Friday, August 25, 2006

Fraternal symbols on Time covers 5: Keystone

"the first three degrees are but the outer court of the Temple. Part of the symbols are displayed there to the Initiate, but he is intentionally mislead by false interpretations. It is not intended that he shall understand them; but it is intended that he shall imagine he understand them... it is well enough for the mass of those called Masons to imagine that all is contained in the Blue Degrees" (Albert Pike "Morals and Dogma", p.819).

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