How Freemasonry united Italy
- December 13, 2012
- Lilith Mahmud, women's studies, anthropology and culture and theory assistant professor, is quoted in the Pravda.ur December 13, 2012
With structures that have accommodated masonic activities still standing today in major cities in the Western World, we are often reminded of the existence of a secret society that is believed to have controlled the political and financial events of modern history…. Lilith Mahmud, a researcher published by the University of California, concedes that the practice of discretion was what made and what still makes the society detrimental to more transparent, legitimate processes. She quotes Giacomo Casanova de Seingalt when describing the nature of the fraternity: "Those who think that the secret of Freemasonry consists in signs or words are sadly mistaken. The secret is actually a lived experience, and thus it is only a secret insofar as it is incommunicable in human words."
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