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    (Original post by Real Friends)
    Could you expand on what it's like/what do you do in that environment?
    We have the business side, and then we have the social side (we call it harmony").

    We tell jokes, play songs, instruments, play cards, drink, go bowling etc
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    (Original post by Howard)
    Because it's dying a death. Young people aren't interested.
    On that, we agree.
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    Well, where I am from, it is over-representated by Protestants. But In Italy and Spain Roman Catholics.

    We take all religions, the only thing we require is that we believe in a "Supreme Being." If you don't believe in "a" god, then you can't join. Your god could be Allah, Buddha, pikachu, the cookie monster, doesn't matter. But atheists won't get in.
    so basically its like another religion? i thought that Freemasons are waiting for the messiah so do you believe he/she would be God? for so what happens when you join? does it make any difference to your life?
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    so basically its like another religion? i thought that Freemasons are waiting for the messiah so do you believe he/she would be God? for so what happens when you join? does it make any difference to your life?
    No, it is not another religion. We are not waiting for a messiah. We are not waiting for the day of judgement.

    As to does it make a difference to my life? let us just say there have been times when situations turned out more favourably purely/primarily due to my membership.
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    No, it is not another religion. We are not waiting for a messiah. We are not waiting for the day of judgement.

    As to does it make a difference to my life? let us just say there have been times when situations turned out more favourably purely/primarily due to my membership.
    oh really?

    lol I can imagine, contacts everywhere:rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    oh really?

    lol I can imagine, contacts everywhere:rolleyes:
    I try to discourage it tbh, but human nature to "favour friends."
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I try to discourage it tbh, but human nature to "favour friends."
    hmm really sounds like you do charitable work aswell with those 'friends':rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    hmm really sounds like you do charitable work aswell with those 'friends':rolleyes:
    Sorry you feel that way.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Sorry you feel that way.
    I'm just going off what youre telling me tbh
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    Wow that's interesting..
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    I never got the point of it? Just sounds like a bunch of elitist judgemental superstitious craftsmen?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    We have the business side, and then we have the social side (we call it harmony".

    We tell jokes, play songs, instruments, play cards, drink, go bowling etc
    What's the business side?
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    I never got the point of it? Just sounds like a bunch of elitist judgemental superstitious craftsmen?
    Two words: "Tammany Hall."
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    Two words: "Tammany Hall."
    tell us more since youre not secretive at all
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    tell us more since youre not secretive at all
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tammany_Hall

    Was a tongue in secret quip to whorace's assertion .
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    A family friend was in it. I asked him if I could join. The next day, took me to the temple for an interview, then a month later, got my 1st degree. As I said, its really not that big a deal joining, actually, in England they have masons at the campuses to try and get guys to join because they are so eager for young members
    What kind of questions did they ask you?
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    Welcome brother, we hope that you would contribute to our purpose and help us carry out our mission which has been brougt to us through the ages by the founding fathers.
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    (Original post by serah.exe)
    What kind of questions did they ask you?
    "Do you believe in a Supreme Being?"

    "What is your occupation?"

    "What do you know of us?"
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Because I am proud to belong?
    Why are you posting here anonymously then?
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    (Original post by Compost)
    Why are you posting here anonymously then?
    To gauge people's genuine reactions, they may conceal it or be biased, if they knew my identity.
 
 
 
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