posted on Dec, 5 2007 @ 07:19 AM
Originally posted by ConspiracyNut23
I believe the 360th degree is mentioned by conspiracy researcher Alan Watt. Please don't judge him to harshly, he does have some very good
stuff. Obviously, this isn't the greatest of his statements.
I've never heard of him, but it is poor scholarship. None of the many Rites have had 360 degrees, and if you combine all the degrees from all the
rites, it's much *more* than 360!
The Rite with the most number of degrees was the Oriental Rite of Memphis, which was composed of 97. The Egyptian Rite of Mitzraim comes in at a close
second with 90 degrees. The Scottish Rite has now, and aways had, 33 degrees only, although its predecessor, the French Rite of Perfection, had 25
The other poster is also confused about "low level" Masons and charity. Most of Freemasonry's organized charities are in the advanced Masonic
bodies, not the Blue Lodge. And also, Aleister Crowley was never a regular Mason. and H.G. Wells was never a Mason of any sort, not even an irregular
[edit on 5-12-2007 by Masonic Light]