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Behold, an Outdated Horse?
on 5 September 2014
Like some other reviewers who wanted to like this book, I too purchased it the hope of endorsing it. But ultimately it's rather disappointing. Written in 1991 with a supposed prediction of a One World Government or a possible collapse of the human race, here we are in 2014 and we're all still here. But for how much longer?.
It would have been interesting to see what Cooper would have thought of the 9/11 events, or even current debt crisis (with virtually every major country now in debt, especially the US at $17 trillion, and climbing).
The book lacks any real narrative and many of the chapters are simply put together in an ad hoc fashion. There are also some strange mistakes. Cooper refers to a Pope John XXII in 1935 (there wasn't one), and refers to the Protocols of Zion (Sion) being published in the early 1800s. I thought it was the early 1900s (or late 1800s). The narrative also contains many typing errors.
Expensive as an e-book (at the time of writing); Avoid unless you can get a cheap (possibly second-hand) paperback.
There is one funny moment, In the appendix section he refers to Michael A. Aquino. Aquino was leader of the Temple of Set (a Satanist organization). Aquino was also an officer in the US military and did not hide his "religious" activities. The US military saw no problems with this.
But one William Gill, executive director executive of the Catholic War Veterans took umbrage. "It's unbelievable that an admitted devil worshipper [Aquino] should be allowed to hold a senior and sensitive post in the US Army... Citizens have the right to expect our military to uphold the traditional values of God and country."
Like bombing poorer countries (Vietnam, Panama, Iraq, Bosnia). Gill seemed to forget, or didn't know, that the Jesuits are also devil worshippers!