Facebook user Lasha Modebadze published identical posts on March 20 and April 16, claiming that the Club of Rome founded by the Rockefellers in 1973 developed the plan of the world arrangement. Modebadze writes that according to the initial plan, the world had to be divided into 10 regions, which would have one government. According to the new plan, the world is planned to be divided into three global regions that will be called the United States of the World; it will have a common currency and one government led by the United Nations with the criminal syndicate of the Rockefellers and the Rothschilds allegedly standing behind it.
Modebadze also writes that these three regions almost match with three superpowers whose existence was predicted by George Orwell in his novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” (often referred to as 1984). In addition, these regions also comply with three regions initiated by the Trilateral Commission and declared at the G7 meetings. These regions are: 1. The American Union of all States of North, Central and South America; 2. The enlarged European Union, including Russia, former Soviet republics, Middle Eastern and African countries; 3. The Union of Asia and Pacific Ocean, involving Japan, Australia, South and Southeast Asian countries and China.
The post contains false information and elements of a conspiracy theory, because a model of one government and 10 regions actually is a simulation scenario aimed at predicting anticipated crises, while George Orwell names different regions in his novel “1984.” It is noteworthy that Orwell wrote his book in 1949 – 25 years before the theory in question was created. The Trilateral Commission and G7 Summit have nothing to do with the world division.
- • What does the Club of Rome actually represent?
Founded in Rome in early 1968 by a group of European businesspeople and scientists, the Club of Rome is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization (NGO) that serves as an international think tank on global issues. The professed mission of the Club of Rome is to “act as a global catalyst of change” by sponsoring studies and conferences and issuing reports and news releases that focus on long-term global problems and their interrelationships.
From its first report in 1972, titled The Limits to Growth, the Club of Rome has dedicated itself to identifying the most critical problems facing humanity, including depletion and pollution of the environment; demographic problems; uneven development within and between nations; the quality and distribution of work; the sociocultural impact of new technologies; dysfunctional educational systems; the globalization of the economy; and international financial disorder.
The Club of Rome is run by an Executive Committee of eleven members that appoints a president, vice presidents, a secretary-general, and a treasurer. In 2018, the Club of Rome appointed two women - Mamphela Ramphele (South Africa) and Sandrine Dixson Declève (Belgium) for the first time in its history to co-lead the organization.
The organization was co-founded by Aurelio Peccei, an Italian industrialist, and Alexander King, the Scottish Head of Science at the OECD. Various conspiracy theories link the foundation of the Club of Rome to the Rockefeller family, because the founders of the club were holding their very first meetings in October-November 1968 at Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, owned by the Rockefellers. Actually, the club was founded earlier on April 7, 1968 in Rome.
Various conspiracy theories about the organization had been spread earlier too with the club responding to them with an amazing animated video titled “The Ultimate Truth about the Club of Rome.”
The Club of Rome released its second report “Mankind at the Turning Point” in 1974, which states the need to create an “organic” or a truly interdependent society. Eduard Pestel and Mihajlo D. Mesarović are the authors of the report. The same work mentions the theory created by them about the world integrated model, which divides the world into 10 hypothetical regions.
- • In fact, a one government - ten regions model is a simulation scenario aimed at predicting anticipated crises.
The idea of the world division into 10 regions is a simulation scenario called the World Integrated Model (WIM). This model was developed in parallel by two teams, one led by Mihajlo Mesarović at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and the other by Eduard Pestel (a member of the executive committee of the Club of Rome) at the Technical University in Hannover, West Germany.
The authors first presented their model at a conference for high-level policy makers sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D. C., then at the first global modeling conference of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, and finally at a series of scientific meetings and congresses throughout the world. Only after these formal presentations did they release the popular description of the model in the fall of 1974.
According to this theory, instead of a single homogeneous world, the model contains 10 regions made up of similar countries, although in some runs they are grouped in three or four blocs. As a result, WIM can represent varying levels of development and resource endowment, as well as cultural and environmental differences; and it can therefore be used to investigate potential regional (as opposed to global) problems and crises.
Mesarović and Pestel, the two modelers, write:
“We hoped thus to furnish political and economic decisionmakers in various parts of the world with a comprehensive global planning tool, which could help them to act in anticipation of the crises at our doorstep.”
Obviously, the model has not been enforced. In addition, the Club of Rome has no legitimacy to implement such changes. The model is one of those regionalism theories, which predict the division of the world into various potential regions in order to prevent and settle political or economic crises.
- • George Orwell names different regions in his novel “1984”; in addition, the book was released in 1949 – 25 years before the creation of the World Integrated Model (WIM) theory.
George Orwell’s novel really mentions three fictional superpowers: Oceania, Eastasia and Eurasia; these regions, however, are different.
- Oceania covers the entire continents of America and Oceania and the British Isles.
- Eurasia covers Europe and (more or less) the entire Soviet Union.
- Eastasia covers Japan, Korea, China and northern India.
One of the simulation maps of regions described by Orwell looks as follows:
In addition, the novel was released in 1949 – 25 years before creation of the World Integrated Model (WIM) and it can have no links with either the theory in question or the Club of Rome. The content of the book is also different. It describes the world in 1984. The book is set in Oceania, a fictional superpower governed by the all-controlling Party, which has brainwashed the population into unthinking obedience to its leader, Big Brother. The book’s hero, Winston Smith, who lives in London and works at the Ministry of Truth, does not support the party ideology. The book just tells the story of Winston Smith and represents a warning against totalitarianism.
- Trilateral Commission and G7 Summit have nothing in common with the world division
Trilateral Commission is an organization of private citizens founded in 1973 principally by American banker David Rockefeller to confront challenges posed by the growing interdependence of the United States and its principal allies (Canada, Japan, and the countries of western Europe) and to encourage greater cooperation between them.
The Trilateral Commission is headed by three regional chairs (for Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific region), who are assisted by several deputies, and an executive committee. The entire membership meets annually to consider reports and debate strategy. Such distribution of regional heads of commissions matches with the world’s continental division and has nothing to do with the proposed theory about the world division plan.
As for the G7 (or Group of Seven), it is an organization made up of the world’s seven largest so-called advanced economies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The author of the post does not specify which particular meeting of the G7 discussed the issue of three regions of the world. The annual G7 summits involve meetings of various thematic groups as well as Q&A sessions with leaders.
Thus, the G7 has no links either with the Rockefellers or the Rothschilds; moreover, there is no evidence that any statement about the world division and establishment of new order was made at its meetings.
Who are the Rockefellers or the Rothschilds?
The Rockefellers and the Rothschilds are the richest families of the world. The Rockefeller family is ranked 43th among America’s richest families with net worth at USD 8.4 billion, according to Forbes.
The Rockefeller name is mainly linked to oil industry and real estate business, through which John Rockefeller, the first in the family, gained his first billions in the 19th century. The Rockefeller Foundation, a charitable organization, is also linked to the family. The Foundation was established in 1913 to “promote the wellbeing of mankind throughout the world.” In 2016, the Rockefeller Foundation liquidated its investments in fossil fuel companies, including Standard Oil and Exxon Mobil citing their impacts on ecology and global warming.
The Rothschild family of Jewish origin established the largest and most successful banking network in Europe in the 18th century. Rothschild family’s rapid accumulation of wealth and power was met by anti-Semitic conspiracy theories in Europe.
The purpose of conspiracy theories about the world division, new order or global governments is to cast doubt on the legitimacy of democracy and democratic institutions. Promoting such narratives in the public makes the latter think that real changes cannot be achieved through democratic processes, because everything is controlled by the global government.
by Mariam Topchishvili
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