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Is the Illuminati good or evil

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posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 10:57 AM
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Firstly, there is no hard proof of the Illuminati's existence in the present day
Though many claim that title

We do know and have proof that the Illuminati once existed

Adam Weishaupt (Spatacus) being it's founder stated
" I am proud to be known to the world as the founder of the Illuminati"

Here are few other quotes of Adam's to wet the appetite
of those interested in gleaning an understanding of the Illuminati's philosphy

"When man lives under government, he is fallen,
his worth is gone, and his nature tarnished."

« And what is this general object? The happiness of the human race. But where are the proper persons, the good, the generous and the accomplished to be found? And how, and by what strong motives, are they to be induced to be engaged, in a task so vast, so incessant, so difficult and so laborious? "

"Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination."

"This is the great object held out by this association; and the means of attaining it is illumination, enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice"

More reading of writings and correspondance of Adam Weishaupt can be found in the link below

michelduchaine.com... 09/12/writings-and-correspondence-of-adam-weishaupt-and-the-bavarian-illuminati/

Now the big question is
Are there any who have carried the flame forward in to this present day

How can we judge who is adhering to the original philosphy and who is not
Simple ... We need to examine the ideas/philosophy of Adam Weishaupt
Then apply that to modern groups such as the one I am a member of

Here is a link to the archives of this group

illuminati.am...

Now there is no hard proof this group is the true Illuminati
All we can do is examine the ideas

This group is an outreach experiment
A department of the larger organisation

What was the reason for creating this outreach experiment
To dispell the idle gossip and malicous rumours attributed to the Illuminati

This thread is to allow discussion on the ideas put forward by this group and also the ideas of Adam Weishaupt
Speculation is also welcomed for consideration

But if you wish to pooh pooh the ideas without proof of perceived falsity
You will be peeing in the wind
















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posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 11:13 AM
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a reply to: artistpoet

Illuminati - Wikipedia
Bavarian Illuminati





Most of The Elite were born elite.

Their upbringing is steeped in tradition and is a kind of secret society in of itself.

Perhaps while growing up the child heard stories of his father's involvement in other secret groups.

'There exists in the world today, and has existed for thousands of years, a body of enlightened humans united in what might be termed, an Order of the Quest. It is composed of those whose intellectual and spiritual perceptions have revealed to them that civilization has secret destiny...

The outcome of this 'secret destiny' is a World Order ruled by a King with supernatural powers.

This King was descended of a divine race; that is, he belonged to the Order of the Illumined for those who come to a state of wisdom then belong to a family of heroes-perfected human beings.'

~P. Manly Hall



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 11:43 AM
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a reply to: artistpoet

You have no hard proof, but others might...and do.



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 11:47 AM
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posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 11:53 AM
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a reply to: artistpoet
@are the secret societies including the Illuminati good or evil?
Yes 1 thinks so...



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 11:59 AM
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a reply to: tikbalang

Thanks for contributing
What are your thoughts on the P. Manly Hall quote you posted
Remembering he was not a member of the Illuminati


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posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:03 PM
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There's a set of documentaries that you can see on youtube called "Secret Societies - The String Pullers?"... Its a 4 episode documentary with the 2nd episode being specifically about whats known about the Illuminati's origins.

There's actually claims that once the original Illuminati was disbanded, that it actually helped them to spread, gaining influence though penetrating (already established) masonry lodges around the world... especially in the US.

It is kind of curious how similar the American governments philosophies are to Adam Weishaupt original political philosophies... just sayin.




posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:05 PM
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a reply to: artistpoet

Adam' Weishaupt's group was anti-Vatican and anti-Monarch which makes them pretty good in my book.



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:06 PM
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a reply to: NewzNose



You have no hard proof, but others might...and do.


There is proof of the Bavarian Illuminati's existence this is not disputed

No point saying something you can not back up
Which other's for example



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:07 PM
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a reply to: imjack

And your thoughts please



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:11 PM
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originally posted by: artistpoet


We do know and have proof that the Illuminati once existed



According to This book they were very real. And concerning the following heritage, I assume, that they are still very real. I talk about this 300 at the top of the economical pyramid. They could call themselves whatever they like, but is very possible to be exactly ancestors of the old illuminati, who used their arcane knowledge for dubious purposes. I can guess that this arcane power is waning in their order, as it grew in its new-age funny scientological Frankenstein form. Power of the "way" could not persist eternally in order where the "way" is not respected. Or, it could be even true, that they never had been truly illuminated. We need to speak to the dead to get that juicy details. I can talk only to my cat, sorry.
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posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:14 PM
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a reply to: Subaeruginosa

Thanks for vid
I will watch it



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:15 PM
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a reply to: Ophiuchus 13




@are the secret societies including the Illuminati good or evil? Yes 1 thinks so...


Can you give your reasons for thinking so



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:24 PM
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a reply to: artistpoet

I believe Manly was a good person, an enlightened man.. I believe he was trying to tell ;" There is a responsibility with divine knowledge " In my point of view, i believe those who has the most, should live life as it simplest and contribute more than anyone else to humanity.. Im extremely against nepotism, cause i have very little faith in a man. I believe in the quote;" When the Student is ready the master will appear "

Everyone of us is a blank sheet, you can fill it with anything your heart desires. But i also believe your life experience and your journey is more important than someone who fills pages with ink about their research. It becomes their subjective reality we try to grasp and imagine, based on our own experiences in life..

I believe Manly tried to say;" A righteous makes the world we believe in "



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:27 PM
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a reply to: Argentbenign

Yes we can speculate that the Illuminati went off the radar
When the Church and state hounded and outlawed them

However the nefarious activities they are accused of do not match up
with Adam Weishaupts surviving writings and philosphy

It is a mistaken idea to think the Illuminati are purely composed of so called elites and royal bloodlines
Indeed there were members who were of that description but not all elites were deemed intelligent enough to be considered for membership



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:27 PM
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originally posted by: artistpoet
a reply to: imjack

And your thoughts please



It's in the thread.

They're a misunderstood group pushing Globalization.

I doubt they have very much central organization because their concepts are broad. The headquarters is located in Eygpt. People that support Globalization just tag themselves Illuminati most often and I wouldn't be surprised if the main organization just let's them do this.


American Farmers have clearly had their own secret societies also, and so that's on a similar medium in my mind



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:28 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

Yes he certainly rustled a few tryrants feathers



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:30 PM
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originally posted by: imjack
American Farmers have clearly had their own secret societies also...


What secret society for farmers is there?



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:31 PM
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originally posted by: artistpoet
Yes he certainly rustled a few tryrants feathers


And rightly so. Monarchs and religious despots are antithetical to freedom.



posted on Oct, 1 2016 @ 12:36 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

Many were masons or in groups controlled by masons. Less were involved with nothing than apart of it.




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