“Morals and Dogma of Freemasonry”: Discussion and Thoughts

II. The Fellow-Craft I have started my third run through this book. After the second reading I told myself I must post my thoughts and open a discussion about the topics and the meanings Albert Pike writes about. Though it seems Mr. Pike was, well…. to put it politely and understatedly…. a product of his … Continue reading

Draupnir: Odin’s Golden Armband

Image from the SWIFT monitoring of Sgr A*. In the stories of the Norse Religion, when Odin’s son is killed, at the funeral Odin places on his son an armband made of gold. Called Draupnir, this armband will drop 8 rings of equal weight on every 9th night. As I have watched the data from … Continue reading

Esoteric Meanings of Modern and Ancient Religious Bedrocks

“Choking the Chicken” No. I do not daily (sometimes multiple times… What?!! I may be getting older but I’m not dead!) endeavor to violently strangulate poultry. I’m not one to upset PETA. A euphemism, double entantandra, metaphor, an alligorical story. Why? So as not to upset the little ones. To convey to a larger group an intent … Continue reading

Milky Way Will go ‘Relativistic’ In Near Future, AGN

  Today, October 6, 2012, at 10:27 UTC, the most important telegram (to date) was posted in The Astronomer’s Telegram– http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=4456 I have re-printed it in full here, acknowledging that I have, in no way, any ownership of the presented information. All links to previous ATels will lead you to the wonderful site listed above, … Continue reading

“Morals and Dogma of Freemasonry”- Knowledge and Truth Unveiled

I grabbed a .pdf of “Morals and Dogma”, written by Albert Pike, and wasn’t expecting to find the secret that Freemasons hold. I was hopping, I won’t lie! But was realistic. the first three degrees of Masonry hold the keys to the secret, and once the third degree is finished, the secret is reviled. The remaining … Continue reading

‘Civilization and Freemasonry’ as found in the “Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry”

First published in 1878, The Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry, written by Albert G. Mackey, gives definition to an otherwise undefined group and their practices. Written in a time where the evils of both World Wars had not tarnished the vision of the author, he presents the beliefs and history of Masonry up to that point. Including … Continue reading

The Final 1000 Days: Observations on a Dying World Made by One of Its Inhabitants

October 28, 2010                                784 days   As I watch this year’s election unfold, I am overwhelmed with polar opposite emotions. I am excited to vote. It’s my right and duty. I am also teaching my boys that voting is what we must do in order to preserve this right, and to honor those who have … Continue reading