Freemasonry discussion - Manly P. Hall and Albert Pike

- Peter Myers

Date: November 24, 2022

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(0) Freemasonry has 3 degrees - or 33?
(1) Freemasonry is Relevant
(2) Grand Orient Freemasonry of France & Italy is Jewish
(3) Freemason denies secret rituals, says compatible with Christianity
(4) Manly P. Hall: Freemasonry is a fraternity within a fraternity--an outer organization concealing an inner brotherhood of the elect
(5) Manly P. Hall: The seething energies of Lucifer are in his hands
(6) Albert Pike: The Blue degrees are but the outer court or portico of the Temple. ... the Initiate ... is intentionally misled
by false interpretations
(7) Albert Pike: Lucifer, the Son of the Morning! Is it he who bears the Light, and with its splendors intolerable blinds feeble, sensual, or selfish Souls? Doubt it not!
(8) Albert Pike: Freemasons were the secret movers of the French Revolution, sworn to overturn Throne and Altar

(9) Earlier Masons and Rosicrucians were Christian; Albert Pike, a Satanist, perverted the 33rd level to the antichrist Luciferian

(0) Freemasonry has 3 degrees - or 33?

From: Paul Bustion Subject: Re: George Soros is a Freemason of 33rd Degree

Freemasonry proper only has three degrees, these are called the Blue Lodge. The third degree is the Master Mason. The Master Mason degree, or third degree, is the highest in Freemasonry, all third degree Freemasons are equal. The other degrees are all side degrees in appendant bodies, not in Freemasonry proper.

For example the 33rd degree of the Scottish Rite is a side degree. 33rd Scottish Rite Freemasons are not superior in Freemasonry to third degree Freemasons.

The only possible challenge to what I just stated is a specific degree in the York Rite called the Holy Royal Arch. It does claim superiority over the three degrees of the Blue Lodge. But no other appendant body of Freemasonry claims superiority over the Blue Lodge. So either Freemasonry proper only has three degrees, as I just stated, or there is a fourth additional degree from the York Rite, which would mean that it effectively has four degrees.

Freemasonry proper does NOT have thirty three degrees. Martin Short clarified this point in Inside the Brotherhood: Further Secrets of the Freemasons , a sequel to The Brotherhood The Secret World of the Freemasons by Stephen Knight. Knight had believed that there were thirty three degrees in Freemasonry proper, and Short clarified that Knight was mistaken and that the only degree of an appendant body which claims superiority over the Blue Lodge degrees is the Holy Royal Arch of the York Rite, effectively making the latter degree a fourth degree in Short's view.

I am not saying that I support Freemasonry. My point in this email is that you are misleading your audience by describing Soros as a 33rd degree Freemason, because you are making Freemasonry look like it has more of a labyrinthine hierarchy than it really has.

My Reply (Peter M.):

The Supreme Court building in Israel, with Illuminati pyramid on the top, has 30 steps leading upwards, then 3 levels of the library - 33 levels beneath the Illuminati Pyramid.

The pyramid supposedly enlightens the Judges using the Library, and others running the building.

This building was designed & funded by the Rothschilds. Why not get your info from the horse's mouth?

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e2/Israel_Supreme_Court.jpg/1280px-Israel_Supreme_Court.jpg

Study the articles at illuminati.html, where you will find info about this building.

(1) Freemasonry is Relevant

From: Paul Bustion Subject: Freemasonry is relevant, and not a distraction To: david wolf, Peter Myers

Mr. Wolf and Peter,

I agree with you, Peter, and not with you, Mr Wolf. Freemasonry is relevant. Freemasons are a tiny percent of the population, yet have enormous power and influence radically disproportionate in relation to their numbers. Every British King from George III, whose reign began in 1760, to George VI, whose reign ended in 1952, was a Freemason. Although the popular claim that every US president was a Freemason is false, many of them were, at least twenty have been Freemasons, I believe. In 1964, President Johnson, who was the nominee of the Democratic Party for president that year, Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona, Johnson's Republican opponent in that presidential election, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Goldwater's main opponent in the contest for the Republican presidential nomination, at least 40% of the US House of Representatives and at least that amount of the US Senate, a majority of the US Supreme Court, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director J Edgar Hoover, and many other government officials were Freemasons. Today Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer is openly a Freemason.

The top elite are mostly Jews, but that does not make Freemasonry irrelevant. Freemasonry is one of the means by which Jews maintain and expand their power. Freemasonry relates to a specific faction among Jews too, the ones who follow more liberal Judaism of the kind that people such as Spinoza promoted, as opposed to the Talmudists. Freemasonry is based on the Kabbalah, which is seen by some people as sorcery and is in contrast to the more traditional religion of the Talmud.

(2) Grand Orient Freemasonry of France & Italy is Jewish

From: Paul Bustion <pbustion99@gmail.com> Subject: AntiSemites involved in Freemasonry To: Peter Myers <peter@mailstar.net>, david wolf <daviddwolf@mail.com>

Hello Mr Wolf and Peter,

Mr. Wolf, you said:
"The freemason thing is a distraction, at the top it is controlled by Jews so when you are talking about the actions of that organisation it amounts to the actions of Jews. There is no other conspiracy it's Jewish and everything else is a distraction from the truth."

The Grand Orient Freemasonry of the Romance language countries such as France is definitely Jewish. It functions in France essentially as a Jewish lobby. The Anglo-American Freemasonry is less Jewish but has a substantial Jewish faction. B'Nai Brith is a Freemason lodge for Jews only, all of its founders were Freemasons and it took its rituals and symbols from Freemasonry and always had a substantial overlap in membership with Freemasonry.

Having said that, some Freemason lodges have been antiJewish. Freemasonry in Germany, before Hitler came to power, was divided into two fraternities. One was the Prussian lodges, those only allowed Christians to join and was antiJewish. The other were the Humanitarian lodges, they allowed Jews to join and were not AntiJewish.

There was a man involved in the milieu of German nationalists that started the Nazi Party, even though he was never a party member, called Baron Rudolf Sebottendorf. That was not his real name, his real name was Adam Alfred Rudolf Glauer. He was a Freemason. He founded a quasi-Masonic fraternity that most of the leaders of the Nazi Party were members of, called the Thule Society. He claimed in a book that he wrote that Hitler had been a member of Thule. Some people say that Hitler was a Freemason.

Freemasonry is usually in alliance with Jews but there are some Freemasonic groups that are at least officially anti-Jewish.

(3) Freemason denies secret rituals, says compatible with Christianity

From: P (name & email withheld) Subject: Freemasonry. Can you help?

Peter, this query isn't for publication, but just to see if you can enlighten me. We have an Australian friend (he and his family recently became British citizens) who we have just discovered is a Presbyterian Freemason. He told us that his son has just become a Christian, been baptised in the Presbyterian church, but is also a freemason. We only found all this out because I was making some loose comments about how the freemasons might be behind the globalist cult/cabal. He was outraged and said that the freemasons (especially the Presbyterian ones) are very good people, do not swear to Baal or Osiris and Isis, do not have secret rituals, distort (not quite the right word, but I can't think of it!) the path of justice, etc etc. He said that freemasonry is entirely consistent with being a believing Christian (though he doesn't claim to be one, only his son). I didn't bother to argue, but am left wondering what this is all about as it doesn't fit with everything else I hear about freemasonry. Can you help?

Reply: Dear P,

There are 2 sorts of Freemasonry - the Blue Lodges (Blue degrees, i.e. 1 to 3), and the higher lodges (up to 33º).

The Illuminati have taken over the higher degrees in most lodges. The Blue Lodges are a cover.

The Freemasons I know are all Blue Lodge; and they're not conspiratorial. The higher ones consider them Useful Idiots.

If you want to learn about it, read the books of Manly P. Hall and Albert Pike. You need to read the unedited versions. Do NOT buy the cheap editions; you will have to pay more to get the reality.

Manly P. Hall writes "Freemasonry is a fraternity within a fraternity--an outer organization concealing an inner brotherhood of the elect" (see below).

And in The Lost Keys Of Freemasonry: "The seething energies of Lucifer are in his hands".

Albert Pike writes, "The Blue degrees are but the outer court or portico of the Temple. Part of the symbols are displayed there to the Initiate, but he is intentionally misled by false interpretations. It is not intended that he shall understand them; but it is intended that he shall imagine he understands them. Their true explication is reserved for the Adepts, the Princes of Masonry." (see below).

(4) Manly P. Hall: Freemasonry is a fraternity within a fraternity--an outer organization concealing an inner brotherhood of the elect

http://www.vegas32.org/research/ArticlesDocuments/Masonic%200rigin.pdf

Rosicrucian and Masonic Origins

by Manly P. Hall

From Lectures on Ancient Philosophy--An Introduction to the Study and Application of Rational Procedure: The Hall Publishing Company, Los Angeles, First Edition 1929, pp 397-417

{p. 1} Freemasonry is a fraternity within a fraternity--an outer organization concealing an inner brotherhood of the elect. Before it is possible to intelligently discuss the origin of the Craft, it is necessary, therefore, to establish the existence of these two separate yet interdependent orders, the one visible and the other invisible. The visible society is a splendid camaraderie of "free and accepted" men enjoined to devote themselves to ethical, educational, fraternal, patriotic, and humanitarian concerns. The invisible society is a secret and most august fraternity whose members are dedicated to the service of a mysterious arcanum arcanorum. Those Brethren who have essayed to write the history of their Craft have not included in their disquisitions the story of that truly secret inner society which is to the body Freemasonic what the heart is to the body human. In each generation only a few are accepted into the inner sanctuary of the Work, but these are veritable Princes of the Truth and their sainted names shall be remembered in future ages together with the seers and prophets of the elder world. Though the great initiate-philosophers of Freemasonry can be counted upon one's fingers, yet their power is not to be measured by the achievements of ordinary men. They are dwellers upon the Threshold of the Innermost, Masters of that secret doctrine which forms the invisible foundation of every great theological and rational institution. The outer history of the Masonic order is one of noble endeavor, altruism, and splendid enterprise; the inner history, one of silent conquest, persecution, and heroic martyrdom.

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(5) Manly P. Hall: The seething energies of Lucifer are in his hands

The Lost Keys Of Freemasonry or The Secret of Hiram Abiff By Manly P. Hall https://archive.org/stream/The_Lost_Keys_Of_Freemasonry_-_Manly_P._Hall/The_Lost_Keys_Of_Freemasonry_-_Manly_P._Hall_djvu.txt

The following quote may be on p. 28 in the above online version; it's on p. 50 in my printed version.

The Lost Keys of Freemasonry: {subtitle} The Legend of Hiram Abiff. Second edition 1923; New Edition 2020 edited by Tarl Warwick. ISBN13: 9781660182695

{p. 50} The day has come when Fellow Craftsmen must know and apply their knowledge. The lost key to their grade is the mastery of emotion, which places the energy of the universe at their disposal. Man can only expect to be entrusted with great power by proving his ability to use it constructively and selflessly. When the Mason learns that the key to the warrior on the block is the proper application of the dynamo of living power, he has learned the mystery of his Craft. The seething energies of Lucifer are in his hands and

{p. 51} before he may step onward and upward, he must prove his ability to properly apply energy. He must follow in the footsteps of his forefather, Tubal-Cain, who with the mighty strength of the war god hammered his sword into a plowshare.

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(6) Albert Pike: The Blue degrees are but the outer court or portico of the Temple. ... the Initiate ... is intentionally misled by false interpretations

Re Albert Pike, the quote about him predicting 3 World Wars is fake:

https://www.conspiracyarchive.com/2015/01/10/albert-pike-to-mazzini-august-15-1871-three-world-wars/ Albert Pike to Mazzini, August 15, 1871: Three World Wars? BY TERRY MELANSON · JANUARY 10, 2015

You need to buy Pike's book Morals and Dogma.

There are numerous editions: https://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=&searchTitle=morals+and+dogma&searchAuthor=pike

I have the Theophania edition, which sells for A$105.46: https://www.bookdepository.com/Morals-Dogma-Ancient-Accepted-Scottish-Rite-Freemasonry-Newly-Revised-Illustrated-Albert-Pike/9781478155614?ref=grid-view&qid=1669243040956&sr=1-13

Do NOT buy the cheap editions. They are incomplete. One covers only the 1st, 2nd & 3rd degrees. That's NOT the one you want.

This one from Abebooks looks complete, and is cheaper than most: https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=30803125033

Morals and dogma of the ancient and accepted Scottish Rite of freemasonry Pike, Albert (1878) Publication Date: 2018 "1878 edition. Reprinted from 1878 edition. Pages: 887 ... NO changes have been made to the original text."

There are pdfs and ebook versions too. The page numbering is different, and there is no Index. It may be helpful to look up each book by the chapter (one per degree).

Here are some quotes from the Theophania Publishing edition, 2012:

{Theophania p. 626; 30th Degree - Knight Kadosh}
[The Blue degrees are but the outer court or portico of the Temple. Part of the symbols are displayed there to the Initiate, but he is intentionally misled by false interpretations. It is not intended that he shall understand them; but it is intended that he shall imagine he understands them. Their true explication is reserved for the Adepts, the Princes of Masonry. ... It is well enough for the mass of those called Masons, to imagine that all is contained in the Blue Degrees ...]

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(7) Albert Pike: Lucifer, the Son of the Morning! Is it he who bears the Light, and with its splendors intolerable blinds feeble, sensual, or selfish Souls? Doubt it not!

{Theophania p. 248; 19th Degree - Grand Pontiff}
The Apocalypse is, to those who receive the nineteenth Degree, the Apotheosis of that Sublime Faith which aspires to God alone, and despises all the pomps and works of Lucifer. LUCIFER, the Light-bearer! Strange and mysterious name to give to the Spirit of Darkness! Lucifer, the Son of the Morning! Is it he who bears the Light, and with its splendors intolerable blinds feeble, sensual, or selfish Souls? Doubt it not! for traditions are full of Divine Revelations and Inspirations: and Inspiration is not of one Age nor of one Creed. Plato and Philo, also, were inspired.

{Theophania p. 624; 30th Degree - Knight Kadosh}
The avowed object of the Templars was to protect the Christians who came to visit the Holy Places: their secret object was the re-building of the Temple of Solomon ... "The Templars, or Poor Fellow-Soldiery of the Holy House of the Temple intended to be re-built, took as their models, in the Bible, the Warrior-Masons of Zorobabel, who worked, holding the sword in one hand and the trowel in the other. Therefore it was that the Sword and the Trowel were the insignia of the Templars, who subsequently, it will be seen, concealed themselves under the name of Brethren Masons. [This name, Freres Masons in the French, ... was corrupted in English into Free-Masons ...]

{Theophania p. 625, in 30th Degree - Knight Kadosh}
"The Templars, like all other Secret Orders and Associations, had two doctrines, one concealed and reserved for the Masters, which was Johannism ; the other public, which was the Roman Catholic. Thus they deceived the adversaries whom they sought to supplant. Hence Free-Masonry, vulgarly imagined to have begun with the Dionysian Architects or the German Stoneworkers, adopted Saint John the Evangelist as one of its patrons, associating with him, in order not to arouse the suspicions of Rome, Saint John the Baptist, and thus covertly proclaiming itself the child of the Kabalah and Essenism together."

(8) Albert Pike: Freemasons were the secret movers of the French Revolution, sworn to overturn Throne and Altar

{Theophania p. 630, in 30th Degree - Knight Kadosh}
The secret movers of the French Revolution had sworn to overturn the Throne and the Altar upon the Tomb of Jacques de Molai. When Louis XVI. was executed, half the work was done ; and thenceforward the Army of the Temple was to direct all its efforts against the Pope.

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(9) Earlier Masons and Rosicrucians were Christian; Albert Pike, a Satanist, perverted the 33rd level to the antichrist Luciferian

From: Christopher Rudy Subject: Peter - Inversion of the 33rd Degree

Peter - Don't throw the 'Christic baby' out with all the dirty bath water.

George Washington was a 33rd degree Mason. 52 of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence were Masons or Rosicrucians (per Manly Hall). Jefferson and Franklin were Rosicrucians.

That's back when the 33rd level was identified with Christhood. It was the Satanic Albert Pike who inverted, subverted and perverted the 33rd level to the antichrist Luciferian love of power at the expense of the power of love.

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