Perfectibilist vs Illuminati - What's the difference?
As a noun perfectibilist
is a believer in perfectibility.
As an adjective illuminati is
As a verb illuminati is
A believer in perfectibility.
Any of various societies, sects or other people claiming religious or intellectual enlightenment.
# Persons in the early church who had received baptism and been given a lighted taper as a symbol of the spiritual illumination they had received.
# Members of a Spanish sect of the sixteenth century, who believed that, by means of prayer, they had attained so perfect a state as to have no need of ordinances, sacraments, good works, etc.; the Alumbrados or Perfectibilists.
# Members of certain associations in Europe who combined to promote social reform in pursuit of perfection; especially one originated in 1776 by (Adam Weishaupt).
# An obscure sect of French familists.
# The Hesychasts, Mystics, and Quietists.
# The Rosicrucians.
An alleged global, elite, secret society which has as its ultimate objective the subjugation of humanity (world domination or New World Order).
- The methods of control used by "Ming the Merciless, Rules of the Universe" in the 1980 film ''Flash Gordon'' are a metaphor for what some perceive to be the influence of the Illuminati on the real world.