Great grandfather and great uncle (his son) were/are 33 degree masons.
Nothing spectacular that I can tell. (As far as what someone who wants to know about conspiracies would be interested in.)
You know, I think its like the ant conspiracy
, more info on the actual
But in short, here is the scoop.
Consider how all the politicians are related to each other and to the politicians/crown of england.
To throw things off they spread their 'seed' a bit so others can say, "Im related also to politicians, etc and Im no one special". But when one
looks close those at the top tend to have a tighter 'gene pool' to keep the queen be 'pure.'
Guess it could hypothetically be the same with the concept of 33 degree masons.
Many indeed do not know any secrets...but those who have the tight connections and bloodline mix...well there may be something to that.
Now this does not make masonry bad at all. It just means they hide there, like they hide everywhere.
But again, its a bit more deeper than what is stated here, and really not all that sinister.
In fact once one realizes the underlying truth, all of the conspiracies...regardless of how true they may be, loose their edge.
When people awaken inside (drop the mental labels and identification with form, and enjoy the form instead of believing it is who they are...and this
includes thought as form,) then it is when all of these topics become quite pointless, and those who may be in power trying to manipulate loose their
Sure it makes for great writing and movies...sinister plots, that wind to and fro, going ever darker and deeper...but like movies and books, as the
zen saying goes "this to shall pass". Its all a story in the dance of life...and we are the dance.