Is spectre of the James Bond genre a thinly disguised illuminati?
James Bond's author Ian Fleming was no stranger to the murky world of deception and subterfuge.
Oh drat! I inadvertantly put this question in the wrong category. Should read 'Entertainment and arts'.
It could be, as could Cobra in GI Joe and any other secret organization taking over the world.
Lex Corp, though, is way too open. Make a large company, lots of legitimate reasons to have weapons through government contracts, occasionally attempt to take over a country/planet. That sort of thing in the real world lead to the term Banana Republic, and one could imagine Google cooperating with repressive regimes being the basis of a dystopia. But that's not Illuminati.
I would have to say no. Spectre tends to make billion dollar complexes to try to make a few million dollars. Spectre seems an apolitical criminal organization. Spectre may be a UN plan to undermine criminality by making it function like a government organization :-)
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