Hey its me again.
I was digging into something else and I came across this .
What do you think about this ?
"XXIII. For this reason we should always conceal ourselves under the name of some other association. The inferior lodges of Freemasonry are the most
convenient cloaks for our grand object, (das schickliche kleid für unsere höhere zwecke) because the world is already familiarized with the idea
that nothing of importance, or worthy of their attention can spring from Masonry.—The name of a literary society is also a proper mask for our first
classes. Under such a mask, should our assemblies be discovered, we may confidently assert, that the reason of our holding secret assemblies was
partly to give a greater interest and charm to our pursuits; partly to keep off the crowd, and not to expose ourselves to the bantering and jealousy
of others; in short to hide the weakness of an association as yet but in its infancy."
"XXIV. It is of the utmost importance for us to study the constitutions of other secret societies and to govern them. The Regent is even bound, after
having obtained leave of his superiors, to gain admittance into those societies, but he must not undertake too many engagements. This is an additional
reason why our Order should remain secret.
"XXV. The higher degrees must always be hidden from the lower. A person more willingly receives orders from a stranger than from men in whom he
gradually discovers a multitude of defects. By this precaution one may keep the inferiors in a more proper awe; for they naturally pay greater
attention to their behaviour when they think themselves surrounded by persons who are
observing them; at first, their virtue may be the effect of constraint, but custom will soon make it habitual."
"XXVI. Never lose sight of the military schools, of the academies, printing presses, libraries, cathedral chapters, or any public establishments that
can influence education or government. Let our Regents perpetually attend to the various means, and form plans for making us masters of all these
"XXVII. In general, and independent of their particular employment, the grand object of our Regents must be an habitual and constant application to
every thing which can in any way add to the perfection and to the power of our Order, that it may become for future ages the most perfect model of
government that can enter the mind of man;" or, in other words, that it may be hereafter said, such was the famous association which, by perpetually
perfecting its laws and governments, at length taught mankind to cast off every law and every government. It would be useless for me to think of
adducing farther proofs to demonstrate that such is the real object of the pretended perfection of Illuminism. The mysteries of the Sect have been too
clearly laid open for us to harbour the smallest doubt of their intention. But to acquire this perfection and power for the Sect, Weishaupt has
modelled still farther laws for his Regents, according to the different offices they hold in the Hierarchy of the Order.
Have any of you ever seen these ?
They are very interesting .