The Mycelial Mind In his seminal book, Mycelium Running, legendary mycologist Paul Stamets christens Part I, ‘The Mycelial Mind.’ Confronting every assumption we’ve ever made about life’s third kingdom, he begins Chapter […]
An Introduction to Stoicism: The Philosophy of Grit
LIFE is suffering. If there’s one thing philosophers agree on, it’s that. Whether you’re shivering cold, racked with grief, or dealing with a terrible disease, no one can control the situation they’re […]
The Elohim – Part II, A Crooked Path
In the first section of this article, I introduced the term “Elohim” and examined a variety of potential explanations for the esoteric and etymological meaning of the word. There possible connections to […]
Enrico Fermi – The Architect of the Nuclear Age
Referred to as the “architect of the nuclear age,” Enrico Fermi was a nuclear physicist, a Nobel Prize winner, and a Freemason. Throughout his prolific career, he made substantial contributions to the fields of Quantum Theory, Statistical Mechanics, and Nuclear and Particle Physics. Fermi excelled at both experimental and theoretical work – a distinction accomplished by few physicists.
The American Lexicon and Freemasonry
Can we communicate effectively without understanding the origin and history of our common language? The American Lexicon includes many terms that Americans utilize often without knowing where the phrase originated. The English […]
Masonry, Morality, and the Stanford Prison Experiment
Freemasonry inculcates virtue and moral rectitude in its members by way of exemplifying the Cardinal Virtues of Prudence,
Temperance, Fortitude, and Justice: all which were absent from the Stanford Prison Experiment.
Persecuted Masons: The Holocaust and Hitler’s Attack on Freemasonry
As one of the deadliest genocides in world history, the Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of millions of individuals by the Nazi Regime. The word Holocaust comes from the Greek word […]
Columbia: An American Goddess
If you were to ask the average American which mythical figure best represents the national character, most would reply with a household name: Uncle Sam. The genial yet intimidating patriarch has dominated artistic and […]
Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry: Part II
This is Part II of a two part series on Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry. Readers can view the first installment here: Part I. “Hindu Dharma is like a boundless ocean teeming with […]
How did Freemasonry Influence the Design of Washington, D.C.?
Among the cities of the United States, Washington D.C. rises above all others in its unique and complex design. Disregarding a strict grid plan that was common during the time, the architects […]