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Masonic author, R.H. MacKenzie, states that "among Egyptians, the base [of the triangle] represented Osiris, or the Male Principle; the perpendicular, Isis, or the Female Principle; and the hypotenuse, Horus, their son ..." [Kenneth R.H. MacKenzie, The Royal Masonic Cyclopaedia of History, Rites, Symbolism, and Biography , New York, J.W. Bouton, 1877, p. 743] Thus, you can see that the hypotenuse was conceived as a result of the sexual union of the base and the perpendicular. Within Masonic symbolism, the sex act is portrayed as the union of the perpendicular and the base.
... to spread the cement of brotherly love and affection, that cement which unites us into one sacred band or society of brothers, among whom no contention should ever exist, but that noble emulation of who can best work or best agree ...
the archetypal three forces of creation coming together to form a new manifestation. The Tria Prima are the three primordial principles of creation and potential transformation that are inherent in all things. They are known to Taoists as the Three Supernals, in Celtic lore as the Triquerta, and in the pagan tradition as the Triskele. The alchemists called them Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt. To modern scientists, they are Energy, Light, and Matter. On the personal level, they are Spirit, Mind, and Body. The three primal forces are what make up the First Matter, and their separation, rectification, and reunion are what transforms the chaotic mass into the perfected Stone
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