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So secret societies have been a target of interest
by a lot of people throughout history,
Mainly because of the mysticism
and secrecy surrounding them.
A lot of us look at these societies as sinister,
not just because we don't know what happens
behind their closed doors,
but because we question their agendas,
which vary from political to religious.
But they all have one thing in common,
they exist to further the secret agenda
of some of the world's most powerful people.
So this week,
I gathered the most interesting ones to share with you all.
So here they are,
The Ten Most Mysterious Secret Societies on Earth.
Number one is the Bilderburg Group.
The Bilderburg Group was founded in 1954,
and is comprised of some of the most powerful
and influential men in the world, including presidents,
prime ministers, and international bankers.
Every year, the members meet in secret,
and the topics discussed are never revealed to the public.
This has created a lot of controversy around the group,
because people have begun questioning
what their overall agenda is.
The group has stated that the reason for secrecy
is justified,
as it enables their members to speak freely,
without having to watch every word they say
around the media.
Yeah, 'cause you wouldn't want the media
covering every little thing,
like the construction of a New World Order
that would control the world's governments,
financial systems, and people.
That would just be pesky.
Number two, is the Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O).
The O.T.O was founded at the beginning of the 20th century,
and is an international religious and fraternal organisation
claiming over 3,000 members.
They're guided by their own religious system,
called "The Law of Thelema", which essentially says that,
whatever you do, do it out of love.
Rituals for membership are highly stylised,
and include invoking Egyptian gods, the Devil,
and involve a naked Priestess.
Other bizarre practices include
teachings on the adoration of the phallus,
and the magic of masturbation.
In other words, they worship the penis,
and glorify choking the chicken.
Yeah, not so mystical when you put it that way, huh?
Number three is the Skull and Bones.
The Skull and Bones was founded in 1832
by five Yale students,
and is now one of America's most famous secret societies.
Its members, known as Bonesmen,
have included such notable public figures as
John Carey, and three generations of the Bush family.
Some people believe that the group operates
as a puppet master of sorts,
controlling and guiding some of the
wealthiest and most powerful political elite.
Membership is no longer a secret,
however their practices still are,
which has led to wild speculation.
New members are recruited every year
with the infamous tap on the shoulder,
after which they are brought
to the Skull and Bones headquarters,
which is a windowless building known as "The Tomb".
But as scary as that sounds,
the initiation itself is actually quite juvenile,
as secret videotapes taken in 2000 and 2001,
show members fetching bones and yelling "ooga booga!"
as well as "lick my bum-hole, neophyte!"
Yep. These are our future leaders, folks.
Number four is the Illuminati.
Arguably, the most famous secret society in history
is the Illuminati.
Originally founded May 1st of 1776,
the Illuminati were a group
of enlightened, free-thinking humanists.
They emphasised critical thinking, rationalism,
and empiricism over established doctrine and religion,
which made them very unpopular with the powers-that-be,
and they were officially disbanded in 1785.
However, many people believe that the society survived,
and still operates underground to this day,
with influence over some of the biggest events
that affect our world.
Just be careful if you research the Illuminati,
because all the conspiracy theories that you'll find
will start to make you see them everywhere,
and you'll get paranoid.
(chanting and singing)
Number five is the Cadaver Society.
The Cadaver Society was founded by a group of students
at Washington and Lee University in Virginia,
in the United States.
They're an incredibly secretive organisation,
as neither the criteria for membership,
or the membership themselves, are known.
They've been in continuous operation since 1957,
and although not much is known about them,
their believed to be an incredibly wealthy group,
as they frequently make large donations to the University,
as well as buy property,
including a famous bridge that bears their name.
Number six is the Freemasons.
The Freemasons are a fraternal organisation
that was officially founded in the 17th century,
whose members have included such notable public figures as
Winston Churchill and Benjamin Franklin.
Publicly, Freemasons are highly engaged in charitable acts.
Privately however, not much is known about what happens
or what is discussed at their highly ritualised meetings,
that require signs and handshakes to gain admission.
In order to become a Mason,
you must be recommended by a current member,
after which there are three degrees of Masonry.
The first is Entered Apprentice.
The second is Fellowcraft.
And the third and highest, is Master Mason,
of which only the most elite are given access to.
They claim over six million members worldwide,
some of which are incredibly powerful people.
So if you ever see somebody wearing a ring with that symbol,
you know what's up.
Number seven is the Knights Templar.
The Knights Templar are a derivative of Masonry
that, despite sharing their name,
do not share a tie to the original religious military group
of the 12th century.
The modern-day Knights Templar
borrow the same symbols and ideas from the original Knights,
but unlike regular Masonry, do require their members
to subscribe to the Christian religion.
Although some of their practices are secretive,
the Knights Templar are generally believe to be altruistic,
with a main focus on charitable works.
And you know, I find that refreshing.
I mean, why does every group have to be focused
on world domination?
What's wrong with donating your time
to give an old man a sponge-bath?
Actually, now that I think about it,
world domination sounds a lot more fun.
Number eight is The Order of the Nine Angles.
The Order of the Nine Angles is a Satanist organisation
that surfaced in the U.K. in the 1980s.
The organisation believes in a highly individualised pursuit
of self-excellence and wisdom, through the worship of Satan.
Currently, the Order's organised into secret cells
scattered across the world.
Disturbingly, the groups goal is to disrupt
and eventually conquer "ordinary society"
through the elimination of the weak,
that they believe can be done through human sacrifice.
Well, if being a nut-job is considered weak,
then this group needs to start with themselves,
because they're a few sandwiches short of a picnic,
if you know what I'm sayin'.
Number nine is the Rosicrucians.
Founded between the 16th and 17th century,
the Rosicrucians is a secret organisation,
whose goal is to spread occult doctrines.
Two separate books have been published
that allude to the rituals of the group,
that have been said to have Egyptian Gnosticism,
Hermeticism, and Jewish Kabalism elements.
Interestingly, it's believed that Sir Isaac Newton
was once a member of this group.
Today, there are a large number
of Rosicrucian groups across the world,
each claiming to be closely tied to the original.
And number ten, The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn was created
by three former Freemasons in 1886.
The Order's belief system is based on several other things,
including Christian mysticism, Freemasonry, magic,
alchemy, and about six other belief systems.
So, it's kind of the mutt of secret societies.
They are dedicated to the study and practice
of the occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities.
The fundamental documents of the organisation
are known as the Cipher Documents,
which are a series of 60 folios containing magic rituals.
There's a great deal of controversy
surrounding these documents.
And yeah, of course there is.
I mean, magic rituals, really?
Maybe if you didn't base your entire order off a book
that was written by the Wizard of Oz,
people would take you more seriously.
Anyways, that's all for this video, guys.
I just wanted to give a very special thank you
to all of you, because a couple of days ago,
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