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Originally posted by nidstav
I thought some about being a freemason myself, but when I got the invite I declined. This is a long story, I talked about the freemason when I was younger. When I became older, a person I knew had been recruited. It's probably a good thing for those who are in it. They seem to be having fun doing whatever it is that they are doing, but they have some issues too. Especially judges and people in high positions can be suspected of helping their friends in need. There is a problem in the world with friends helping friends in high positions. I don't want to be a part of the problem with legitimizing secret organizations. When I see a judge and a lawyer in a case and I know that both are freemasons, I think this is a bad thing. The lawyer and judge problem is something I have seen happening, and it makes a mockery of the legal system. So, I can't join that organization because of that.
Especially judges and people in high positions can be suspected of helping their friends in need.
Originally posted by LightAssassin
Haha, Freemasons must be slack in Australia because my mate became one and had been done for stealing/crashing a car
and I was 'invited' to join.
Originally posted by Rob37n
I hope you like drinking! It can be an expensive hobby being a mason, especially if you progress up the ladder. There comes a point where the cost can seriously damage your wallet.
It might be cheaper to take up another hobby, model railways, photography, alchemy, that sort of thing.