Posts Tagged: Masons
3

Your Conspiracy Theories Began 700 Years Ago Today

Jacques de Molay was burned at the stake 700 years ago this week. The unfinished cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris—its towers completed just 65 years earlier—stood nearby as de Molay went up in flames. His death sparked conspiracy theories that have traveled through the centuries, across oceans and Ivy League campuses, and onto our flat-screen TVs.

As the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, de Molay was considered a heretic by both the French Monarchy and the papacy. King Philip IV of France had him tortured and burned, slowly, on the Île de la Cité, the tiny Parisian Island in the Seine. It was March 18, 1314—give or [...]

11

Understanding D.C.: "George Washington is the American Christ"

Oooh, one of our favorite websites has had one of its irregular, exciting updates! Yes, Vigilant Citizen is now ready to explain the Masonic symbolism of the U.S. Capitol. Perfect timing! "Whether we are witnessing Obama marching up the 33 steps to the Capitol after his inauguration or seeing Gerald Ford's casket on display under 'The Apotheosis,' all rituals are fully permeated with occult symbolism. It is simply impossible to understand this country, its rulers and their philosophy without understanding their Masonic origin." Oh there is more.