In 1933, H.G. Wells, by then nearing the end of an illustrious career as a novelist, social scientist, and encyclopedist, wrote The Shape of Things to Come, a counter-factual history of the world from 1933 to the year 2106. Ever the utopian, Wells spun out a tale of all-consuming world wars, territorial ambition, and general chaos which would end in a 100-year tyranny followed finally by the establishment of the Modern World State – the prototype for global govrnment.
The book is a chilling portrait, not so much of the world as it might one day exist (it was too static a read for that), but rather of the mind of an early 20th Century utopian who seemed to have no qualms suggesting that the massacre of millions, the forcible eradication of religious, practice and the sequestration of all private property would be necessary for the establishment of a world paradise. The utopian, globalist agenda – justifying any means to achieve a progressive end – today casts a pall over the reputations of the socialists who conceived it.
The globalist dream did not end with H.G. Wells nor those of his generation. In fact, the movement he and the other Fabian romantics spawned was really just beginning.
Today, although few advocates talk about a world government in which a single political entity would govern all humanity, a sophisticated and extremely well financed movement to advance global governance has taken root in most western countries. Insisting on the UN as a conduit for enacting international protocols and regulations, almost all of which would override national legislation, globalists use international environmental accords, humanitarian law and international treaties as their vehicles to advance an agenda that is becoming increasingly aggressive and unwilling to brook opposition.
This well-financed campaign designed to strip sovereign governments of their ability to regulate and monitor human rights and environmental protection, has naturally put the globalist agenda on a collision course with constitutional democracy. Put simply, transnationalists in the UN and the European Union, but more importantly among America’s elites, are using the demands for a global rule of law to make American constitutional law subservient to a global authority. And in many respects they are succeeding.