The Five Most Notorious Secret Societies
Who really controls the world? Dark5 presents the real history of 5 secret organizations thought to control global affairs.
Have these secret societies really infiltrated the upper echelons of government and business to install a new world order? Watch to discover the true facts and alleged conspiracy theories behind the Freemasons, Knights Templar, Illuminati, Bilderberg Group and Opus Dei.
A secret society is a club or organization whose activities and inner functioning are concealed from non-members. The society may or may not attempt to conceal its existence. The term usually excludes covert groups, such as intelligence agencies, or guerrilla insurgencies, which hide their activities and memberships but maintain a public presence.
The exact qualifications for labeling a group as a secret society are disputed, but definitions generally rely on the degree to which the organization insists on secrecy, and might involve the retention and transmission of secret knowledge, denial of membership or knowledge of the group, the creation of personal bonds between members of the organization, and the use of secret rites or rituals which solidify members of the group.