What is Freemasonry hiding? Is there some great mystery at work in the secret workings of the Masonic Lodge? Why are Freemasons so Secretive? Many masons will not answer questions about the fraternity as they believe it is supposed to be a secret. In the end this becomes a loss for the fraternity … [Read more...] about Why Are Freemason’s Secretive?
This is not your grandfather’s Freemasonry, at least not in Boston and the Grand Lodge AF & AM. Freemasonry has opened up in the last 50 years, sharing its goals and purpose with the public so that they can be better understood. And the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts has been at the forefront … [Read more...] about Where Freemasonry Is Open Misinformation Of The Craft Is Dispelled
University of Cincinnati Civil War historian, Mark Lause, has a new book out titled A Secret Society History of the Civil War (University of Illinois Press). It's a look at secret societies (societies similar to the Freemasons) that were active in the years leading up to and during the Civil … [Read more...] about A Secret History of the Civil War
I'm constantly amazed at the new discovery by some of the things in plain sight for centuries. I can't say for certain about Canada, but American Masonic lodges have been pretty open in recent years, some open across an entire state. Maybe this video troupe is part of the gotcha media, the one … [Read more...] about Smashing The Pyramid
A few weeks back we explored the ideas of Social Media as it intersected with Secret Societies, creating the shift from restricted knowledge to an open communication in the 21st century -ciphers replaced with pixels and WYSIWYG editors. Today, Social Media has surpassed the expectations of those … [Read more...] about Social Media & the Non-Profit – How Social Media is vital to fraternities
If you've spent any time with a nose in the news, you know that the phenomenon of Social Media has become a staple of our way of life. Just the fact that your reading this blog, means that you spend some time on the web delving into the edges of web 2.0 and the tip of the social media iceberg. … [Read more...] about Secret Societies in the Social Media Age
Everybody is worried about Masons taking over the world. Heck, we can't even organize a picnic. - A Mason from Washington state. To find an Anti-Mason, you need look no further than the Internet for there is an abundance of discourse on the Net berating and misrepresenting the fraternity. As … [Read more...] about What Drives the Anti-Masons?
This is investigative reporter Donald P. Stoddard for Secret Society Watch. Over the past year, I have infiltrated a Masonic Lodge in order to find out the truth about the Illuminati-Freemasonry connection. Freemasons have been denying any association with the Illuminati for years, but this … [Read more...] about Special Report: The Illuminati in Freemasonry