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    Freemasonry means something different to each person. For some people it’s about making new friends and acquaintances. For others it’s about being able to help deserving causes and make a contribution to family and society. For most it’s an enjoyable hobby. (ugle.org) “Freemasonry is the world's oldest and largest fraternity. It is comprised of adult men (18+) of good character from every country, religion, race, age, income, education, and opinion, who believe in a Supreme Being. Its body of knowledge and system of ethics is based on the belief that each man has a responsibility to improve himself while being devoted to his family, faith, country, and fraternity.” (indianafreemasons.com) “Though it boasts 5 million members worldwide, the Freemasons are an enigmatic society. Freemasons say they are nothing more than a brotherhood of like-minded individuals who meet regularly for…

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    Advocate Illinois Masonic has a rich history in how it became the hospital it is today. Before it was called Illinois Masonic, it was Chicago Union Hospital. The Union Hospital was organized during the time of rebuilding post the great Chicago fire in 1901. Belden Avenue Baptist Church Steadfast Sunday School organized the union hospital. Amongst the board members of the hospital were some Masons who formed an association for the purpose of providing free medical and surgical treatment for…

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    Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”, is usually proclaimed one of his best works as a short story. In this short story is about two men, Montresor and Fortunato, who were revered as men of power and success. Fortunato and Montresor are both very prideful men, who are willing to go to great strides to uphold and also maintain their honor and reputation for who they are as people. A long with all of the similarities of the two involving there pride, and there knowledge of wine there are…

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    Revenge is an interesting and overwhelming emotion people experience in their lifetime. From businessmen damaging the reputations of those who have rejected them, to students gunning down their own classmates in school hallways, revenge is malicious, dark, and violent craving people carry as a form of establishing justice to transform their humiliation into pride. Although many people believe bringing retribution to another helps release stress and escape conflict, revenge actually causes more…

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    My Journey Through MCSC I’ve had a very happy journey playing for the Mason City Soccer Club. The MCSC put a huge impact on my life, made me a part of their family and even put me through some emotional times. In this essay I am going to explain my experience with MCSC and how it benefit my life. MCSC put a significant impact on my life. I joined the Mason City Soccer Club 2 years ago when I was going into the 7th grade. Before joining MCSC I played for park ‘n’ rec, park ‘n’ rec is a great…

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    In everyone's pockets in the country there is the sign of the Illuminati, whether you’ve known it or not. Some people believe that the symbol of the Illuminati is an All Seeing Eye that sits atop a pyramid, which is on the one dollar bill! The Illuminati is an organization that has sparked controversy over the years. There are many different people saying several different things about the Illuminati, many people say that it isn’t real and it never was, some say that it was a religion, and some…

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    There is no exact proof but by some underlying facts such assumption can be made. Ludwig “was influenced by the marked social, economic, medical, and hierarchical changes during the era in which he lived” (The Era of Beethoven, para. 15). Many of Ludwig’s fellow friends in music were into Freemasonry and most of all he was seen attending concerts that held masonic rites (Shoemaker, para.4). Of course it is no secret that in order for one to be able to attend such event had to have at least some…

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    The free masons’ actually are not only the free masons. The free masons have different groups that have joined to make the organization bigger. These include the illuminati, the Prince Hall Freemasonry, the Knights Templar, and the Scottish rite. The Prince Hall Freemasonry consists of mostly black Americans. The Prince Hall Freemasonry has about two hundred seventy five thousand members. The Prince hall free masons have differences than that of the regular free masons. (World Book, 1998) The…

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    homosexuality intensified when the Nazi’s took power in the year 1933. The Nazi’s thought that Male homosexuals were weak, effeminate men who couldn’t fight for the German nation. And they saw homosexuals as unlikely to produce children and help increase the German birth rate (“United States Holocaust Museum”). Another type of victim of the cruel things that Hitler did was Freemasons. Freemasonry is believed to originated in England and Scotland during the early renaissance. In the…

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    with commerce and professionals within the corporate sector, an ambition that at the time was generally ignored by the Scottish establishment. The press in Scotland tended to adopt a rather unfavorable view of its activities, a view, that despite the strength of anti-Catholic feeling in Scotland, the bigger picture was the fundamental abhorrence of Irish political and religious disputes being imported into Scotland. Walker argues the perception that the Orange Order held certain forms of…

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