Bill Illuminated? (long)

Tim Byars (
Sun, 9 Jun 1996 11:07:50 -0800

These days most people have heard of Microsoft
Corporation, and its founder Bill Gates. The majority
of computers in use today use Microsoft system software,
and those that do not often run applications from
Microsoft. However, few people know the true story
behind the rise of Microsoft and even fewer suspect the
terrible cosmic secrets that are concealed beneath the
facade of a successful software company.

In the Object Linking and Embedding 2.0 Programmer's
Reference there is a very curious term. On page 78, the
second paragraph starts with the sentence, "In the
aggregation model, this internal communication is
achieved through coordination with a special instance
of IUnknown interface known as the /controlling unknown/
of the aggregate." The term "controlling unknown" is
a very interesting choice of words. It is not the
most intuitively obvious term for what it is describing
(a base class used for implementing an object-oriented
data exchange/embedding system).

A term strikingly similar to "controlling unknown" was
the term "unknown superiors", used by many occult secret
societies. These included the Strict Observance Masonic
lodge, whose members were sometimes referred to as
"illuminati", and which had some connection with
Adam Weishaupt's order. "Unknown superiors" is a term
that refers to non-corporeal or superhuman agencies
in command of secret societies or mystery cults. Such
an agency is frequently known as the "inner head" of an
order of organisation, as opposed to the outer head,
who is human.

Organisations that claimed or were claimed to be commanded
by such "unknown superiors" include the Ordo Templi Orientis
of Aleister Crowley and the Knights Templar, whose Inner Head
was apparently a being named Baphomet.

Apart from the term "controlling unknown", another
hint at the secrets behind Microsoft is the fact that
Microsoft Windows has a limit of _five_ window device
contexts. Five is a decidedly odd number for such an
application, being neither a power of two nor one less
than a power of two, but let us not forget Adam Weishaupt's
discovery of the Law of Fives in the Necronomicon*.

Few people for sure how many buildings there are in
the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA. No maps of the
entire facility are known to exist. Some Microsoft
employees put the estimate at six or three. An article
in an Australian newspaper has claimed that there are 22
buildings. That is partly true; however, there is another
building, hidden from the public and even from most
Microsoft employees. The twenty-third building, or
Building 7, is pentagonal in shape; its exact location is
known only to five people (of whom Bill Gates may be one),
however it is believed that the building is accessible from
elsewhere in the Microsoft campus by a secret passage.

What is in the five sided building is not known.
However, it is believed that the contents of
Building 7 are of a supernatural nature. Apart
from the Pentagon, there was a similar five-sided
building in Nazi Germany. This has been carefully
kept hidden from the public. One hypothesis is that
Building 7 is inhabited by, or used to communicate
with, the Inner Head, or "controlling unknown". The
identity of the Outer Head is unknown. Bill Gates
may be the Outer Head, a high initiate of the
conspiracy or just a figurehead whose purpose it is
to divert attention.

To fully understand this history, or whatever of it
may be understood by human minds, one must have some
knowledge of the history and origins of the Illuminati.
Little is known about the Illuminati, but what is known
is that the Illuminati can be definitely traced back
to 1776.

On Walpurgis night 1776, five men met in a cavern
deep beneath Ingolstadt, Bavaria. There they invoked
some sort of supernatural beings and made contact
with the Unknown Superiors. The following day, one of
these five men proclaimed the foundation of the
Ancient Illuminated Seers of Bavaria, using the name
"Adam Weishaupt", which means "the first man to know
the Superiors".

Although the Illuminati were officially disbanded in
1785, they did not disappear; throughout the past 200
years, they have been observing the profane world
carefully, and occasionally intervening (as they did
in Sarajevo in 1914, St. Petersburg in 1917, Manhattan
in 1929 (to divert attention from a rather unpleasant
affair off the coast of New England) and Dallas in
1963 to name a few cases. Their contacts with the
Unknown Superiors continued in specially constructed
buildings, originally in Germany but later in
Washington. During the 1920s and 1930s there occurred
a potential problem; a young writer named Howard
Phillips Lovecraft published many stories which
contained allegories to Illuminated history (for
example, Joseph Curwen's invocation of "Yogge-Sothothe"
in an underground complex in the 18th century). It is
believed that Lovecraft's father was a Grand Orient
Freemason. The Illuminati, however, persuaded
Lovecraft to join their cause and faked his death in
1937 (Have you ever wondered why his grave is not
marked?) Another incident occurred on Octobr 21,
1967, when occultists attempted to "raise" the
Pentagon; they were given permission to approach it
but prevented from completely encircling it. However,
in 1975, a crisis developed that threatened the very
foundation of the Illuminati.

A book, claiming to be a fantasy novel, appeared.
This book was mostly fiction; however, it hinted at
the secrets of the Illuminati (even going as far as
using Lovecraft's term "Yog-Sothoth" for the Unknown
Superior). To this day it is not known whether the
authors were renegade Illuminati or whether the
information was acquired from informers within the
organisation. The book was called Illuminatus!

Immediately, the Illuminati convened an emergency
meeting in Cesme, Turkey. There they discussed a
contingency plan to restructure the organisation
and to move the Pentacle of Invocation to a new
location. They decided on setting up a small
computer company in one of the smaller cities of
the United States as a front. That year, Microsoft
Corporation was founded.

But why did the Illuminati select a software
company and not, say, a company that manages
investments or makes kitchen appliances? The
answer lies in symbolism (Perhaps because of
their invlovement in mystick arts such as the
Cabala, the Illuminati have always had an affinity
for symbolism). There is a recurring legend about
a device in the form of a human head which could
answer yes/no questions (some link this device
to the Knights Templar and their god Baphomet;
others claim that Pope Sylvester, who lived in the
tenth century, brought such an object back from
India, where he met the "Nine Unknown Men").
This device is extremely suggestive of a
computer of some sort, and if it did exist in
anything more than hermetic allegory, it could not
have been manufactured by any human civilisation
of the time whose existence is known. Hence,
the Illuminati decided to use a computer company
as a front.

It has been already speculated that the name of
the founder, Bill Gates, is a code much as "Adam
Weishaupt" was a code. Apart from being the name
of a magician in Aleister Crowley's novel,
"Moonchild", Gates is a reference to the Unknown
Superior and the gateway between ordinary reality
and the Invisible World; Lovecraft himself referred
to Yog-Sothoth as "the Gateless Gate". By the same
token, IBM can be said to stand not for "International
Business Machines" but rather for "Iacobus Burgundus
Molensis", or Jacques de Molay, the last overt
Grand Master of the Knights Templar, whose name was
borrowed by the Bavarian Illuminati for one of their
ciphers. One must also not forget that a Microsoft
network administration tool currently under development
is named Hermes, after the god of alchemy, and that a
line in Umberto Eco's novel, _Foucault's Pendulum_ reads,
quite clearly, "Microsoft-Hermes".


* Some sources claim that the copy of the Necronomicon
which Adam Weishaupt owned was the von Junzt German
translation; this, however, is unlikely, as von Junzt
lived in the nineteenth century. The Necronomicon
involved was probably either Olaus Wormius' Latin
edition or the original Arabic, as the details of
the illustrations would attest.

From: (Chris Michael)

In article <21uo6g$mao@senator-bedfellow.MIT.EDU>
(Royce Buehler) writes:
>The code in "Gates" is made amply clear. But what is encoded in "Bill"?

The North American lodge of the Bavarian Illuminati is (logically
enough) known as the "Bavarian Illuminati." (The name of the Bavarian
lodge is obviously not in English, it's the "Alten Erleuchteten
Seher Bayerns, " e.g., the Ancient Illuminated Seers of Bavaria.)
The German-style abbreviation of "Bavarian Illuminati"
is the B. Ill. or simply BIll. Members of the American lodge
frequently identified themselves in secret communications by using the
name Bill.

(But the official designation for the American Lodge is the "Secret
Daughter-organization of the Illuminated Seers," that is, the
"Geheime Amerikanische Tochtergenossenschaft der Erleuchteten Seher,"
or GATES.)

>Is it nothing more than a reminder of the Cthulhoid motto "Novus Ordo
>Saeclorum" on the United States dollar bill? Does it refer to secret

The numerical value of Bill in Hebrew AND Greek is 72, which is the
number of divisions in the Illuminati pyramid. Gates (in Hebrew)
is 78, which is 13x6. Thus "Bill Gates" is a description of the
pyramid, 72 divisions, 13 levels, and 6 sides (including the flat top
where the eye in the triangle sits).

And finally, of course, Bill is an anagram of Lilb; I think I hardly
have to
comment on the significance of this...


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