Chapter 2 - Restructuring Civilization
How can we live this slow demise?
How can we live and deny it?
Ecstatic lies explode our minds
The age of technocracy
— “Technocracy” by Sybreed, 2008
I have been investigating globalization since 1975 and technocracy since 2007. Still, to my continual amazement, every day I keep unearthing new information, new subtleties, and new insights on these parallel ideologies. Though technocracy is a decades-old tool of societal transformation, in recent years it has been speedily advancing right under our noses, yet escaping detection by all but a few.
Modern globalization and hence, technocracy, started in earnest with the founding of the Trilateral Commission in 1973 by David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski. The organization’s stated goal was to “foster a New International Economic Order.” Membership was initially limited to 289 carefully selected members from North America (109), Japan (74), and Europe (106). They included establishment lawyers, high-ranking politicians, influential journalists, globalist think tank scholars, international bankers, and academics.
The 97 Trilateral members from the US completely dominated the Carter Administration from 1975 to 1979. President Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale were among the original members. So was Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s National Security Advisor. In fact, all but one member of Carter’s Cabinet belonged to the Commission. Besides Brzezinski, the following sixteen appointments were announced even before Carter was inaugurated on January 20, 1977: