Have you read the Dan Brown novels featuring Robert Langdon? … Which one was your favorite? … Will this work? … What is your opinion on this? … Who rules the world?
From the Hellfire Club to the Illuminati, from the Freemasons to the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and the Temple of Solomon (i.e., Knights Templar) – to that list add the Bilderberg Group and the Trilateral Commission, and you develop a persistent delusion (yes, a delusion, or maybe fantasy or wishful thinking) that the super-rich are working shoulder to shoulder, plotting and directing the fate of the world.
Based on extensively researching and working with the exceptionally wealthy, as well as examining this point of view, I find that these grand conspiracies make good bedtime stories, and more profitably, exciting novels and movies. However, they lack substance.