posted on Dec, 21 2002 @ 09:15 PM
There is no secret illuminati library. Being a 33rd degree mason doesn't give you any priviledges other than distinguishment.
That's like saying the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor is some secret ruler of empires, because he and a few others are the only ones
to have it.
The power of masonry lies in the lodge, and is free to any Master mason.
Templars are just another affiliate sponsored by Freemason.