To join the illuminati first you have to be talented or useful in some kind of way. Next you have to get in contact with an illuminati member. They say you have to sacrifice a person that is really close to you. The reason you have to have a talent is because in return of you selling your soul to the devil , he's helping you out in return. You dont just sale your soul to the devil for free. When you sale your soul you use your talent to lower others in. You can have any talents such as football, basketball, musician and ect. The reason that people join the illuminati is because they have something that they want to get out like a musician wants the world to hear him and football players want to show off how good they are so they join the illuminati because they are promised fortune and fame.