The Illuminati – The Truth Behind history’s most controversial secret society

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posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 06:25 PM
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"Princes and nations will disappear without violence from the earth, the human race will become one family and the world the abode of reasonable men. Morality alone will bring about this change imperceptibly."
- Adam Weishaupt


The Illuminati – The Truth Behind history’s most controversial secret society



Over the years, there has been a varying range of conspiracies regarding the elite, or the Powers that be, more commonly referred to as the Illuminati. In this informative piece, I will attempt to cover the true history behind the Illuminati, describing the man whom created it; Adam Weishaupt, the lore behind the order, and the goals, using both primary and secondary sources that are available.

Adam Weishaupt was a male who was born on February 6, 1748 in Ingolstadt, Bavaria (now a state of Germany). Weishaupt was educated in a Jesuit College, under strict conditions, rejecting explicit Jesuit beliefs, gravitating more toward Enlightenment thinkers who promoted atheism, rationalism, materialism and egalitarianism. Around 1773, Weishaupt became a Professor of Natural and Canon Law at the University of Ingolstadt. On the first of May, 1776, Weishaupt founded a secret Order of Illuminati (built on the base of a secret student society) consisting of 5 members who were devoted to promoting equality & rationality, primarily through study.

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- www.bavarianilluminati.com...

In the year 1777, Weishaupt re-joined the Freemasons, as well as placed Illuminati insiders into the lodges in order to gain more influence and recruit bright Masons into the Illuminati. It is quoted in American Atheists:
“Weishaupt's Order grew slowly, reaching a membership of 200-300, when the Marquis d'Costanza, acting as an insinuator, recruited Baron Adolph von Knigge in 1778. Knigge (1752-1796) was a noted German playwrite and novelist, who had translated Mozart's Magic Flute, an opera abundant with masonic allegory and symbolism.”


“It was Baron Knigge who helped graft on to the Illuminati much of the ritual of Freemasonry but Weishaupt had dabbled in masonry several years before forming his Order, and considered it of little use in furthering his own purposes. It was Baron Xaverius von Zwack ('Cato'), a member of the Areopagites, or ruling council of Illuminism, who had begun the process of recruiting minervals from within masonic lodges. As a result of this, along with the tireless efforts of Knigge, the Order swelled in size to over 2,000 and extended throughout much of Europe. Each country had a national director who presided over a network of inspectors; they in turn carried on the business of the Order with the help of provincial aides, working down to the city level and minerval academy level.”

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Furthermore, When the Bavarian Elector published an Edict forbidding secret societies around 1783 followed by another Edict which explicitly condemned the Freemasons and Illuminati on religious, social and political grounds. Weishaupt fled Bavaria and the Illuminati eventually vaporized.

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Many primary sources have been uncovered, regarding the true goals of the Illuminati and Adam Weishaupt:

“The goal that the Order proposes for the future remains the same: to render unto man the importance of the perfection of reason and his moral character; to develop social and humane sentiments, to oppose the wicked designs in the world, to assist against the injustice suffered by the unfortunate and the oppressed, to encourage men of merit, and in general to facilitate the means of knowing and science. Assurance is here given, in a sacred and faithful manner that this is the sole goal — not just supposed — of the Order.

On the contrary, the Order offers nothing more, therefore candidates will increase in due time; this will prove to be more beneficial, as they realize that, in opposition to the practice of other societies, we possess more than what we had promised.

A member who is thrust upon entering the Order with the hope of gaining greater power and wealth would not be welcomed.”

In essence, Adam Weishaupt was a man who rebelled against the agreed upon ideologies of the time in which he lived. He was like you and me, a person who denies ignorance. He created the Illuminati on a basis that in order to gain rank; one must become knowledgeable, and not seek power or wealth. This is the true Illuminati. I thank everyone who has taken the time to read through this piece.
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posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 06:32 PM
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Very nice piece!

I can't say too much because my knowledge of Illuminati and Freemasons is pretty limited but I've always been fascinated by both. This gave me a nice summary, thanks for that!

Peace



posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 06:37 PM
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Thanks for the reply mate, i'm glad you enjoyed it




posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 06:50 PM
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nice one. thank you.



posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 06:57 PM
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Yeah, the Illuminati story was hijacked and bastardized just like the story of Jesus was stolen by the Romans and Pharisees.

all lies are 80% truth. it is easy to take something and demonize it.

Watch what they do to Ron Paul again.



posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 07:12 PM
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Read "Proofs of a Conspiracy" by Robeson...published in 1798.

Weishaupt was a reformed Jew turned Jesuit and was paid by the Bankers to form the order.




The Illuminati represents the traditional feudal power elite, the alliance of European aristocracy and Jewish moneylenders, united by money, marriage and the occult. In 1770, Mayer Rothschild hired the 22-year-old Adam Weishaupt, a university instructor (son of a rabbi raised as a Catholic) to attract the cream of European society to a secret cult designed to reverse the course of Western (i.e. Christian) civilization (hence the term "revolution.")


From "Svali" an Illuminati defector..




Beliefs Svali: "The Illuminati is a group that practices a form of faith known as "enlightenment". It is Luciferian, and they teach their followers that their roots go back to the ancient mystery religions of Babylon, Egypt, and Celtic druidism. They have taken what they consider the "best" of each, the foundational practices, and joined them together into a strongly occult discipline. Many groups at the local level worship ancient deities such as "El", "Baal", and "Ashtarte", as well as "Isis and Osiris" and "Set".... I do know that these people teach and practice evil."

Weishaupt Svali: "Weishaupt did not create the Illuminati, they chose him as a figurehead and told him what to write about. The financiers, dating back to the bankers during the times of the Templar Knights who financed the early kings in Europe, created the Illuminati. Weishaupt was their "go fer", who did their bidding."


Rense :
illuminatidefector.htm
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posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 07:26 PM
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that seems more beliveble it seems the flaw us humas have is that some have greed in there DNA.



posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 08:28 PM
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Well done, neatly formed points.

keep it up,

Big Jock Knew.

I-E-A



posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 10:43 PM
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I don't know, but this sounds more like someone with an axe to grind than someone presenting a true history. I'd have to see some primary documentation before I'd give this much credence. And basically, I can't lend much credence to anythiing I read on Rense.com anyway....

ETA: I should say "any of the 'essays' I read on rense.com." The news links are OK.
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posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 10:58 PM
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'Harmonics are not overtones, when it comes to counting.'



posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 11:45 PM
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here is another link you may like this guy has been studying this stuff for 25 years so there is heaps of info there one-evil.org...



posted on Jun, 22 2012 @ 11:19 AM
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So what you are saying is that the guy who created the Illuminati invented fluoride?



Kidding.

Nice thread.




posted on Jun, 23 2012 @ 02:07 AM
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Originally posted by boncho
So what you are saying is that the guy who created the Illuminati invented fluoride?



Kidding.

Nice thread.



exactly


Thanks mate





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