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UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:13 pm

And appeal to Equality & Human Rights Commission.
The Freemasons have placed full-page advertisements in several national newspapers calling for an end to the "discrimination" against their members.

The United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) said it welcomes individuals from all walks of life but that members are "undeservedly stigmatised".

It said it had written to the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Recent news stories questioned the influence of Freemasons in policing and in parliament.

In an advert in the Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian, the governing body of Freemasonry complains of the "gross misrepresentation" of its members.

Under the headline "Enough is enough", chief executive Dr David Staples said the organisation raised more than £33m for good causes last year.

He said people of any race, faith, age, class or political persuasion were welcome in the 300-year-old organisation.

The United Grand Lodge of England is restricted to men, although separate women-only lodges also exist.
Dr. Staples is correct. Freemasonry is not a sinister organisation, far from it. I laugh when Christians, who go to church and pretend to eat and drink the flesh and blood of a long-dead man, claim that Freemasonry is somehow unholy.
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:33 pm

But they do run everything, right? :?
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:07 pm

No, we do not.

Nor do we wish to. We merely wish to make the world a better place to live in.

"Brotherly Love, Relief, (charity) & Truth" is our motto.

OK. I'm a lapsed Freemason but that's what it's really all about.
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:16 pm

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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Abdul, if we ruled everything, do you honestly think I'd be hanging around here?

With about twenty old farts to talk to and all their sockpuppets?

Thinking about it, that's what my lodge was like. At least they raised some money for charity...
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:34 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:Abdul, if we ruled everything, do you honestly think I'd be hanging around here?
Being here is your penance for mopery.

You're not bad enough to have your tongue cut out and buried at the crossroads, but they couldn't just let it slide either. :notsure:
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:13 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:Abdul, if we ruled everything, do you honestly think I'd be hanging around here?

With about twenty old farts to talk to and all their sockpuppets?

Thinking about it, that's what my lodge was like. At least they raised some money for charity...
I gave a dollar to a homeless person once. That counts, right?
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:15 pm

Is it true what they say about Jews and Freemasons?

{ Insert offensive Jew graphic here. You know the one. }
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Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:38 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Is it true what they say about Jews and Freemasons?

{ Insert offensive Jew graphic here. You know the one. }
That graphic offends me. I demand an apology and a retraction. :x
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:50 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Is it true what they say about Jews and Freemasons?

{ Insert offensive Jew graphic here. You know the one. }
That graphic offends me. I demand an apology and a retraction. :x
OK I'm sorry and I retract that. :mrgreen:
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:54 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Is it true what they say about Jews and Freemasons?

{ Insert offensive Jew graphic here. You know the one. }
Believe it or believe it not but I have encountered a person of the large-nosed persuasion, (myself and my father are exempt; our noses may be large but our lower noses were left intact by the grace of Jesus, and we are not swarthy etc.) at a Masonic lodge.

He may have been a Jew, he may have been an Arab. Nobody asked, nobody cared: discussion of religion and politics is forbidden at lodge meetings.

We don't even check the condition of your penis before allowing entry.

Err, I'm sure that's not what I meant to say...... :oops:
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:35 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:We don't even check the condition of your penis before allowing entry.
Interesting sidelight:

If a non-religious Jew who was circumcised in a non-Jewish way (because doctors thought it was a good idea for a while there) becomes religious, he's good.

However, if a Gentile who was circumcised in a non-Jewish way (because doctors thought it was a good idea for a while there or maybe some other religion) converts to Judaism, a second circumcision is in order. No additional tissue is removed, but an incision is made in the existing scar so it bleeds Jewish.

Really. :)
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:36 pm

Makes sense when you think about it.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:41 pm

Glad I am not contemplating a conversion to Judaism any time soon
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:36 am

Yup. Freemasonry looks a far better option to me.

It's boring, expensive and takes huge amounts of time learning your words for the ceremonies and progression through the ranks but it sure beats having your knob sliced.
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:02 am

Doctor X wrote:

--J.D.
On a more sombre note, Doc...

Cheapskate, profiteering cunts burn people alive.

The outrage has lessened, the amount of dodgy tack stuck on concrete buildings to make them acceptable to the wealthy has not.

Happy weekend. :)
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Re: UK Freemasons have had enough!

Post by Doctor X » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:35 am

Yeah, I had thought of that.

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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