The Illuminati – Some Thoughts On This Secret Society



The Great “Illuminati” Seal Some thoughts on the Illuminati… Well as far as a secret society goes the Illuminati haven’t done a very good job at remaining secret in recent years have they? As far as history is concerned I think it is true to say that the Illuminati were a secret society, said to have formed in the late 18th Century in Bavaria – well if we are trying to be correct a date of 1776 has been proposed. It is difficult to piece together any meaningful history of this ‘society’ as the whole subject has become tainted with poorly referenced conspiracy paranoia, pseudo-historical analyses and the odd fraud (hoax) or two. Starting with the choice of name – Illuminati – it seems that the society professed to be in line with some kind of information or approach that made its members ‘the enlightened’. It is likely that they had a republican political agenda which included the abolition of monarchies. It is further suggested...

Illuminati: Masonic Organization



Among the Masonic organizations the Illuminati occupy a top position. The fact that right after it had been created it was declared to be outside the law projected into the public mind that they are a group of plotters ready to enslave the world to satisfy their thirst of power. The Masonic organization of Illuminati appeared on the 1st of May 1776 at Ingolstadt in Superior Bavaria. It’s initial name was The Bavarian Illuminati. At its secret structure lies university teacher of canonical law named Adam Weishaupt who, apparently got his inspiration from the freemasonry model. The Latin word Illuminati is directly linked with the Illuminated Age of which Bavaria was no stranger. Masonic Symbols The All Seeing Eye In 1784 the Bavarian authorities forbid any secret organizations amongst which were the Illuminati. The restriction order was not directly aimed at the Illuminati, they were just collateral damage in the war that absolutist regimes had against revolutionary movements. Yet,...