From the first will of Cecil Rhodes (1877), quoted by Carroll Quigley in the Anglo-American Establishment:
The extension of British rule throughout the world, the perfecting of a system of emigration from the United Kingdom and of colonization . . . the ultimate recovery of the United States of America as an integral part of a British Empire, the consolidation of the whole Empire, the inauguration of a system of Colonial Representation in the Imperial Parliament which may tend to weld together the disjointed members of the Empire, and finally the foundation of so great a power as to hereafter render wars impossible and promote the best interests of humanity. 1
Carroll Quigley, Tragedy and Hope:
There does exist . . . an international Anglophile network which operates, to some extent, in the way the radical Right believes the Communists act. In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so. I know of the operations of this network because I have studied it for twenty years and was permitted for two years, in the early 1960’s, to examine its papers and secret records. I have no aversion to it or to most of its aims and have, for much of my life, been close to it and to many of its instruments. I have objected . . . to a few of its policies . . . , but in general my chief difference of opinion is that it wishes to remain unknown, and I believe its role in history is significant enough to be known. 2
Carroll Quigley, Tragedy and Hope:
In addition to these pragmatic goals, the powers of financial capitalism had another far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent private meetings and conferences. The apex of the system was to be the Bank for International Settlements in [Basel], Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world’s central banks which were themselves private corporations. 3
Bertrand Russell, The Impact of Science on Society:
Diet, injections, and injunctions will combine, from a very early age, to produce the sort of character and the sort of beliefs that the authorities consider desirable, and any serious criticism of the powers that be will become psychologically impossible. Even if all are miserable, all will believe themselves happy, because the government will tell them that they are so. 4
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Between Two Ages: America’s Role in the Technetronic Era:
Another threat . . . confronts liberal democracy. More directly linked to the impact of technology, it involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled and directed society. Such a society would be dominated by an elite whose claim to political power would rest on allegedly superior scientific know-how. Unhindered by the restraints of traditional liberal values, this elite would not hesitate to achieve its political ends by using the latest modern techniques for influencing public behavior and keeping society under close surveillance and control. 5
Shocking statement by George Bernard Shaw, Fabian socialist, from film footage featured in the documentary The Soviet Story:
You must all know half a dozen people at least who are no use in this world, who are more trouble than they are worth. Just put them there and say Sir, or Madam, now will you be kind enough to justify your existence? If you can’t justify your existence, if you’re not pulling your weight, if you’re not producing as much as you consume or perhaps a little more, then, clearly, we cannot use the organizations of our society for the purpose of keeping you alive, because your life does not benefit us and it can’t be of very much use to yourself. 6
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1. Carroll Quigley, The Anglo-American Establishment: From Rhodes to Cliveden, (San Pedro, CA: G S G & Associates, 1981, Orig. published: 1949), p. 33.
2. Carroll Quigley, Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time, (San Pedro, CA: G S G & Associates, Orig. published 1966 by Macmillan), pp. 950.
3. Ibid., p. 324.
4. Bertrand Russell, The Impact of Science on Society, (New York, Simon and Schuster, 1953), pp. 50-51.
5. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Between Two Ages: America’s Role in the Technetronic Era, (New York: Viking Press, 1971), pp. 252-253.
6. Edvins Snore, Director, The Soviet Story, www.sovietstory.com, SIA Labvakar, 2008.