THE ELECTION of Barack Obama has prompted a visceral response from conservatives in America. The tea-party movement has a strong appeal to conservative Christians, who respond to the movement’s call for smaller government that abides by the Constitution. But within that movement are those who seek to remake the Earth
H.G. WELLS, Pakistani nuclear physicist A.Q. Khan (father of the Islamic nuke), and Tim LaHaye are all connected through what researchers Paul and Phillip Collins call “the cult of the superweapon”. Basically, Wells idea was that a weapon so devastating that it threatened all life on Earth would be just what was needed to overcome the primitive concept of nationhood and local autonomy, and his beliefs have been transformed into reality over the last century.