in the five years since the series was first posted. He said no but he offered additional anecdotes to illustrate that non-Masons are second-class citizens and don't even know it.
by Roger Barbour
As it stands, nothing has changed on my end. My knowledge of their grips and passwords simply serves to make me more aware of their presence/influence in everything that transpires around here.
MASONIC INFLUENCE IN REAL ESTATE
About a year ago I engaged a real estate brokerage firm to market my property. During my first meeting with the agent, I suggested he market the property to foreign owned and/or minority businesses. Since the locals seem loathe (or afraid) to make offers, I thought this would be a worthwhile endeavour.
His response: "Oh, I don't know if THEY'LL go for that."
THEY???......Who or what does the collective term "THEY" imply?.......Seems my potential buyers are being chosen FOR me by parties who prefer to operate from within the shadow world of secret societies?
I MUST employ a local realtor to market this place; by law, out-of-state agents are barred from representing me.....The obvious alternative is to put up a "For Sale By Owner" sign which will only be seen by locals who are prohibited from dealing with me.....This, of course, comes full circle to my idea of marketing the place to foreigners, minority businesses, etc.......All of which are taboo in the eyes of the local PTB.
NEPOTISM/CRONYISM IN THE WORKPLACE
During the last several months I developed a sound working relationship with a company that employs a team of highly skilled craftsmen. Some of these mechanics are (obviously) "lodge members" but the majority are not.
The job at hand is critical and before commencement, each tradesman is required to pass a hands-on proficiency test in order to maintain employment status.
While observing the "test-out" process, I immediately noticed the obvious interactions between "apparent lodge members" and the inspector.....Numerous gestures and odd phrases passing between them......One such set of exchanges immediately caught my attention.
The candidate in question, while facing the inspector, raised his hands above his head as if he were being held at gunpoint......Slowly he lowered them, in three distinct motions, to his sides while mumbling, "Oh Lord my God, is there no help for the widow's son?"......The inspector seemingly paid scant attention and continued along with the testing process.
When the test was complete and the specimen disassembled for inspection, a serious flaw (enough to disqualify the candidate) was discovered. At this juncture, the inspector told the candidate to cut a piece out of another, more suitable area, of the specimen.....This (of course) passed muster and the candidate was approved for the high paying job......Meanwhile, other, non-masonic candidates taking the test did so on a win or lose basis without the opportunity to pick out the "piece of their choice"....Consequently, several failed and were forced to settle for significantly lower paying positions
Little more of any grand significance or import to relay.....It's just the same old ebb and flow here within the confines of this Masonic septic tank I now regard as a prison.....Locally, human interactions appear to be suffused with what I call "The masonic undertow"......It lies in wait, just below the surface; feeding on the uneducated and the unaware.....
Needless to say, I don't swim in these waters.....I merely observe from the safety of my isolated cove.
First Comment from Dan:
Few know that Apollo 11 Moon Landing astronauts "Buzz" Aldrin and Neal Armstrong were 32º Scottish Rite Freemasons at the time. Armstrong took out his Masonic apron and held it up for the camera. That apron remains on display at the Scottish Rite Temple in Washington, DC. After Armstrong planted the American Flag, "Buzz" Aldrin planted the Scottish Rite flag with the double headed eagle of Freemasonry.
I grew up in Presbyterian church in which all the deacons and prominent men were Shriners, meaning they were all above Master Mason. So it doesn't surprise me that Aldrin (left) was a Presbyterian. In 1969, the 1917 Canon law 2335 still expressly forbade Catholics from becoming Masons. Such a man was considered automatically excommunicated, even if he kept it a secret. Presbyterians also don't consider consumption of "Communion" to be a sacrament. It makes me wonder what kind of ritual 'ol 'Buzz' really did up there. Aldrin returned a 33° Mason, and the Apollo 11 moon landing was - according to Michael A. Hoffman's mentor James Shelby Downard - one of three pivotal Freemasonic, Rosicrucian, Hermetic rituals of the 2Oth century, which they had been working toward since the days of Francis Bacon.
"The Creation and Destruction of Primordial Matter" = the detonation of three atomic bombs in 1945.
"The Killing of the Divine King" = the Kennedy Assassination at noon at 33° latitude in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, 1963
"The Bringing of Prima Materia to Prima Terra." = the manned Moon Landing in 1969
As for the 'mixed messages' of Brother "Buzz" as "True Masonic Pioneer" on Freemason websites, and devout Christian taking "the body and blood of Christ" along for the Masonic rituals on Prima Materia. The rituals of the 33° are secret, though I've heard that either the 32° or 33° includes desecration. Growing up in surrounded by Shriners I know that everything for them is a private joke.