In this installment of Symbols and Symbolism we look at Albert Mackey’s entry in his Encyclopedia of Freemasonry on the subject of Death.
Skulls, architectural tools, mallets, aprons… all of these things can we weird. So why does Freemasonry use so many odd symbols? This question is at the heart of many detractors who like to speculate on their nefarious meanings. Freemasonry is a system of symbol and allegory. By using such symbols, it conveys specific meanings or […]
Its been variously reported that Jared Loughner, the Arizona shooter who killed 6 people in his attempt to assassinate Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, had a sinister occult shrine in his back yard beneath a tarp. The photos are inconclusive as to their occult implication, but it does offer a glimpse into a violent paranoid […]
AN OMITTED INDISPENSABLE PART OF OUR RITUAL By Carlos Antonio Martinez, Jr., J.D., PH.D., M.A., 33º The Chamber of Reflection… After being told a few words of warning calling for the reconsideration on the steps he is about to take, mysterious words bearing a contrasting and intimidating message of discouragement, the young candidate, compelled by […]