Originally posted by Peace to you all
Apparently, this photograph shows a Masonic ritual.
Is it me, or is this a bit bizarre??
Originally posted by Creedo
It really isnt as "bizzare" as it might seem just from the pic. In E Clampus Vitus we have a similar act done to our initiates as what is seen here during a portion of their initiation.
Without revealing too much of the ritual, what happens is the PBC or "poor blind candidate" (note the blindfold) is asked to roll up his pantleg and hoist his leg high while being told that a sword is being swung at leg level. There is a symbolic reason we do this... mainly to make fun of this portion of Masonic ritual as ECV is a "tounge in cheek" sort of satireistic look at more staunch and serious fraternal orders.