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This blog is more likely to include posts of a political nature - and one that requires sisu on the part of many!

Archives dated prior to March 2008 are entries moved across from either LiveJournal or Octant.

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On the Alphabet, Google and Kurzweil's hesitation about the future of democracy

Rudolf Steiner and Freemasonry

Now how about this…

Finally a workshop that crosses two of my principal interests, namely the works of Rudolf Steiner and Freemasonry, and such on the other side of the globe.

The University of Sheffield’s Centre for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism is presenting the following:

Workshop on The Temple Legend November 1 2008

The Centre will host […]

World’s Second Oldest Grand Lodge (finally) admits women!

It’s about time. Actually, it’s really quite overdue: France’s oldest Grand Lodge, the Grand Orient de France, has so far not prevented its Lodges from initiating amongst its ranks women. Presumably such move will be explicitly supported at its next meeting in September.

Of course, women have been in Freemasonry for quite some time, with the […]