Conspiracists have long speculated that these individuals are part of a secret “world order”, with ties to the Illuminati and satanic cults. Debunking these theories is relatively easy, but in his new book John Dickie goes much further. Based on years of research into the archives of the Grand Lodges, he has produced a global history of the organisation, explaining how the brand spread far beyond Europe. “The Craft” is a fascinating tale of imperial trade, warfare and scientific progress which presents the Masons as a response to the broader development of the modern world.
I found in dictionary a definition : [social/political order] - the political, social, or economic situation at a particular time
But how can individuals be part of a situation, what does "world order" mean?
article link : https://www.economist.com/books-and-arts/2020/08/29/a-global-history-of-the-freemasons