Freemasonry: Good Vs. Evil Essay

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Freemasonry: Good Vs. Evil

Freemasonry is a secret organization that appears in communities, and is for men of any ethnicity or nationality. Many masonic bodies appear to believe in a higher being known as God, but in closer detail of this organization the higher your degree the more your belief in supreme beings expands(TheForbiddenKnowledge.come A lot of philosophers think that this organization has to worship both, God, and Satan. This whole essay is to provide claim and reasoning on both sides. A lot of people back-up these accusations of worshipping both higher beings.

While a Freemason you have to believe in more than one supreme being, supreme because not all religions refer to their worshipper as god such as Deists who uses the term supreme being to refer to “The Divine.” Members of Islam use the term supreme being to refer to as “Allah” which translated to english is “The God.” The religion of Sikhism use terms that translate to be supreme beings such as Waheguru or Ek Omkar meaning “One God.” The religion of Hinduism use supreme being to refer to Shiva. Lastly, Christians use the term supreme to represent God, which is commonly said amongst them.

In a masonic order your initiation is to become a mason is called “Seeking The Light” (TheForbiddenKnowledge.com) in which Satan is called the “Light Bearer” so philosophers take their accusation of calling masons devil worshippers by interpreting the connection of masonic terms to prove why they think Freemasonry is in fact an organization that worships Satan. Freemasonry along with many other organizations such as “The Bohemian Grove, The Illuminati, and Skull & Bones” are all groups along with the masonic body that are accused of worshipping satan, because of their beliefs such as “Always Moving Towards The Light” which refers back to the “Light Bearer.” Mason’s are required on initiation to believe in god, but not required to tell what god they believe in. In the information I got from the internet it says that Masons are about helping out the community and becoming good Christians, and that most Freemasons were actually Christians (TheForbiddenKnowledge.com).

In 1717, the first grand lodge of england was the first in masonic history, and in thirty years it spreaded over Europe and the American colonies, even though in the 1300’s and 1400’s evidence showed that the Regius Poem made a reference to Freemasonry. Freemasonry had quite clout in Colonial America that it has quite notable members. Notable Freemasons were George Washington, Benjamin Franklin who was a grand master of Pennsylvania, Paul Revere, and John Hancock. The purpose of Freemasons was too emphasize personal study, self-improvement, and social betterment. Freemasons also have a tradition to found orphanages, homes for widows, and homes for the aged. Freemasons supported the first public schools in Europe and America. Each year the California Grand Lodge and its constituent Masonic lodges throughout the state proclaim one...

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