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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Illuminati Day

Today marks the founding of the Bavarian Illuminati on May 1st, 1776. It lasted less than eight years, and its membership was very, very small. Many other groups followed, even to the present day, claiming the mantle of the original Illuminati, or having that moniker stuck on them without their having asked for it. In fact, in the alternate universe of the Internet, accusations about the “vast influence” of this little-known secret society get thrown around constantly.

Click here for my (possibly a little outdated) story on the very real Illuminati.

That's for all you fear mongers out there. Happy Birthday, Illuminati!

1 comment:

  1. The Illuminati were indeed 'very, very small' when they were formed but they managed to recruit some 2,000 men which was quite a feat considering it only took them a few years.


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