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[–]platonic1 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

To recruit well connected people with economic power into secret societies.

[–]chadwickofwv 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

And to recruit intelligent, but easily manipulated people, to do their dirty work.