reply to post by Unity_99
No I completely agree with you.
However, like you said, I think many masons attaining deeper levels of knowledge get twisted along the way.
I don't think masonry itself as it stands today is representative of true wisdom. Any kind of masonry whether it blatantly calls itself that or not...
all of these groups have been infiltrated and distorted.
The proof is in the collective pudding. Masons will play this sort of quiz game all day, and I'm not going to play it.
This isn't for parrot masons. This is for people who question their belief systems, their "hierarchies", be they mason or thelemite or jew or
christian or Buddhist.
Remove intellectual games from the equation and look with the reflective power of your heart, and what do you see when you look at what traditional
masons have accomplished.
A big pile of dog doo, with glorified maggots dancing on the top. Any "freedom" granted to the common man is merely a distraction so they won't notice
the rancid nature of their surroundings.
True initiation is simply living life as you are, free of dogmatic laws and symbolism. It seems that masons here act more in rigid tandem than even
the most fanatical believers in Jesus Christ.
I thought masonry was supposed to free your mind? I remember at a certain point when I was in close association with a few mason/esotericist friends
of mine, actively practicing masonic and esoteric tenets, I found myself losing my own voice, my own ability to be critical... we all sounded like the
That is exactly what I see here, the behavior displayed by masons when you begin to question their "non-religion".
It's a religion alright, and not one of humility and compassion.
I remember you from way back, skyfloating. I saw you change....
Whoever you really are gets lost. I know. I've experienced it. That's not healthy or conducive to a flourishing culture. It's called a monoculture,
and within a relatively short time, monoculture snuffs out all diversity and eats itself dry.
The whole reason I ever looked towards Freemasonry or any other "mystery school" for answers was because I was impatient and felt powerless.
Masonry as it stands is all about gaining power, not wisdom.
Sometimes being powerless is okay. True power lies with the powerless, anyway... in their innocence.
The most decorated masons are the microbes.
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