By Antony C. Sutton
For one hundred seventy years they've got met in mystery. From out in their initiates come presidents, senators, judges, cupboard secretaries, and lots of spooks. they're the titans of finance and and feature now put in a 3rd member as usa President George W. Bush. This fascinating behind-the-scenes glance files Yale's secretive society, the Order of the cranium and Bones, and its popular contributors, numbering between them Tafts, Rockefellers, Pillsburys, and trees. faraway from being a campus fraternity, the society is extra fascinated by the luck of its contributors within the post-collegiate international. incorporated are a demonstrated club record, infrequent reprints of unique Order fabrics revealing the interlocking energy facilities ruled by way of Bonesmen, and a peek contained in the Tomb, their 140-year-old inner most clubhouse.
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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. 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) "a role of government is to stimulate changes of attitude" (b) "in the 1960s every American is summoned to extraordinary personal responsibility, sustained effort, and sacrifice" (c) "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 ...
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.
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. , 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.
America's Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull & Bones by Antony C. Sutton