Skip to comments.The Trusted - Review of an eco-thriller
Posted on 03/29/2013 11:07:41 PM PDT by BlackVeil
It was one of the many paradoxes of the Thatcher era in the UK that when it came to accusations of disloyalty and betrayal, the British Conservatives invariably reserved their ire for the trade unions or other representatives of the labour movement.
The real traitors were, of course, members of the upper classes: the Cambridge Five spied for the Soviet Union and all acquired positions of privilege and prestige within the Establishment; and those who favoured Hitler and were most vocal in their support for a peace deal after the declaration of war were aristocrats and members of the Royal Family.
So who would be willing and able to betray our way of life in the 21st century? ...
In John M. Green's brilliant and provocative new eco-thriller, The Trusted, those intent on our destruction are not Islamic terrorists but trusted insiders, those at the very top of government, business, science and academia.
... Now they are ready to launch their plan, their "life's dream of dragging the modern world back to a more primitive version of utopia".
As the author explains: "The traditional methods to detect networks like Al-Qaeda won't work with this new breed of extremists. That's because their evil genius is that they look like us, think like us and work with us ... precisely to mislead us to think that they are us."
Nine Sisters - 9S - aim for nothing less than the slashing of the world's population and the destruction of the global economy. Their goal: to bring on the winter, so a new spring for our planet can follow. Their means: a concerted worldwide assault on banks, computers, transport, emergency services, the oil industry and even the Catholic Church. Fiat justitia et ruant coeli. Let justice be done, though the heavens fall. ...
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.abc.net.au ...
Yes, and these elitists are our worst enemies in many matters vital to our Republic.
The notion of elites working for our destruction is nothing new. Ludlum’s novels thrived on it.
Tom Clancy, Rainbow Six.
Though the terrorists in that story weren’t exactly the elite.