reply to post by JoshNorton
I had heard of forms of hazing in PH lodges as well.. most of them where from over seas from friends who became Masons after joining the military,
oddly, all of them joined PH and not a regular lodge (and all where white as well).
The hazing that was described, and only by hearsay, was nothing major.. name calling, rough handling, a more "chaotic" scene then what would
normally be presented..
But then again, I never associated this with PH Masonry because I understand all of this took place with soldiers in unofficial lodges (or actually in
Bahrain they where in a "real" lodge) .. and so it most likely reflected soldiers and not Masons .. and most joined for the wrong reasons I would
Not all soldiers are like that either.. when talking about Masonry it is way to easy to group all people together, when in reality the diversity is
Not to pick on PH.. I have heard of incidents in Regular Lodges as well, for instance, moving the body in the 3rd degree and making it a .. rough
journey for the poor fellow inside..
anyways, nothing major, nothing to consider illegal and nothing dangerous. Nothing I condone either.
Lets not forget, Masons are Humans first.
(or .. are we?)