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#1 Team_Green OFFLINE  

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 05:03 PM

What is your take on it?? Why is there a Pyramid on a US bill? How about the eyeball??? Just curious..

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 05:34 PM

Not sure maybe from Freemasons

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 05:38 PM

Not sure maybe from Freemasons


You are right.

The eyeball is The All-Seeing Eye.
http://en.wikipedia....e_of_Providence

http://en.wikipedia....one-dollar_bill

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 05:45 PM

Was father George a Freemason?

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 05:52 PM

Not sure maybe from Freemasons


What hold of information do you think they have that the general population does not have...

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 06:05 PM

Was father George a Freemason?


All most ALL of the founding Farthers where Free Masons.
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Posted November 25, 2012 - 06:23 PM

Yep it was Freemasonry.

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Posted November 25, 2012 - 06:32 PM

I had to look.imagesCAC4J4NF.jpg
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Posted November 25, 2012 - 07:04 PM

I did a little looking into this a Long time ago. My remembrance is that while many of the Founding Fathers were Masons, the person commissioned to design the currency at the time was not.

The influences of Freemasonry Have been called everything from Laughable to Laudable and Masons themselves have been called Devils Worshipers and Saints.
At the time of the Revolution, the Masonic Fraternity was the only organization that was in place and could allow for the backroom planning, plotting, and shenanigans that had to happen for this experiment called America to happen. At no small risk to the participants, i might add.

As the decades turned to centuries, the influences the fraternity has had have been diluted and at the same time discredited. It has the unique distinction of being the only Fraternal organization demonized to the point as to have critics form a third political party with a sole platform of eliminating the fraternity.
I cannot speak for any other Lodge than my own, but I am pretty sure that no one there is ruling the world... Least-wise, not me.

Mistrust of others because of (silly handshakes, funny costumes, unusual symbols, heck... clown shoes) make no sense to me. And there is no more odd symbolism in the lodge than is in some of the groups we hope our children join and flourish in. Never in my life have I had anyone tell me about the cult of 9-19 year olds that Worship a genetically mutated clover or the hordes of boys who worship the false deity of the gold Eagle.

Some of these "suspicious" symbols may have had deeper, darker, mystical, mythical, etc meanings in their past, (and I could care less) but all of them have been appropriated (and the meanings changed) by Masons to lend credence to the story they tell their members while they are joining. A story that is designed to speak to each person differently, but most have used the lessons learned to attempt to make themselves better men, better husbands, better fathers, and stronger participants in their communities thru introspective study.
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Posted November 25, 2012 - 07:19 PM

where are all the honorable people in Washington when you need them?
Masons are a honorable group of men
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Posted November 26, 2012 - 06:54 AM

where are all the honorable people in Washington when you need them?
Masons are a honorable group of men


You would be surprised at the number of congressional members that are Masons. Are they HONERABLE?

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Posted November 26, 2012 - 07:03 AM

I believe that the secrecy from the general public is where the mistrust comes in. When my father, who was a Mason passed away, after his funeral, everyone including my mother were escorted away and then the Masons had their funeral ceremony in private.

Does anyone know who the world wide head of the Freemasons is?

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Posted November 26, 2012 - 07:13 AM

I believe that the secrecy from the general public is where the mistrust comes in. When my father, who was a Mason passed away, after his funeral, everyone including my mother were escorted away and then the Masons had their funeral ceremony in private.

Does anyone know who the world wide head of the Freemasons is?


I don't believe there is ONE leader.

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Posted November 26, 2012 - 09:23 AM

I believe that each State, Province, Territory has it's own leader. I do not believe that there's a leader over all of them.
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