Gurudas says, in the preface to his book, Treason: the New World Order, "I originally was drawn to write this book because of my years of involvement in alternative health. In the 1980's I founded and later sold Pegasus Products, Inc., a firm that produces and describes flower essences, gem elixirs, and homeopathic remedies. I was also a health practitioner for some years and have written four books on alternative health. FDA abuses have become the norm, and gradually I came to understand how dangerous the federal government has become to our freedoms.

"My purpose in writing this book is to awaken more people to the fact that these are very dangerous times for America. More and more of the rights we take for granted are being lost. Too many politicians have sold out to the special interests, and most people are too busy watching TV to notice or take responsibility for what is happening. In the name of stopping illegal drugs and crime, our rights are gradually being forfeited, as the federal government tightens control over the people.

"I have also written this book so that people can more easily look at the whole picture. I have focused my research on extracting information from hundreds of books, newspapers, and magazines so that people can more easily understand what is taking place in America. Some might say that several stories of government abuse that are heard in one part of the country don't appear too threatening. Yet when you look at many different incidents all across the country and grasp the full picture it is clear that something is wrong."

Gurudas' book has thirty-one pages containing 833 footnotes and an eleven page bibliography. He maintains that his book is totally documented from public records, with no theory. When asked why he wrote the book he said, "It's simple. I don't want our country to become a dictatorship. So, I did my research, and wrote my book." (Gurudas' 320 page documented book, Treason: the New World Order may be ordered by calling 1-800-255-2665 or by writing to Cassandra Press, Inc., P.O. Box 150868, San Rafael, CA 94915. Cost is $14.95 + $4.00 shipping)

LE: How did you come to write your new book?

Gurudas: This is the fifth book I have written. The first four deal with natural healing and metaphysical concepts. I wrote this book, Treason: The New World Order, because it became very clear to me that we are moving toward a police state, one which will be far more vicious than Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union, mainly because the technology is so advanced.

History shows us that there are individuals who want to control everyone and everything. My main focus was to combine lots of different information from many sources, supported by footnotes. There are 833 footnotes in all in my book. This makes it easy for people with busy schedules to investigate this subject. Our country is very much like Germany in the 1930's. At that time, in Germany, people were very busy with their personal and professional lives and did not want to get involved in politics, so a person like Hitler could take control of their country. There were some who gave warnings but they were considered negative and radical. Today, as then, gun control was brought in. Our gun control bill was taken almost word for word from the 1938 gun control law in Germany. There are a number of similarities between the two countries.

There is a plan to create confusion and fear in our country. Then bring in leaders who guide us toward a police state. One of the main focuses of my book is describing the threat to our country as a free society. This threat is created by corporations and banks. Many solutions have been suggested about how to handle this problem of centralized economic power. One suggestion is to return to our political heritage, to restore our constitutional government with its checks and balances. At one time corporations had to exist for the good of the community. In what way are these large corporations that are closing down in the U.S. and moving hundreds of thousands of jobs overseas serving the welfare of our communities? The system of checks and balances and our heritage has been gradually lost. The states have lowered their standards (for monitoring the corporations) and less and less has been required in each state now.

In hundreds of books, articles, and speeches in the 20th century, many influential and powerful people, including many in Congress, have called for a New World Order, and the surrender of U.S. sovereignty and individual freedoms to a one world government, usually involving the U.N. military and the transfer of it to a one world U.N. army.

LE: This is talked about openly in these many sources?

Gurudas: Very much so.

LE: If this information is public knowledge, why is it not filtering down more to the average person?

Gurudas: It is because the national media attacks people who discuss these issues and the media never refers to this body of literature. This is a classic example of how propaganda is used in modern times.

Throughout the 20th century this movement toward a one world government has been marching on. This is not new or recent. In his book Critical Path Buckminster Fuller gives a very impressive sweep of the 20th century, about the large corporations and their agents and the lawyers who basically control the country far more than the people understand. He talked about how all the gold was removed from Fort Knox by the 1960's.

LE: Where did it go?

Gurudas: It went to the banks. They own the country. Fuller called the CIA, "capitalism's invisible army."

Born into an English aristocratic family, the philosopher Bertrand Russell played a role in the British branch of the secret government. In his The Impact of Science On Society he discussed the planned terror: "I do not pretend that birth control is the only way in which population can be kept from increasing," he said. "War has hitherto been disappointing in this respect, but perhaps bacteriological war may prove more effective. If a Black Death could be spread throughout the world once in every generation, survivors could procreate freely without making the world too full (of people). The state of affairs might be somewhat unpleasant, but what of that? Really high-minded people are indifferent to happiness, especially other people's. There are three ways of securing a society that shall be stable as regards population. The first is that of birth control. The second is that of infanticide or really destructive wars. And the third is that of general misery, except for a powerful minority." His point is population control.