Robert Anton Wilson co-wrote Illuminatus! partly to debunk conspiracy theory and extreme Libertarianism, both of which have flourished ever since.
40-ish years later Youtube comments informs me that Fagen is here casting an eye in the pyramid shadow. Are they the Illuminati of Yacht Rock? Well, despite having spent a fortune on Freudian claptrap Fagen not known for magical thinking.
Love the last two albums.