.
Not all organizations know they have been penetrated or used for
another purpose. It's a situation very much as Quigley (see page 30)
found in "The Group":
"there is ... an inner core of intimate
associates who unquestionably knew that they were members of a group
devoted to a common purpose and an outer circle of a larger number
on whom the inner circle acted by personal persuasion, patronage
distribution and social pressure. It is probable that most members
of the outer circle were not conscious that they were being used by
a secret society."
Therefore our Hypothesis Number Two is:
THE ORDER HAS PENETRATED OR BEEN THE DOMINANT INFLUENCE
SUFFICIENT POLICY, RESEARCH AND OPINION MAKING ORGANIZATIONS THAT IT
DETERMINES THE BASIC DIRECTION OF AMERICAN SOCIETY.
The Order Is The Original Impulse
One observation is that The Order gets the ball rolling in new
organizations, i.e., puts in the FIRST President or Chairman and the
ideas and then, when operations are rolling along, often just fades
out of the picture.
Among universities we can cite Cornell University, where Andrew
Dickson White ('53) was its FIRST President, and Johns Hopkins
University, based on the German educational system, where Daniel Coit Gilman ('52) was the FIRST President (1875-1901).
Among academic associations the American Historical Association, the
American Economic Association, the American Chemical Society, and
the American Psychological Association were all started by members
of The Order or persons close to The Order. These are key
associations for the conditioning of society.
This phenomenon of The Order as the FIRST on the scene is found
especially among foundations, although it appears that The Order
keeps a continuing presence among Foundation Trustees. It does more
than just be FIRST where money is concerned. It stays around to keep
an eye on expenditures.
The FIRST President of the Carnegie
Institution (1902-5) was Daniel Coit Gilman, but other members of
The Order nave been on Carnegie boards since the turn of the
century. Gilman was on the scene for the founding of the Peabody,
Slater, and Russell Sage Foundations. McGeorge Bundy was President
of the Ford Foundation from 1966-1979.
The FIRST Chairman of an influential but almost unknown organization
established in 1910 was also a member of The Order. In 1920 Theodore
Marburg founded the American Society for the Judicial Settlement of
International Disputes, but Marburg was only President. The FIRST
Chairman was member William Howard Taft ('78). The Society .vas the
forerunner of the League to Enforce the Peace, which developed into
the League of Nations concept and ultimately into the United
In United Nations we find, for example, that Archibald McLeash ('15)
was the brains behind the constitution of the UNESCO organization.
We find the same FIRST on the scene phenomenon in "think tanks."
1960, James Jeremiah Wadsworth ('27) set up the Peace Research
Institute. In 1963 this was merged to become the Institute for
Policy Studies, along with Marcus Rashkin, who had been National
Security Council Aide (1961-3) to McGeorge Bundy ('40), a very
active member of The Order.
About 2 percent of The Order is in the Church (all Protestant
denominations), although this percentage has declined in recent
A key penetration is the Union Theological Seminary, affiliated with
Columbia University in New York. This Seminary, a past subject of
investigation for Communist infiltration, has close links to The
Order. Henry Sloane Coffin ('97) was Professor of Practical Theology
at Union from 1904 to 1926 and President of Union Theological
Seminary, also known as the "Red Seminary," from 1926 to 1945. Union
has such a wide interpretation of religious activity that has, or
used to have, an Atheists Club for its students.
Henry Sloane Coffin, Jr. ('49) was one of the Boston Five indicted
on federal conspiracy charges.
And this is only part of The Order's penetration into the Church.
The major establishment law firms in New York are saturated with The
In particular, Lord, Day and Lord, dominated by the Lord family
already discussed; also Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett, especially
the Thacher family; David, Polk, Wardwell and Debevoise, Plimpton,
the Rockefeller family law firm.
There has been a significant penetration into communications.
Henry Luce of Time-Life is in The Order
William Buckley ('50) of National Review
Alfred Cowles ('13), President of Cowles Communications, Des
Moines Register, Minneapolis Star
Emmert Bates ('32) of Litton Educational Systems
Ely Danielson ('07) of Atlantic Monthly
Russell Wheeler Davenport ('23), Fortune'
John Chipman Farrar ('18), of Farrar, Straus, the publishers
most prestigious award in journalism is a Nieman Fellowship at
Over 300 were granted from 1937-68
Director of the Nieman Fund was member Archibald McLeash
The oil companies have their links to The Order. Members Percy
Rockefeller, the Paynes, the Pratts, all link to Standard Oil. Shell
Oil, Creole Petroleum, and Socony Vacuum also link. A wide variety
of manufacturing firms have members in The Order from the Donnelley
family in Chicago (printers of the Official Airline Guide and other
references); lumber companies like Weyerhaeuser, who is also a Trilateralist; Dresser Industries, and so on.
The Federal Reserve System
A dozen members can be linked to
the Federal Reserve, but one
appointment is noteworthy, Pierre Jay ('92), whose only claim to
fame in 1913 was to run a private school and be an obscure Vice
President of Manhattan Bank yet he became FIRST Chairman of the New
York Federal Reserve, the really significant Reserve Bank.
The White House, Politics and Government
This is the area where The Order has made headway: with names like
Taft, Bush, Stimson, Chafee, Lovett, Whitney, Bundy and so on. It
will take a separate volume to cover this story and in Memorandum
Nine we describe just one example, THE BUNDY OPERATION.
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Memorandum Number Six:
Operations Of The Order
The Anglo American Establishment, by
Carroll Quigley, was
published in New York by a small anti-Establishment publisher.
Quigley was formerly instructor at Princeton and Harvard and then
Professor at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
The publisher notes in his introduction that Quigley had been unable
to find a major publisher for the manuscript. This is not
surprising. The book blows the lid off the British equivalent of The
The Anglo American Establishment has nothing at all to do with the
American establishment, which is hardly mentioned, but it has a lot
to do with the British establishment. The publisher probably
inserted the word "AMERICAN" into the title to enhance marketability
in the States. Quigley describes in minute detail the historical
operations of the British establishment controlled by a secret
society and operating very much as The Order operates in the U.S.
This is the real significance of Quigley's explosive book.
The British secret society, known as "The Group" or just plain "US",
was founded at Oxford University, much as The Order was founded at
Yale, but without the Masonic mumbo jumbo. As we noted in Memorandum
Five, the Group operates in a series of concentric circles and like
The Order consists of old line families allied with private merchant
bankers, known in the U.S. as investment bankers.
Bearing in mind, the proven existence of The Group, the operations
of The Order and the kind of penetration it has achieved cannot be
explained by mere chance. By examining The Order's operations we can
generate a picture of its objectives without access to any internal
constitution or statement of objectives even if such exists. It may
only be word of mouth.
By contrast. The Group's objective is recorded in Cecil Rhodes'
will. It was:
The extension of British rule throughout the world, the perfecting
of a system of emigration from the United Kingdom and of
colonization by British subjects of all lands wherein the means of
livelihood are attainable by energy, labor and enterprise ... and
the ultimate recovery of the United States of America as an integral
part of the British Empire.
This objective is, of course. ridiculous and somewhat immature, but
no less ridiculous and immature than
the New World Order objective
of The Order. Yet The Group has controlled British policy for a
hundred years and still does.
Both The Group and The Order have been created by Anglophiles who
want to pattern the world on a Hegelian-Anglo hybrid culture. Where
the Latins, the Slavs and the Sino races fit is not considered, but
clearly these cultures will be disinclined to become pawns of either
the British Empire or New England Yankees.
Even within the
Commonwealth, a voluntary association of nations, it is unlikely
that Canada, Australia and New Zealand would accept the
constitutional bondage envisaged by Cecil Rhodes. Both secret
organizations overlook, and there is a philosophic basis for this
neglect, the natural right of any ethnic group, be it white, black
or yellow, English, Slavic or Latin, to develop its own culture
Unlike this author, Quigley sympathizes with the ends of The Group,
although he terms their methods despicable. Both The Group and The
Order are unwilling or unable to bring about a global society by
voluntary means, so they opted for coercion. To do this they have
created wars and revolutions, they have ransacked public treasuries,
they have oppressed, they have pillaged, they have lied - even to
their own countrymen.
How have they done this?
Modus Operandi Of The Order
The activities of The Order are directed towards changing our
society, changing the world, to bring about a
New World Order. This
will be a planned order with heavily restricted individual freedom,
without Constitutional protection, without national boundaries or
We deduce this objective by examining and then summing up the
actions of individual members: there has been a consistent pattern
of activity over one hundred years. Part of this activity has been
in cooperation with The Group, with its parallel and recorded
Now if, for example, we found that the dominant interest of members
.vas raising ducks, that they wrote articles about ducks, bred
ducks, sold ducks, formed duck-studying councils, developed a
philosophy of ducks, then it would be reasonable to conclude that
they had an objective concerning ducks, that this is not mere random
Historically, operations of The Order have concentrated on society,
now to change society in a specific manner towards a specific goal:
a New World Order. We know the elements in society that will have to
be changed in order to bring about this New World order, we can then
examine The Order's actions in this context.
More or less these elements would have to be:
Education - how the population of the future will behave
Money - the means of holding
wealth and exchanging goods
Law - the authority to enforce the will of the state, a world law
and a world court is needed for a world state
Politics - the direction of the
Economy - the creation of wealth
History - what people believe
happened in the past
Psychology -the means of
controlling how people think
Philanthropy - so that people
think well of the controllers
Medicine - the power over
health, life and death
Religion - people's spiritual beliefs, the spur to action for many
Media - what people know and learn about current events
Continuity - the power to appoint who follows in your footsteps
Operations in each of these areas will be detailed in subsequent
For example, in the next volume, The Order Controls
Education, we will describe how Daniel Coit Gilman, President of
Johns Hopkins University, imported Wundt psychological methods from
Germany, then welded education and psychology in the U.S.,
established laboratories, brought these educational laboratories
into major Universities and generated 100s of PhDs to teach the new
educational conditioning system.
One of the first of these Johns
Hopkins doctorates was John Dewey. The result we well know. The
educational morass of the '80s where most kids - not all - can't
spell, read or write, yet can be programmed into mass behavior
The Order's next move was to control the Foundations. They got all
the big ones - Carnegie, Ford, Peabody, Slater, Russell Sage and so
on. That's the topic of another volume. As in education, the modus
operandi of The Order was to get in FIRST and set the stage for the
future. The initial objective was to establish a direction in an
organization. Selection of managers, intuitive or amoral enough to
catch on to the direction, kept the momentum going. In the case of
Foundations, The Order has usually maintained a continuing presence
When it comes to activities by individual members, at first sight
the pattern is confusing and superficially inconsistent. Let's give
Andrew Carnegie profited from war through his vast steel holdings,
but under the guidance of member Daniel Coit Gilman, Carnegie was
also an enthusiastic president and financial backer of the American
Peace Society. This is seemingly inconsistent. Could Carnegie be for
war and peace at the same time?
The League to Enforce the Peace, founded by members William H. Taft
and Theodore Marburg, was promoting peace, yet active in urging U.S.
participation in World War One. How could the League be for war and
peace at the same time?
In the 1920s, W. Averell Harriman was a prime supporter of the
Soviets with finance and diplomatic assistance, at a time when such
aid was against State Department regulations. Harriman participated
in RUSKOMBANK, the first Soviet commercial bank. Vice-President Max
May of Guaranty Trust, dominated by the Harriman-Morgan interests,
became the FIRST Vice President of RUSKOMBANK in charge of its
foreign operations. In brief, an American banker under guidance of a
member of The Order had a key post in a Soviet bank! But we also
find that Averell Harriman, his brother Roland Harriman, and members
E.S. James and Knight Woolley, through the Union Bank (in which they
held a major interest) were prime financial backers of Hitler.
Now our textbooks tell us that Nazis and Soviets were
and their systems are opposites. How could a rational man support
Soviets and Nazis at the same time? Is Harriman irrational or is the
The Bundy family (we have a Memorandum on them later) gives us
another example of seeming inconsistency. William Bundy was with the
Central Intelligence Agency for a decade. McGeorge Bundy was
National Security Assistant to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. So
the Bundys presumably support U.S.-European policy which is
pro-NATO. Yet the Bundys have been linked to activities and
organizations which are anti NATO and, indeed, pro-Marxist - for
example, the Institute for Policy Studies. Are the Bundys
Among individual members of The Order we find a wide variety of
publicly proclaimed beliefs, ideologies and politics. William Buckely periodically chews out the Soviets. On the other hand,
member John Burtt has been a member of a dozen communist front
groups. Member William S. Coffin, Jr. spent three years with CIA and
then became a leader of anti-Vietnam war activity through the
National Conference for a New Politics and Clergy and Laymen
Concerned about Vietnam. In fact, Coffin was one of the Boston Five
charged and indicted for conspiracy to violate Federal laws. And, of
course, W. Averell Harriman is elder statesman of the Democratic
Quite a mixture of beliefs and activities.
The answer is, they are not at all inconsistent: because the
objective of The Order is above and beyond these actions and in fact
needs these seeming contradictions.
The State is Absolute
How can there exist a common objective when members are apparently
acting in opposition to one another?
Probably the most difficult task in this work will be to get across
to the reader what is really an elementary observation: that the
objective of The Order is neither "left" nor "right." "Left" and
"right" are artificial devices to bring about change, and the
extremes of political left and political right are vital elements in
a process of controlled change.
The answer to this seeming political puzzle lies in Hegelian logic.
Remember that both Marx and Hitler, the extremes of "left" and
"right" presented as textbook enemies, evolved out of the same
philosophical system: Hegelianism. That brings screams of
intellectual anguish from Marxists and Nazis, but is well known to
any student of political systems.
The dialectical process did not originate with Marx as Marxists
claim, but with Fichte and Hegel in late 18th and early 19th century
Germany. In the dialectical process a clash of opposites brings
about a synthesis. For example, a clash of political left and
political right brings about another political system, a synthesis
of the two, neither left nor right. This conflict of opposites is
essential to bring about change. Today this process can be
identified in the literature of
the Trilateral Commission where
"change" is promoted and "conflict management" is termed the means
to bring about this change.
In the Hegelian system conflict is essential. Furthermore, for Hegel
and systems based on Hegel, the State is absolute. The State
requires complete obedience from the individual citizen. An
individual does not exist for himself in these so-called organic
systems but only to perform a role in the operation of the State. He
finds freedom only in obedience to the State. There was no freedom
in Hitler's Germany, there is no freedom for the individual under
Marxism, neither will there be in the New World Order. And if it
George Orwell's 1984 - it is.
In brief, the State is supreme and conflict is used to bring about
the ideal society. Individuals find freedom in obedience to the
So who or what is the State?
Obviously it's a self-appointed elite.
It is interesting that Fichte, who developed these ideas before
Hegel, was a freemason, almost certainly Illuminati, and certainly
was promoted by
the Illuminati. For example, Johann Wolfgang Goethe
(Abaris in the Illuminati code) pushed Fichte for an appointment at
Furthermore, the Illuminati principle that the end justifies the
means, a principle that Quigley scores as immoral and used by both
The Group and The Order, is rooted in Hegel. Even the anonymous Yale
student who wrote the verse in Memorandum Three observed this
principle at work on the Yale campus.
This, then, is a vital part of our explanation of The Order. When
its co-founder, William Russell, was in Germany in 1831-2, there was
no way he could have avoided Hegelian theory and discussion. It was
the talk of the campus. It swept intellectual Germany like a Pac Man
craze. Most Americans haven't heard of it. And those who have don't
want to hear any more about it. Why? Because its assumptions are
completely at variance with our sense of individual freedom and
Constitutional guarantees. Most of us believe the State exists to
serve the individual, not vice versa.
The Order believes the opposite to most of us. That is crucial to
understanding what they are about. So any discussion between left
and right, while essential to promote change, is never allowed to
develop into a discussion along the lines of Jeffersonian democracy,
i.e., the best government is least government.
The discussion and
the funding is always towards more state power, use of state power
and away from individual rights. So it doesn't matter from the
viewpoint of The Order whether it is termed left, right, Democratic,
Republican, secular or religious - so long as the discussion is kept
within the framework of the State and the power of the State.
This is the common feature between the seemingly dissimilar
positions taken by members - they have a higher common objective in
which clash of ideas is essential. So long as rights of the
individual are not introduced into the discussion the clash of ideas
generates the conflict necessary for change.
As the objective is
also global control an emphasis is placed on global-thinking,
i.e., internationalism. This is done through world organizations and
world law. The great contribution of the Tafts to The Order was on
the world court system and world law - to the internationalist
aspect of the New World Order.
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Memorandum Number Seven:
How The Order Relates To The Council On Foreign
Relations, Trilateral Commission And Similar
Organizations like the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) do not fit
the requirements for a conspiracy. They are simply too large and
their membership is not secret. The membership list for The Order
has never surfaced until now. Anyone can obtain a list of members
for the CFR and the Trilateral Commission. Also, too many people are
included as members in these organizations who are just not given to
membership in conspiratorial groups.
Certainly there is off-the-record discussion and certainly the
general direction of U.S. policy reflects majority thinking in these
organizations - but they are not conspiracies.
Moreover, the CFR and its sister organizations are not geared to
action and implementation of policy. Compare, for example, the Brown
Brothers, Harriman firm with nine members of The Order and the CFR.
Obviously the first is more cohesive, yet more low profile, more
able to conceal its actions, yet more action oriented.
The larger open organizations are a forum for discussion, a place
where ideas can be kicked around, "a rich man's club", as someone
commented, where people can be assessed, where discrete comment and
criticism can be made away from a nosy press and a possibly
unsympathetic public. They may not be elected bodies, but neither
are they conspiracies; they fall in the shadow of a conspiracy. They
are neither democratic or dictatorial.
The Role Of The Order
The Order is represented in these organizations but does not always
David Rockefeller, a former chairman of the CFR, is not a
member of The Order (only Percy Rockefeller has represented the
family), but the present CFR chairman, Winston Lord, is. We can
represent the relationship between The Order and the larger groups
as a series of concentric circles. The CFR, etc. form an outer
circle, i.e., a penumbra.
They exist in a shadow cast by an inner
organization. It is this inner organization that needs to be
surfaced. The Order is the inner circle and Chapter 322 is a part of
this inner circle because it is unlikely Chapter 322 is the only
chapter in the
U.S. We suspect, but cannot yet prove, at least one other.
How Chapter 322 Of The Order Relates To Other Organizations
In brief, it looks like three segments:
The outer circle, made up of large, open organizations with some
membership coming from The Order.
The inner circle, made up of one or more secret societies like
Chapter 322. We can only prove one chapter at this time.
(3) The inner core, a secret society within a secret society. This
is the inner decision-making core. We cannot prove it exists, but
logic suggests that some members of the inner circle will form an
executive committee, an action group, an inner core. While we cannot
prove the existence of an inner core, there are some obvious
candidates for membership and we could hazard a guess as to the
identity of the Chairman.
The Outer Circle
The Council on Foreign Relations is the largest organization in the
outer circle. It has about 2500 members at any one time, as many as
The Order in its entire history. The Trilateral Commission has 200
members world wide, but only 70 in the United States. These are
The CFR dates from 1922
The Pilgrims from
The Trilateral Commission from 1973
from the 1950s
How many members of The Order are in the CFR? This
is not the place for an exhaustive analysis, but a general idea can
be gained from looking at names in The Order beginning with the
The following are members of The Order and the Council
on Foreign Relations:
Jonathan Bingham (Congressman)
William F. Buckley (Editor, National Review and The Order's house
McGeorge Bundy (Foundation executive)
(Central Intelligence Agency)
George Herbert Walker Bush (President of the United States)
make-up of the Council on Foreign Relations reflects its purpose as
a meeting ground, a discussion forum. The CFR mainly consists of
government officials, industrialists and academics. The Order has a
distinctly different make-up, i.e., many more lawyers, for example,
and a wider variety of declared occupations with far fewer
The Trilateral Commission was founded in 1973 by
and comprises 200 members world wide, of whom about 77 are American.
There is no overlap among memberships; for example, lumber
industrialist Frederick Weyerhaeuser was in The Order, but his son
is in the Trilateral Commission and not The Order.
Taft, Jr., is in the Trilateral Commission but not The Order, even
though The Order was co-founded by his great grandfather and eight Tafts have been members. The link is elusive, conceivably there may
not be a link. The Trilateral Commission is not a conspiracy. Its
membership list is completely public - it costs a postage stamp to
get one. The Commission publishes dozens of booklets.
organization is completely above ground. In fact, this author has
openly debated with George Franklin, Jr., Coordinator of the
Trilateral Commission on the radio. Mr. Franklin did show a rather
ill-concealed dislike for the assault on his pet global New World
Order - and made the mistake of attempting to disguise
this objective, but evasion and hostility do not constitute
conspiracy. Conspirators just don't appear on radio talk shows to
debate their objectives.
Temporarily the following facts should be held in mind:
J. Richardson Dilworth, at Room 3600 Rockefeller Plaza, and the
Rockefeller Family Associates' chief financial and administrative
officer, is a member of The Order.
Percy Rockefeller (1900) was a
member of The Order, but no other Rockefeller name is on the list.
It may be that the Trilateral Commission will prove to be a purely
David Rockefeller personal endeavor rather
than a broader establishment vehicle.
However, Trilateral purposes,
as portrayed in the literature, are almost identical to those of The
It may be a vehicle to attain an interim goal, i.e., three
In this case J. Richardson Dilworth is the
conduit and liaison.
So far as we can trace, only William F. Buckley is a member of the Bilderbergers and The Order.
The Order does not show up directly on the Executive Committee of
the Pilgrim Society, but only through family names, i.e., Aldrich
and Pratt. The Pilgrim Society is probably a rather harmless social
club using its annual dinners to cement ties between the British and
The Inner Circle
Chapter 322 of The Order differs from the CFR, the Trilateral
Commission and similar organizations in that it is truly a secret
society. Its purposes and membership are not disclosed. It is
paranoid about secrecy and in covering its trail.
The circumstances that surround the founding of Scroll & Key in the
1850s suggest this secret society may in fact be Chapter 323. But
this is pure speculation. So we have two secret societies that
differ extensively from the CFR, Trilaterals and others and which
can be seen as making up an inner circle.
Even this inner circle is too large for decision making. No doubt it
includes many active or just plain bored members, even many who have
forgotten they were ever initiated and who might be shocked to read
in this book that they belong to a subversive organization. So
logically there is a secret society within the secret society.
Again, we cannot prove it, but it's a logical deduction. This would
be an executive committee that controls finances and makes basic
Another important distinction between the outer core and the inner
circle is in funding. This is important because funding controls
everything. The families in The Order are closer to more foundations
and more sources of funding than the Rockefeller family. To be sure,
the Rockefeller family has 1 percent of Chase Manhattan stock,
enough for control, and it has influence in the Rockefeller
Foundation, but this doesn't compare to the centuries long pervasive
influence of The Order. Remember, it was The Order that got
Rockefeller off the ground with his General Education Board, not the
other way round.
It's an open question quite how the Trilaterals fit with The Order.
It may be the international aspect of The Order, it may be a
Rockefeller dominated group.
Many of these old line families see the Rockefellers as upstarts, as
nouveau riche, not quite on the outside looking in, but definitely
not socially acceptable without some reservations - except for their
money, of course. Anyone who heard Nelson Rockefeller speak and
compared his syntax to the polished charm of a Boston Brahmin will
understand. There's a New England saying that "the Lowells only talk
to the Cabots and the Cabots only talk to God." The Rockefellers
just are not in this league.
And if we may be excused a little gossip: we have been told by
several establishment people that David Rockefeller is just "not too
bright," and Nelson Rockefeller was the only man in America who
could torture the English language to the extent of placing two "non sequiters" in one sentence.
If we were to look back to 1983 from the year 2083, it could be that
the Rockefellers will have followed in the footsteps of the
Carnegies and the Morgans.
Names in dusty files but no longer
represented in the power group.
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Memorandum Number Eight:
The Chain Of Influence
Initiates into The Order are assured of career advancement and
success, even wealth, providing they follow the rule "to get along
you must go along"
Intermarriage consolidates the power of the families and expands
their span of influence.
Finally, a chain of influence spread over many years guarantees
continuity and must be extraordinarily impressive to any new
initiate who doubts the power of The Order.
We can identify two types of influence chains: a horizontal chain
and a vertical chain. Both types are duplicated many times, for the
moment well give a single example.
Horizontal Chains of Influence
Members of The Order are to be found in every segment of society: in
education, in foundations, in politics, in government, industry, law
and finance. Consequently, at any time The Order can tap influence
in any area of society. The occupational breakdown of The Order
demonstrates the great breadth of this horizontal chain of
influence. The major occupations of members are law, education,
business, finance and industry.
Approximately, the breakdown is as follows:
Percent of members Occupation involved (approximately)
Law 18 percent
Education 16 percent
Business 16 percent
In other words, these five occupations account for over three
quarters of the membership, and these are the key fields for control
of society. Government and politics account for only about 3 percent
at any one time. This is misleading, as any member in the above five
fields can find himself temporarily in and out of government through
the "revolving door" phenomenon.
The Church accounts for only 2 percent of members. These are
concentrated in the Union Theological Seminary (the so-called "Red
Seminary") and the Yale School of Divinity.
Notably the areas of society least represented are those with the
least ability to influence the structural direction of society. They
may give depth and richness to society, but are not essential to its
control and direction. For example, very, very few engineers have
ever been members of The Order - we only identified five engineers
in the 150 year span.
Yet engineering and technology are key
elements to the success of the material aspects of American society.
Art, architecture, and music are under-represented. We can only
identify 16 members in these three occupations over 150 years.
Again, these occupations are not influential in determining the
structure of society. Farmers are under-represented; only 16 in 150
years, but we suspect some took up farming to get away from The
In brief: at any one time The Order can call on members in any area
of American society to do what has to be done.
Vertical Chains of Influence
A tribute to the success of The Order has been an ability to
implement one of its principles. This principle is:
"That only he
who wears upon his breast, Their emblem, he for every post shall be
The practice of absolute preferment for members of
The Order has worked to perpetuate its influence over time in a
remarkable manner. Before we look at this chain of influence we need
to look at some basic statistics.
The Order has only initiated about
2500 members in its history in the United States. Each year 15 new
members are initiated, no more, no less. On the other hand, between
800,000 and 1 million persons receive college degrees each year from
an institute of higher learning, including about 30,000 doctorates.
When you follow the chain of influence below, hold in mind that out
of 30-40 million degree holders, a few hundred men (never women) or
in this case less than a dozen men, are presumed to be the only ones
fit to occupy top posts in government. No one else is even seriously
considered. We are asked to believe that only a few hundred members
of The Order are capable of guiding the United States.
If we assume a random distribution of ability throughout the United
States, then our evidence cannot be accounted for by chance. It must
reflect, just on the basis of mathematical laws of average, a
conscious series of choices. Unless you want to assume that all
wisdom and all ability in the United States is generated solely by
15 Yale graduates each year. And that gets you back to the argument
of this book.
On Active Service In Peace And War authored by two members of The
Furthermore, there are approximately 2500 institutions of higher
learning in the United States. Are we to believe that only one of
these institutions can generate the talent to lead the country?
The Whitney-Stimson-Bundy-Acheson Chain of Influence
Four families provide an example of one such chain of influence.
Multiply this chain by a few dozen and you readily see how control
is perpetuated by a small group. The families in this chain are
Whitney, Stimson, Acheson and Bundy. The Acheson family is only
partly in The Order.
Dean Acheson was a member of Scroll & Key at
Yale. This is an offshoot of The Order and at least influenced by
it. Dean Acheson's daughter, Mary Acheson, married William Bundy
(The Order). Dean Acheson's son, David, is a member of The Order.
(1) We start with the Whitneys in the late 19th century. Whitney
Order), along with Ryan and a handful of other capitalists, have
been heavily criticized in several books on grounds of massive
corruption and fraud. New York street railway franchises generated
enormous profits for the Whitney group.
When Whitney was Secretary
of the Navy he promoted a giant naval ship building program - which
didn't hurt his friends who owned shipyards and steel mills.
Whitney's attorney and close associate was Elihu Root. Although not
a member of The Order, Root has been called "Whitney's artful
attorney" (Point "A" on our chart). Root, one of the sharpest legal
minds n American history and a power in his own right, worked along
with the purposes of The Order.
(2) In 1890 along comes young Henry Stimson, fresh out of Yale, The
Order, and Harvard Law School. Stimson joins Root's law firm -B").
then called Root & Clark. After a while, in 1897, it became mown as
Root, Howard, Winthrop & Stimson and by 1901 it became Winthrop and
Stimson. In the meantime ("C"), Stimson married Mabel White daughter
of Charles A. White (The Order).
Stimson proved he was capable in the law and when Taft (The Order)
was looking for a Secretary of War in 1911, he appointed Stimson
(The Order) . which brings us to Point "D."
Then Stimson's career went like this:
As Secretary of War Stimson completed a reorganization begun by his
predecessor none other than Elihu Root.
From 1917 to 1922 Stimson was in the Army, with ranks up to
In 1927 Coolidge appointed Stimson Governor-General of the
In 1929 Herbert Hoover appointed Stimson Secretary of State Point
"E" on the chart).
In 1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Stimson Secretary of War
(Point "F" on the chart).
In 1945, as Truman's Secretary of War, Stimson recommended the
atomic bomb drops on Japan.
During World War II Stimson had a special assistant - Harvey
Hollister Bundy (The Order), (Point "G"). Special Assistant Harvey
Bundy was the key Pentagon man on the Manhattan Project and was
Stimson's constant companion to conferences in North Africa, Italy
(4) While Stimson was still Secretary of War he brought Harvey
Hollister's son, McGeorge Bundy (The Order), into the Pentagon to
work on a book manuscript ("H" on the chart). This was published in
1948, entitled On Active Service In Peace And War. The joint
authorship (see illustration) gave McGeorge Bundy a quick start in
his career, as we shall describe in the next Memorandum when we pick
up the career of the two younger Bundys, both members of The Order.
In a nutshell:
Stimson was appointed to government offices by every President,
except Harding, from 1911 to 1946, i.e., Taft, Wilson, Coolidge,
Hoover, Roosevelt, and Truman.
Stimson used his office to advance the career of fellow members of
The Order, in particular Harvey Hollister Bundy and his son,
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Memorandum Number Nine:
The Bundy Operation
If The Order had a reasonably "normal" life style, there would be no
necessity for, and no substance in, this book. Unfortunately for us
they do not have a normal life style.
The Order does not just go to college, look for a secure post with
an establishment law firm, intermarry with the sisters and daughters
of :):her members, get noisily drunk at the country club and go to
church on Sunday. These may be reasonably "normal" patterns, but
certainly not topics for research and analysis.
A proportion of The Order follows a life style which can best be
described as: AMBITIOUS ACTIVISM TOWARDS A NEW WORLD ORDER GOAL.
Let's select one family - the Bundy family - fairly typical of
another 20 or so families in The Order, and take a closer look. The
Bundy family came to the United States from England before 1635 and
settled first in Boston, then in Taunton, Massachusetts.
is one of lawyers and politicians with four members in The Order.
Harvey Hollister Bundy
Special assistant to Secretary
of War Stimson
Frederick McGeorge Bundy
Selling fish fillets
William Putnam Bundy
CIA, Editor Foreign Affairs
Government and foundation official
Frederick McGeorge Bundy is an example of a member who is
initiated and then, apparently, is disinclined to do more. We can
safely ignore Fred: his great achievement in life was Chairman of
the North Atlantic Fillet
Council which sounds vaguely like a government policy organization,
but is concerned merely with marketing fish fillets. If the other
Bundys had followed in Fred's honest, industrious footsteps and
confined their activism to fish fillets, the world would be a lot
safer, saner place.
Unfortunately, they didn't. The other three Bundys - Harvey Hollister
and two of his three sons, William Putnam and McGeorge - we key
activists and the activism has a Hegelian pattern, i.e., creation of
conflict to bring about change.
Let's take a look at each of the
Harvey Hollister Bundy
Born Grand Rapids, Michigan 1888, died 1963. His grandfather was a
lawyer and Congressman, and his father was a lawyer too. Harvey
Hollister described himself as lawyer and government official. Bundy
was initiated into The Order in 1909. After a Harvard law degree and
some world travel he became law clerk to Supreme Court Associate
Justice Wendell Holmes (1914-1915). By coincidence, Alger Hiss,
later convicted of perjury in the celebrated Chambers-Hiss trials
involving Soviet espionage, was also a law clerk to Justice Holmes
Harvey Hollister Bundy senior had five children, of whom three
linked themselves to The Order.
The eldest son, Harvey Hollister, graduated Yale 1938, but was not
initiated into Skull & Bones. He's a banker who, like Fred, keeps
away from activism.
The next eldest is William Putnam Bundy, initiated in 1939. The next
son is McGeorge Bundy, initiated in 1940. The eldest daughter,
Harriet Lowell Bundy, married Gasper d'Andelot Belin, a partner in
Covington and Burling and initiated with William Bundy in 1939. The
youngest daughter, Katherine Lawrence Bundy, married Hugh
Auchincloss, Jr. The two Bundy boys have been the real activists.
William P. Bundy
Here's William Bundy's career in brief:
1947-1951 Law firm Covington &
Burling in Washington
1951-1961 Central Intelligence Agency
1960 Staff Director of Presidential Commission on National Goals
1961-3 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
1964-9 Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and
Pacific Affairs in the Vietnam War period.
1969-71 Visiting Professor at Center for International
Editor of Foreign Affairs, the Council on
Foreign Relations (CFR) quarterly and the most prestigious foreign affairs journal in the U.S.A.
guide for all policy makers. Winston Lord (The
Order) is Chairman of CFR.
Bundy is a member of the American Assembly and the Council on
Clearly, Mr. Bundy has been appointed to some very influential
positions in the last 30 years. As the Washington law firm of
Burling is intimately linked to Government regulatory affairs, it's
reasonable to presume that Bundy probably had CIA dealings in the
1947-51 period and then moved to CIA to expand on these projects.
The firm of Covington & Burling represents more than 100 top U.S.
firms in Washington. Former partners have included William Bundy's
father-in-law, Dean Acheson, and brother-in-law, Gasper Belin, (The
An interesting aspect of this law firm, where the Bundy family
consists of the single most influential element in the past few
decades, is its creation of "left wing" political activity. This
creative activity brings to mind the McCarthy Senate hearings on
subversion of the 1953 era when Senator Joseph McCarthy wanted to
call William Bundy as a witness before the Committee and found the
establishment strongly arrayed against this idea (Bundy had given
$400 to the Alger Hiss Defense fund).
In retrospect it may have been
more than McCarthy's harsh treatment of witnesses - which is on the
record - that prompted establishment horror. There may indeed have
been some skeletons in the closet (and perhaps some bones) that the
Senator could have unwittingly unearthed, and these skeletons had
nothing to do with domestic communism.
In any event, as Quigley pointed out in
Tragedy and Hope, the J.P.
Morgan firm had financed the noncommunist left in the United States
for political control. It seems that Covington & Burling may well be
Some preliminary evidence:
Covington & Burling partner John Douglas is the son of Paul H.
Douglas - who was one of the most prominent radicals of the 30s and
40s and an outspoken member of the non-communist left. John Douglas
was a key coordinator in the 1972 George McGovern campaign:
McGovern, of course, being on the left end of the political
Another former partner is Senator Charles Mathias, whose political
stance is more or less at the left end of the Republican Party and
along the lines of George Bush's (The Order) internationalist line
Yet another partner is Michael Boudin. son of Leonard Boudin and
brother of Kathy Boudin. This should raise some eyebrows as Kathy
was on the FBI "Most Wanted" list. Leonard Boudin is the long time
communist front lawyer and member of the National Lawyers Guild
("The foremost legal bulwark of the Communist Party''), New Masses
("a communist periodical") and a dozen other Communist fronts. Kathy
was a founder of Students for a Democratic Society and a leader in
its terrorist Weathermen faction. A bomb manufacturing enterprise got
the group into trouble with the law and Kathy onto the FBI list.
In brief, we have the elements of a hypothesis that left wing
activity in the U.S., down to bomb making and outright terrorism,
may link to Covington and Burling - and the CIA. This is not a new
assertion. Statements have been made before that the CIA has funded
the left in the U.S. This claim hasn't received too much publicity
for two reasons: (a) it offends the establishment media, which
prefers to pose the CIA as a "right" organization and (b) it doesn't
make much sense.
It certainly doesn't make any sense unless you throw your mind back
to Memorandum Number Six and the Hegelian dialectic process. In this
process change requires conflict, and conflict requires the clash of
opposites. You can't just have a "right," you must have a "right"
and a "left." You can't have just a pro-Vietnam War policy, you must
also have an anti-Vietnam War policy. Else the dialectical process
won't bring about change. An interesting thought.
To move on, in 1960 Bundy, while still at CIA, became Staff Director
for the newly formed Presidential Commission on National Goals. Such
a commission, even in its title, assumes conscious direction. If you
have goals, you logically need a device to achieve these goals. In a
society like the U.S. it should be a superfluous sort of commission
unless there is some "guiding hand," something more than the voting
booth and the market place at work.
The Report of this Commission came up with some quotes which are
almost pure Hegelianism:
"a role of government is to stimulate changes of attitude"
"in the 1960s every American is summoned to extraordinary personal
responsibility, sustained effort, and sacrifice"
"The American citizen in the years ahead ought to devote a larger
portion of his time and energy directly to solution of the nation's
problems ... many ways are open for citizens to participate in the
attainment of national goals."
Now the basic set of rules governing our society is the Constitution
and the Bill of Rights. There is nothing in these constitutional
documents to support any of these demands. What the demands imply is
that an American citizen has a DUTY to advance the will of the
State. But such an assumption is definitely NOT implicit in the
philosophy under which the United States was founded and presumably
In 1972, after a stint of government service, Bundy took over
Foreign Affairs, the most prestigious and influential foreign
affairs journal in the U.S.: the bible for policy makers.
So William Bundy is a very influential man. Enough that three
aspects of his career require further investigation:
The Hegelian tinge, that a citizen has a duty to the State
The operation of the Hegelian dialectic and whether any "left"
operations can be traced more directly to Covington and Burling
Whether Bundy's service in Government shows promotion of "right"
operations, needed to balance off the "left" operations.
Preferential treatment has been accorded McGeorge Bundy all the way
along the line.
Graduating Yale and joining The Order in 1940, Bundy spent a while
at Harvard and then joined the U.S. Army "as a private''.
Within 12 months Bundy had rocketed to captain and staff officer
working on Operation Husky (the invasion of Sicily) and Operation
Overlord (the invasion of Normandy).
If there is one job in this world that requires experience, it must
be a staff planning officer for an amphibious operation. Only
experience can make the calculations of timing and logistics for
personnel and supplies come out right. And men's lives depend on
this experience. Can a 23-year-old, with no military experience,
undertake planning for amphibious operations? The answer is
obviously no even if his father (The Order) is in the Pentagon as an
aide to the Secretary of War (The Order).
The war in Europe finished, Bundy now a veteran of 27 years, went
straight to the Pentagon as assistant to the Secretary of War, Henry
Stimson. We have already noted Bundy worked on the manuscript of On
Active Service In Peace And War and was rewarded with co-authorship,
a definite leg up in his career.
Then, in quick succession, Bundy became consultant to the Economic
Cooperation Administration, although he presumably knew no more
about economics than amphibious landing, then foreign policy analyst
for Presidential candidate Thomas Dewey, then analyst for the
Council on Foreign Relations. By 1949 Bundy was invited to Harvard
University and in four years (1953) was made Dean of the Faculty of
Arts and Sciences.
We are asked to believe that out of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of
experienced academics with decades of hard-won credentials, an
assistant professor-who has been, skipping around the non-academic
world for ten years is the most talented for the post of Harvard
We might accept the lack of experience in amphibious warfare
planning and economic programs planning, but Dean of a prestigious
Harvard department in four years! No, that's too much. It smells of
"pull" and few readers will dispute that conclusion. From 1961 to
1966 Bundy was Special Assistant for National Security Affairs to
Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.
There is a significant aspect of
this sensitive post which only surfaced under Henry Kissinger. The
post can be used to screen information reaching the President: in
fact, that is one of its major purposes, to stop a flood of paper
reaching the Presidential desk.
The other side to this screening process is that it could place the
President in an artificial information environment. If the options
presented to the President are controlled, so are the decisions.
Selected information can control the options.
McGeorge Bundy was National Security Adviser in the early years of
the Vietnam debacle. While McGeorge Bundy (The Order) was in the
White House his brother, William P. Bundy (The Order) was in key
positions relating to the Far East in Defense and State Departments.
By acting jointly, the Bundy brothers could have controlled
absolutely the flow of information relating to Vietnam from
Intelligence, State and DOD. We are not saying this happened. We
believe it to be a hypothesis worthy of examination. As they are
blood brothers in a secret organization of which we know very little
- and nothing voluntarily - we have reason to make this further
In 1966 McGeorge Bundy was appointed President of the Ford
Foundation, a post he retained until 1979. While at Ford, Bundy
brought in as Vice President in charge of Education and Research
Division another member of The Order - Harold Howe 11, Howe's
qualifications, apart from a Yale undergraduate degree, can be
described in Howe's own words:
"... in the old scheme of things I would not have qualifications
to be a professor - I have no PhD degree, no scholarly research
publications to my credit. 1 once applied to the Yale Graduate
School but was turned down as academically unpromising." (Apparently
The Order doesn't reach everywhere, even at Yale).
Some of the half-baked ideas Howe and Bundy promoted with Ford
Foundation money probably stem from Howe's philosophy. In Howe's own
words, "When in doubt, do it." For example, we have this gem from
"... we will have to re-think American values regarding cooperation
and competition... many schools (particularly secondary schools)
would define as "cheating" the kinds of cooperative activities
whereby students help each other instead of competing for places on
the ladder of academic success."
This is pure Hegelian collectivism. It undoubtedly works to the
advantage of The Order: this moves the citizen to a dependency role
and away from reliance on individual faculties. It is noteworthy
that both Fords on the board resigned in disgust with Ford
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Memorandum Number Ten:
Keeping The Lid On The Pot
The Order's control of history, through foundations and the American
Historical Association, has been effective. Not so much because of
outright censorship, although that is an important element, but more
because of the gullibility of the American "educated public".
From time to time their plans go awry. The bubbling pot of political
manipulation - it's called conflict management on the inside -
threatens to spill over into public view. It is extraordinary how
newspaper editors, columnists, TV and radio commentators, and
publishers either lack insight to see beyond the superficial or are
scared witless to do so. Even worse, the educated public, the 30-40
million degree holders, lets these opinion molders get away with it.
Outright censorship has not been too effective. There has certainly
been a campaign to suppress revisionist interpretations of history.
Witness Harry Elmer Barnes in
The Struggle Against The Historical
It may be said, with great restraint, that, never since the Dark and
Middle Ages, have there been so many
powerful forces organized and alerted against the assertion and
acceptance of historical truth as are
active today to prevent the facts about the responsibility for the
second World War and its results from
being made generally accessible to the American public.
great Rockefeller Foundation frankly
admits (Annual Report, 1946, p. 188) the subsidizing of a corps of
historians to anticipate and frustrate
the development of any neo-Revisionism in our time. And the only
difference between this Foundation
and several others is that it has been more candid and forthright
about its politics.
This author's personal experience of attempted outright censorship
was at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, when the
Director attempted to suppress publication of my then forthcoming
National Suicide: Military Aid To The Soviet Union.
weren't in question. Unfortunately, the book offended the
Nixon-Kissinger program to aid the Soviets while they were aiding
the North Vietnamese - so in effect, Americans were being killed by
our own technology. In this case neither author nor publisher was in
a mood to listen, and the Establishment put tail between legs and
called it a day.
More effective than outright censorship is use of the left-right
political spectrum to neutralize unwelcome facts and ideas or just
condition citizens to think along certain lines. The "left" leaning
segment of the press can always be relied upon to automatically
assault ideas and information from the "right" and vice
In fact, media outlets have been artificially set up just for
this purpose: both Nation and New Republic on the "left" were
financed by Willard Straight, using Payne Whitney (The Order) funds.
On the "right" National Review published by William Buckley (The
Order) runs a perpetual deficit, presumably made up by Buckley.
Neither the independent right nor the independent left sees the
trap. They are so busy firing at each other they've mostly forgotten
to look behind the scenes. And The Order smugly claims control of
the "moderate" center. A neat game, and it's worked like a charm.
But the establishment has a problem ...
In Fact, It Has Several Problems
They are on the inside looking out. We are on the outside looking
in. They may call us "peasants" but we have the advantage of knowing
about the real world and its infinite diversity. Their global
objectives are dreams based on skewed information.
but still dreams.
(1) The Order Lives In A Cultural Straightjacket
All the power in the world is useless without accurate information.
If you meet these people as this author has more or less casually
over 30 years, one impression comes to the forefront - they are
charming but with a limited perception of the world. They may have
global ambitions, they may act politically like miniature power
houses, but their knowledge of the world comes from an in-group and
those who play along with the in-group.
And the in-group lacks
morality and diversity. It's a kind of jet Set Politburo. Charming,
power-hungry and myopic simultaneously. All it can offer to the
outsider is an invitation, almost an ultimatum, "You are part of the
Which has as much interest for many as a Frederick Bundy fish
fillet. Perhaps one of the exceptions is house conservative William
Buckley, Jr. - at least his cynicism is marked by witty
incisiveness. The rest are a pretty sad bunch.
(2) An Easy Prey For the Ambitious
Limited perception makes members of The Order a target and an easy
prey for the ambitious outsider ... who needs only the ability to
say the right things at the right time to the right people, coupled
with a sense of unscrupulousness. Henry Kissinger is a prime example
- an outsider who wants desperately to stay on the inside. More
devious than clever, but expert at using deviousness for his own
Conservative readers may not agree, but Secretary of State
Acheson, who defended a guilty Alger Hiss to the bitter end, was
probably more stupid than culpable. Which leads us to,
(3) Genetic Problems
Extensive intermarriage among the families raises a serious question
of genetic malfunctions. Membership lists are heavily laced with
Dodge, Whitney, Phelps, Perkins, Norton, Putnam used as middle
(maternal) names. Cultural inhibitions are obvious, the intellectual
limitations from genetic factors are more difficult to analyze and
(4) Shallow Power Base
It may be as
Rosenbaum comments, that The Order is "incredibly
powerful". On the other hand, it is also incredibly weak - there is
no philosophic or cultural depth to The Order. Diversity is strength
and The Order lacks diversity.
The vast bulk of the American people, that giant melting pot of
Anglo, Germanic, Slavic, Hispanic, black, yellow, and who knows what
else has been suckered. Many of them know it. Some are now going to
know by whom.
When they've overcome the disbelief, the shock and perhaps some
fear, they are surely going to say "What do we do?."
The great strength of individualism, an atomistic social order where
the individual holds ultimate sovereignty, is that any counter
revolution to an imposed social order where the State is boss, can
take a million roads and a million forms.
No one is going to create an
anti-The Order movement. That would be
foolish and unnecessary. It could be infiltrated, bought off, or
diverted all too easily. Much too easily. Why play by the rules set
by the enemy?
The movement that will topple The Order will be extremely simple and
most effective. It will be ten thousand or a million Americans who
come to the conclusion that they don't want the State to be boss,
that they prefer to live under the protection of the Constitution.
They will make their own independent decision to thwart The Order,
and it will take ten thousand or a million forms.
The only weakness is communication. The Order has so wrecked
education that reading comprehension is difficult for many - that's
part of the brainwashing program. But there are more than enough
readers. Most people prefer to talk, anyway.
The program of
The Order might work in Russia, which has a history
of obedience to the State; it's barely working in Poland, while in
England "The Group" survives because enough of class structure and
attitude remain. It can never work in the United States.
In the first introductory volume we have laid out the preliminary
groundwork and suggested some hypotheses we need to examine. An
understanding of The Order, the havoc it has wreaked on American
society, its plans for future havoc - perpetual war for perpetual
peace - is a logical step by step process.
The next step is to look at education. Our present educational chaos
can be traced to three members of The Order:
Daniel Coit Gilman
(First President of University of California and First President of
Johns Hopkins University)
Timothy Dwight (twelfth President of Yale
Andrew Dickson White (First President of Cornell
Gilman imported the experimental psychology of Hegelian physiologist
Wilhelm Wundt from Germany. This psychology was grafted onto the
American education system through the educational laboratories at
Columbia and Chicago University. And they moved a familiar name,
John Dewey, a pure Hegelian in philosophy, along the fast track in
his career. This has been aptly termed "The Leipzig Connection" by
Lance J. Klass and Paolo Lionni.
Then we shall look at the
Foundations, how these were captured by
The Order and their gigantic funds used to finance a Hegelian
educational system designed to condition future society. It is
doubtful if John D. Rockefeller or Mrs. Russell Sage, and certainly
the Ford family, ever quite understood how their philanthropies were
used for a long-term conditioning plan.
It is also doubtful if The Order forecast the public backlash of the
1970s and 1980s - not all children have succumbed to the social
conditioning brainwashing, parents have more than once risen in part
revolt, private schools have sprouted like spring flowers in the
desert and perhaps enough academics have slipped through a net
designed to contain and neutralize independent research and
After we have looked at education and foundations we still have to
work our way through the system of "perpetual war for perpetual
peace." How The Order has financed revolution and profited from war.
The objective? To keep the conflict boiling because conflict for
Hegel is essential for change and the forward motion of society.
Then we have to look at
the financial system and the Federal
Reserve. The Order was there right from the start.
In conclusion we must emphasize one point. An understanding of The
Order and its modus operandi is impossible unless the reader holds
in mind the Hegelian roots of the game plan. Hegelianism is alien to
grass roots America. The national character is straightforward and
to the point, not devious and tortuous. The grass roots are still
closer to the American Revolution, the Jeffersonian Democrats, the
classical liberal school of Cobden and Bright in England, and the
Austrian School of Economics where Ludwig von Mises is the
These schools of thought have been submerged in the public eye by
pirate-like onslaught of The Order and its many minions, but they
still very much represent the daily operation of American society.
From billionaire Bunker Hunt in Dallas, Texas to the seventeen year
old black trying to "survive" in the Los Angeles ghetto, individual
initiative is still more than obvious in American society.
A Statist system is the objective of The Order. But in spite of
constant prattling about "change" by zombie supporters - such a
system is foreign to deeply held beliefs in this country.
Above all the reader must - at least temporarily while reading this
work - put to one side the descriptive clichés of left and right,
liberal and conservative, communist and fascist, even republican and
democrat. These terms may be important for self recognition, they do
provide a certain reassurance, but they are confusing in our context
unless seen as essential elements in a game plan. You will never
understand The Order if you try to label it right or left.
Robert Taft and a William Buckley on the right are just as
important -- the forward motion of society, the fundamental change
desired by The Order, as a William Sloan Coffin and a Harry Payne
Whitney (who financed the left). Their conflict is essential for
Which brings us to HYPOTHESIS NUMBER THREE: THE ORDER USES THE
HEGELIAN DIALECTIC PROCESS TO BRING ABOUT SOCIETY IN WHICH THE STATE
IS ABSOLUTE, i.e., ALL POWERFUL.
This hypothesis, of course, reflects the gulf between
The Order and
American society. The gulf stems from the differing views of the
relationship between the State and the individual.
Which is superior? Our whole way of life is based on the assumption
that the individual is superior to the State. That the individual is
the ultimate holder of sovereignty. That the State is the servant of
the people. It's deeply engrained within us.
The Order holds the opposite - that the State is superior, that the
common man (the peasant) can find freedom only by obedience to the
State. Now, of course, the State is a fiction.
So who or what
controls the State? Obviously, The Order.
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