The web is full of unsubtle attempts to recruit the lonely and lacking. Illuminati are running out os suckers, pawns for the world domination game?
Everything about these organizations is fine, except the secrecy. If they threaten the status quo, some adjuncts can be created, but the Irish attempt to solve this was to have a political wing and an armed wing. "They never went away, you know"
As they are all secret, wrapped in bamboozelum, suspicion is the only possible rational response, despite protestations of charity. So what if the Templars were taken out? They were infiltrated by sinister forces knee deep in the Kabbalah another form of bamboozelum!
Go open or die out!