In this article we will learn about Top 10 Secret Societies / Secret Organizations in the World.
There are so many conspiracy theories that float around secret organizations, societies and sects that are hidden away from non-members. Whatever be there purpose of formation, there is something sinister about these secret societies and thus have become target of countless criticisms, specially for their involvement in fascinatingly weird practices. We have brought in this article the list of top 10 most famous (or infamous) secret societies of their time.
Top Ten Secret Organizations in the World
10. Ordo Templi Orientis
It is an international fraternal and mystic group that came into picture in the 20th century. Famed english author and occultist Aleister Crowley is one of the renowned members of the group. The group is well known for its weird ideology and secret beliefs of things that were considered to be dark and influential but was of evil agenda.The group is controversial because of its weird broad minded views regarding sexual pleasures and stimulation of sex hormones.The new members are taken into the secret group after the completion of several ritual practices.
9. The Bilderberg Group
This Group is acting as a secret society and has long been taken into account as a driving force behind the New World Order. The society has rich and influential people with political motives. Every year, the group organizes a meeting of selected people from Influential parts of the world. The selected people are politicians, businessmen and government servants. Collectively, these are the people who have powers in their hand and have influence on business, politics, power distribution and money usage. Yet Bilderberg Group meetings receive no publicity and are never in the news because of lack of involvement of the common people.
8. Hashshashin– The Order of Assassins
Also known as Nizari, it was a secret group of Islamic assassins that took control over a considerable part of the world. It was established by the Shia Islamic people who came together to rule a major part of world and serve their motives. They developed weird jungle skills to fight in wars and assassinations because of the fact that they were not too many. They became legendary because of the killings they did. The Mongols finished this mystic society after a lot of controversy in the killings.
7. Ku Klux Klan
Violence, racism and supremacy on the grounds of color is what this mystic group believes in. Ku Klux Khan is a darker and violent group accused of causing extreme disturbance because of its actions in the past. Black Americans are the primary target of this group. However the group is accused of attacking Jewish people or those who were Catholics. The group is motivated by various absurd mindsets and corresponding ideology of racism. After 1859, the group openly started causing harm to the black people and white people who were anyhow included in helping the blacks with their basic rights. They were extremely influential and large in number which made them enjoy a lot of undue power. They are considered to be the most violent mystic group.
6. Beati Paoli
The secret group which believed in working for the welfare of the society worked to protect them from government and spies. The group was formed in the 17 century to safeguard the ordinary people from the people having undue powers in hand. This secret group is considered to be the most selflessly positively driven group. The group never tried to get into power through politics and served the common people without any personal motive.
Majestic 12 is believed to be the code name of a secret committee of scientist, the military officials and the government servants in power. It assumed to be established in 1947 because of an order of the U.S. President Harry S. Truman with the objective to research on the rumors of UFO spreading around. The very first step was taken with the observation of a UFO with a document presented in 1980 but no confirmation has ever been provided by the officials regarding the matter.
4. The Knights of the Golden Circle
This was a mystic group that took its birth in United States in between 1865-1869.At the starting, the society demanded incorporation from various nations, which they thought would help their people. But when the American war between 1865 and 1869 took place, the secret society changed its focus from the welfare of their people to the support of the newly established mixed rule to govern. The group managed to gain good support from the people. Some among them developed jungle fighting skills and started doing illegal offences. The then President Franklin Pierce was also accused of being associated with this secret society.
3. Thule Society
Secret societies are always blamed and accused of selfish intentions but this society was the only group that was truly politically driven. The society was formed in 1918. Formed with a selfless motive, the group was transformed into the one propagating the concept of Aryan race, and it created a biased atmosphere all around the nation. The group was able to influence enormous number of people and the group even started the publishing of newspaper that supported the Aryan ideology. In 1919, members of the Thule Society decided to serve their political needs and therefore formed the German Workers’ Party.
2. The Order of the Illuminati
The much hyped mysterious group which has been featured in various books and movies because of its weird stories and beliefs .Its formation is believed to have taken place in Germany in the 18 century. At the time, the people of the group presented themselves as wise and acknowledged people. But the media and press started criticizing them, and they were soon considered to be a selfish mob of people driven by political motives. The Illuminati disbanded shortly thereafter, but they were so far successful to influence the mindsets of the people, and for years after their dissolution they were rumored to still be operating somewhere in the shadows.
1. The Freemasons
The Freemasons remains the most famous fraternal and mystic group of the world, though they have been less influential from what they used to be. It is believed to have influenced more than half a million people. The secret society is believed to be formed in the 18 century, but there are indications of its presence since long back ago. It was created with the weird ideology of supremacy and welfare of the common people. The group has contributed a lot in a positive manner for the benefit of the ordinary people but yet the group is criticized greatly because of the peculiar mindsets.
So this was all about the Top Ten Secret Organizations, hope you enjoyed reading about them. If you have ever interacted with any members of these Secret Organizations then let us know in the comment section.