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Originally posted by RuneSpider
Someone who only follows the philosophy, in and of itself, would not be admitted to Masonry. Masonry requires a belief in a higher power, whomever it may be.
A Christian Buddhist would be able ot be admitted, but a strict Buddhist would not be able to.
Originally posted by letthereaderunderstand
Don't forget what magic is. Illusion, not reality. Illusion is veiling reality to derive at a expected outcome. In reality anything is possible, in illusion the only outcome is wow and you are another dollar in debt.
Originally posted by KRISKALI777
P.s: Masonry does reinforce the fact that one must be charitable- so therefore, one must support a charity of your choice.
Kind of like tithe I suppose?, except the individual is subdued into thinking they will see the money spent on the thing that they deem worthy of charity.
A conflict of interest for me; I believe that Charity Begins @ Home!