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Make your choice, adventurous Stranger;
Strike the bell and bide the danger,
Or wonder, till it drives you mad,
What would have followed if you had.
Originally posted by Robert Reynolds
Freemasonry...are all forms of manipulation and control using the name of God.
Originally posted by demiroyale
What exactly do the free masons do now and days? Forgive me if this is already said or asked as I didn't read every post. Thanks.
Originally posted by trailertrash
Masonry is nothing to do with religion. Most members in this country are Christians. There is no conflict. God is never mentioned. No one is going to care which "flavor" of Christian you are or if you're an atheist. Not important.
Originally posted by BluePillOrRedPill
Our "tour guide" mason then said "if you join this week and pay your dues, you could get your first three degrees all at the same time, at the same ceremony, before summertime. Because the higher ups don't give out degrees in the summertime." But, why not in the summertime? Is my 350 dollar dues and degree fee going to be used for the higher ups to go on summer vacation? It was like $150-200 to join, and $50 dollars each degree. It struck me as a little weird but i have enough money.
Here is where i believe a higher power helped me make the right decision. Flame me if you like, i believe it to be true.
So i say, "yeah, i've heard you have to say and do some weird stuff, what does it all mean? (notice the direct question..)
He says, "Don't worry about it, we will help you through what your suppose to say and do, so it's not hard or confusing." (Ohh, notice the non-direct answer!)
That may have worked on me if i was concerned about screwing up my speech or tripping during the ceremony like a normal idiot, but not if i weren't questioning the hidden meaning of the ceremony.
I wonder how many people they have tricked into not thinking about the ceremony until afterward?
During the ceremony, i think you might give up your soul to freemasonry
Originally posted by PsychoReaper4
Honestly, this is probably the rant of a sad, incomplete, drunk, but shouldn't I still matter in this world?