The new generation of Writers and Philosophers. Masonic and Symbolic modern Authors, and their articles and books.

The Death and Rebirth of Culture

PUBLISHED ON November 25, 2017I recently made the mistake of purchasing a used book online, not realizing that it had a previous owner’s comments scrawled inside. Although I, like probably everyone who still has a quaint attachment to paper, have seen this before, I was struck by these comments in particular.Though short — mostly only

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A Brotherhood of Rebels

There was an ancient French trade guild (or collective of various guilds) called the Commpagnonage (Companions). According to their myths, a master or maitre Jacques was murdered, either by the disciples of a former employee, Pere Sorbouse, or by Jacques’ own workers — convinced to commit the act by the workers of Sorbouse. The murderers

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Becoming a Leader: A Brief Guide For Heretics

“Heretics are the new leaders,” says author and entrepreneur Seth Godin. We need to think and act against the grain, drawing a tribe around us or around our new idea, and push forward to overturn the status quo. If Godin’s view is limited it is because, being concerned more with social and commercial movements than

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Men At Arms: Mozart’s Masonry and Music-Politics, In Light of Erik Levi’s Mozart And The Nazis

In re: Erik Levi. Mozart and the Nazis: How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. By Peter Paul Fuchs “Macht gute miene, zum boesen spiel.” -- old German aside Mozart’s fate after death is surely an odd one, if one takes political history and not just musical accomplishment

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SOME RUMINATIONS by Honorable Brother Leon Zeldis

Dear Brethren and Friends of Masonic Arts, please enjoy the beautiful spiritual writings, which were writen by Honorable Brother Leon Zeldis and recommended to us by our Ambassador to Japan Honorable Brother Janus Cegledy.  ACTING  If all the world’s a stage, where the hell is my prompter ?                         ACTION (see also REACTION)  Waiting for the

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Israeli Freemasonry

Leon Zeldis, FPS, 33° PSGC, Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite for the State of Israel Honorary Adjunct Grand Master The first National Grand Lodge in Israel was constituted on 1933, even before the creation of the State, and brought together all the Lodges that had been working under Egyptian or French jurisdictions. The English-speaking

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Masonic Poems by Honorable Brother Bernard Ghilissen

Le maillet   Terrible, le coup du maillet Symbole de l’autorité L’impétrant, courbé,  arrive Sans comprendre, entame ses pas Dans sa tête  les bruits dérivent De l’équerre et du compas   The mallet   Terrible, the blow of the mallet Symbol of authority The apprentice, curved, arrives Without understanding, begins to override In his mind

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The Challenges of Masonry in the 21st Century for U.S.

by MW Thomas W. Jackson       My brothers, it is a great honor and distinct privilege to be with you today and to address the subject "The Challenges of Masonry in the 21st Century".  Indeed, since the beginning of this century the challenges of Masonry have been a major topic of discussion by Masonic

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History of Freemasonry in Romania

Our Ambassador Honorable RW Brother Claudiu Ionescu Brother Karl Stock - Theodor Aman bust talking to Ill. Constantin Iancu, SGC of the Supreme Council of AASR in Romania and Founding Grand Master of the National Grand Lodge of Romania (interview reprinted from MASONIC FORUM Magazine No. 10, pp. 2-5) Illustrious and Most Powerful

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MASONIC SYMBOLISM AND VEDANTA

by R.W.Bro. C.S.Madhavan P.G.J.W. Grand Lodge of India Was not all the knowledge Of the Aegyptians writ in mystic symbols? Speak not the scriptures oft in parables? Are not the choicest fables of the poets, That were the fountains and first springs of wisdom, Wrapp’d in perplexed allegories? Ben Johnson: The Alchemist The symbolism of

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