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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

360 In-Depth: Is The Illuminati Real?

Illuminati (plural of Latin illuminatus, "enlightened") is a name that refers to several groups, both real and fictitious. Historically, it refers specifically to the (Bavarian) Illuminati, an Enlightenment-era secret society founded in the late eighteenth century. However, in modern times it refers to a purported conspiratorial organization which acts as a shadowy power behind the throne, allegedly controlling world affairs through present day governments and corporations, usually as a modern incarnation or continuation of the Bavarian Illuminati. In this context, Illuminati is often used in reference to a New World Order. Many conspiracy theorists believe the Illuminati are the masterminds behind events that will lead to the establishment of such a New World Order. Confusing the issue further is the fact that there are also several modern fraternal groups which include the word "Illuminati" in their names.

In rarer cases, the Illuminati refers to an elite set of enlightened individuals who may not cooperate but are uniquely empowered by their enlightenment, much like the intelligentsia classes of today are empowered by their education and intelligence. These are people who have become
illuminated and have achieved a higher mystical understanding of the universe. Many secret societies and mystical traditions are concerned with this kind of illumination or enlightenment, such as the Rosicrucian Societies, the Martinists and the original Bavarian Illuminati.

The Illuminati's members pledged obedience to their superiors, and are divided into three main classes, each with several degrees:

Greater Mysteries
  • Rex ("king")
  • Magus ("sorceror")
Lesser Mysteries
  • Regent ("ruler")
  • Presbyter ("priest")
  • Illuminatus dirigens / Scotch Knight ("director illuminated")
  • Illuminatus major ("more illuminated")
  • Illuminatus minor ("less illuminated")
  • Minerval ("skilled")
  • Novice
  • Preparation
In addition, I have found the following flow chart which describes how nicely the Illuminati fits into how the world is run:

How did this information get out?

The credit goes to a man named Alberto Rivera, who worked in Vatican City as a Jesuit. It was there he made shocking discoveries such as the Vatican's links with the Illuminati, the Nazis, Communists, World War II and the global church.

The Illuminati Inner Core

David Rockefeller is identified from so many reliable sources, that his role in the game must be considered to be established. The rest of the members of the "Inner Core" are, and probably will be, most difficult to verify. However, they are members of the super-rich, super- powerful families of the world, and they all stand above the law and shun public exposure. Most of them will never appear on the lists of the world's richest people, like Forbes magazine etc. What is known though, is the number of members and their nationalities. All together, the Inner core of the Illuminati consists of ten members from the following countries:
USA - 2 members
Canada - one member
France - three members
Austria - one member
Great Britain - one member
Spain - one member
South Africa - one member

The Illuminati Inner Ring

Allaire, Paul Arthur
Allison, Graham Tillery, Jr.
Andreas, Dwayne Orville
Bartley, Robert Leroy
Bergsten, C. Fred
Bowie, Robert R.
Brademas, John
Brzezinski, Zbigniew
Clinton, William Jefferson
Cooper, Richard N.
Corrigan, E. Gerald
Davis, Lynn E.
Friedman, Stephen James
Friedman, Thomas L.
Foley, Thomas Stephen
Gregen, David
R.Graham, Katharine
Greenberg, Maurice R.
Hesburgh, Theodore Martin
Hewitt, William Alexander
Holbrooke, Richard C.
Jordan, Vernon Eulion, Jr.
Kissinger, Henry Alfred
Lord, Winston
McCracken, Paul Winston
McNamara, Robert Strange
Mondale, Walter Fritz
Nye, Joseph S., Jr.
Ridgway, Rozanne Lejeanne
Robinson, Charles W.
Rockefeller, David
Scowcroft, Brent
Sonnenfeldt, Helmut
Whitehead, John Cunningham
Zoellick, Robert B. Xerox Corp
Center for National Policy U.S
Archer Daniels Midland Co
Wall Street Journal
Inst. for Int. Econ. U.S.
Overseas Development Council
Center for Strategic & International studies
Former President of the USA
Professor at Harvard University
Goldman Sachs
Under Secretary State Dep. U.S.
Co-chairman Goldman Sachs & Co.
Columnist New York Times
House of Representatives U.S.
Special assistant to President Clinton
Chairman Washington Post
Dep. Chairman Fed, N.Y.
Former President of the Notre Dame University
Ambassador Jamaica
US Ambassador, peace negotiator
Brookings Institute
Former Secretary of States U.S., Kissinger Associates
Assistant Secretary State Dep. U.S.
Former Professor of University Michigan
World Bank
US Ambassador
Chairman National Intelligence Council
Co-chairman Atlantic Council
Overseas Development Council, Brookings Institute
Chase Manhattan Bank, Exxon Oil, etc.
Former President Assistant, National Security Council
Brookings Institute, Carnegie Endow. Man.
Chairman Brookings Institute
Federal National Morgan Associates

To be a member of the Inner Ring, which means you are about 90% informed and heavily involved in the New World Order movement, you must also be a member of the Bilderberg Group, Council on Foreign Relations and Trilateral Commission, MJ-12, The PI-40 Committee, The Jason Group, The Club of Rome, The Russell Trust, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, The Knights of Malta, Freemasons, Skull & Bones or many other selective groups.

The Illuminati and the anti-Christ

The Illuminati are hastening the coming of the anti-Christ and the end of the world.

For those of us who still accept the Bible as God's revealed will to man, it's a matter of great concern to see the increasing propaganda for, and emergence of, a New World Order.... both Old and New Testaments warned us that the culmination of history would be marked by the reunion of the nations of the old Roman Empire in Europe; the restoration of the state of Israel (and the increasing hostility of all nations toward her); the implementation of a one-world governmental system; the imposition of a world-wide cashless monetary system; the development of a synchretistic [sic] world religion, based upon man, and presided over by a false prophet; the rise to power of a benign world dictator, who (once firmly in control) would eliminate individual freedoms, demonstrate iron-willed ferocity and cruelty, and make himself the object of worship; and world-wide apostacy [sic], coupled with active persecution and execution of believing Jews and Christians.
- Jay Whitley

Mr. Whitley is prepared for Armageddon, however. He sells Emergency Dehydrated Food Kits.

Additionally, Whitley claims he has exposed the Illuminati:

Who really controls world events from behind-the-scene? Years of extensive research and investigation have gone into this massively documented work [Bloodlines of the Illuminati]. In almost 600 pages, Fritz Springmeier discloses mind-boggling facts and never before revealed truths about the top Illuminati dynasties. Discover the amazing role these bloodlines have played--and are now wielding--in human history, with family names such as Astor, DuPont, Kennedy, Onassis, Rockefeller, Rothschild, Russell, Van Duyn, and Krupp. You'll also learn of the secretive, Chinese Li family, which operates with impunity in the U.S.A. and around the world. Along the way you'll find out why President John F. Kennedy and actress Grace Kelly were killed; who created the United Nations; who controls the two major U.S. political parties; how the Rothschilds invented and control modern-day Israel; who secretly founded false religions such as the Jehovah Witnesses; and much, much more. A literal encyclopedia of rare, unbelievable information!


Sources & References:

Daraul, Arkon, A History of Secret Societies, London Octagon 1983 (originally London: Muller, 1961)

The European Illuminati by Vernon L. Stauffer, hosted on the Grand Lodge of British Columbia & Yukon website (hereafter BC&Y).

A Bavarian Illuminati Primer Compiled by Trevor W. McKeown hosted BC&Y

The Enlightenment, Freemasonry, and The Illuminati; American Atheists

Chapter 2--The Illuminati; Proofs of a Conspiracy; John Robison; 1798

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A Bavarian Illuminati Primer Compiled by Trevor W. McKeown hosted BC&Y

Barkun, Michael. A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America, Comparative Studies in Religion and Society, University of California Press, 2003,

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CGD – New Avengers: Illuminati

Bergquist, Theodore; Jacobsson, Anders; Nilsson Richard, Sub Rosa - Hemliga Ordnar och Sällskap, RiotMinds Stockholm 2008

1911 Encyclopædia Britannica: "Illuminati"

Die Korrespondenz des Illuminatenordens. Bd. 1, 1776–81. Ed. by Reinhard Markner, Monika Neugebauer-Wölk and Hermann Schüttler. - Tübingen, Max Niemeyer, 2005.

Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650–1750. Israel, Jonathan I. (Oxford University Press, USA; New Ed edition, 2002).

Barkun, Michael (2003). A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Johnson, George (1983). Architects of Fear: Conspiracy Theories and Paranoia in American Politics. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc.