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Re: A new subject for discussion?

labehotierre@wanadoo.fr writes:

> The various symbols were adopted by modern Freemasons by copying the past. 
> How many other places can the symbols of Freemasonry be found? Many contend 
> that Washington DC is Masonic in design. Americans live their daily lives 
> surrounded by Masonic symbols.  Many have no idea what they mean.

With this much I agree.  

> In 'Star Trek's Telly series Mr Spock uses the two sets of fingers of the
> Masonic hand shake as the Vulcan salute (The Pass grip?).  

Umm, not one w/ which I'm familiar.  

The pilot episode > first ship's Captain was Christopher Pike.  Albert Pike; a 
> Confederate general and founder of the Ku Klux Klan was a 33rd degree 
> Mason.  

Actually, there is no more proof of Pike's purported Klan membership than the 
secrets of the Essenes being buried at Rosslyn.  See 

Glen Cook