posted on Feb, 20 2008 @ 08:41 AM
Originally posted by topsecretombomb
How can you say somebody wasnt tied to masonry but before admit he was a part of a certain lodge?
I thought I explained the Crowley situation already; I don't know what else I can say about it.
He allowed himself to be suspended from his lodge in Paris for non-payment of dues the year after he became a Master Mason, becuase he wanted to
regularize his membership in England.
Crowley wrote an interesting and fraternal letter to the Grand Secretary of the United Grand Lodge of England, requesting regularization. Brother
Martin P. Starr, 33°, Secretary-General for the Scottish Rite Research Society, suggests that his request was refused because he had attacked some
English Grand Lodge officers in print.
Several of the highest rankling Masonic officials in the United Grand Lodge of England at that time had also been leading members of the Hermetic
Order of the Golden Dawn and the Masonic Rosicrucian Society. In the Equinox (Crowley's serial publication), Crowley accused them of basically
running a scam via the Golden Dawn order, and vilified them for supporting the leadership of MacGregor Mathers as Supreme Magus.
Brother Starr is probably correct, and the UGLE refused to recognize Crowley as a regular Mason due to personal animosity between a couple of GL
officers and he. It was after this that Crowley began condemning Freemasonry as "an organization of swindlers", and concentrated instead on building
Are you saying the intentions of certain lodges reigning from our planet have different intentions?
That was completely over my head. Care to elaborate?