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What are the meanings for these symbols?

I wasn't sure what the right place was to ask this question but since it pertains to identifying presumably occult or pagan symbols this seemed like the right stackexchange. I saw these symbols on a ...
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Why is the left-hand path in regards to Baphomet associated with the female side?

Why is the left-hand path in regards to Baphomet(the Baphomet of Levi) associated with the female side? I would like to add the left-hand path is often associated with the denial of God and things ...
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Is Baphomet more closely associated with Satanism or the Templars?

The Knights Templar were a Catholic military order. They were very wealthy and very skilled, but after the Holy Land was lost in the crusades, mistrust built on them and rumors started to spread about ...
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What are the historical sources for the Illuminati mythos?

Does anyone know anything about the sources of the Illuminati mythology? I've heard that they're a group of people who are secret masterminds and have done some dreadful things, but is it based on ...