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The Illuminati is inviting to Christians of every communion; gradually frees them from all religious prejudices; cultivates the social virtues; and animates them by a great, a feasible, a speedy prospect of universal happiness, in a state of liberty and moral equality, freed from the obstacles which subordination, rank, and riches, continually throw in our way …. Our secret association works in a way that nothing can withstand, and man shall soon be free and happy.

 
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The Illuminati was a secret society. At the time, anyone who differed with the Church on issues of philosophy, ethics or religion could be tortured and burned at the stake, and anyone who criticized the Monarchy could be tortured and hung or beheaded. The result was the concept of a secret society of which the Illuminati was one.
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Adam Weishaupt, 1748-1830, German Jesuit Priest & Founder of the Illuminati, The Writings and Correspondence of Adam Weishaupt and the Bavarian Illuminati

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Adam Weishaupt
Adam Weishaupt
  • Born: February 6, 1748
  • Died: November 18, 1830
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Clergyman

Johann Adam Weishaupt was a German philosopher, professor, and founder of the Order of the Illuminati, a secret society.

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