Asked in The Illuminati
Why does the illuminati use the eye of horus for there symbol?
The only symbol used by the Illuminati was the 'Owl of Minerva' from Greek mythology; an owl perched on an open book. A symbol representing the scholars who formed the organization.
The Illuminati was an organization (1776-1785) of enlightened intellectuals whose goal was the overthrow of an oppressive monarchy and the control of civil authorities by the Roman Catholic Church. They were very unsuccessful in their endeavor because that monarch successfully destroyed the organization and imprisoned their leadership.
The only Illuminati that exists today is the invention of writers and bloggers who enjoy feeding the imaginations of paranoid and naive individuals. Writers can invent any symbol or symbolic meaning, creating fiction is their job. You will have to track down the original writer who used the Eye of Horus to ask why he/she chose that one.