16 Mind-Blowing Facts The Illuminati Don't Want You To Know

16. Illuminati Means "The Enlightened Ones"... A Group Who Know More Than The Rest Of Society

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The Illuminati likes to keep itself hidden off as a secret group which any outsider cannot infiltrate - and the meaning of the organisation's name reflects this.

"Illuminati" literally means "enlightened" in Latin - and supposedly contains members who are better informed and more knowledgeable than those are not in the organisation.

Hopefully that information makes you more enlightened, anyway...

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