Why are WOMEN not allowed to join ?

Linnea Ista lkista at UNM.EDU
Sat Oct 12 12:29:04 EST 1996


On 12 Oct 1996, Oz,aydin wrote:

> 
> 
> John Boxer <lboxer at bf.rmit.edu.au>
> Reply to: oz-mason at beastmaster.hna.com.au
> To: Multiple recipients of Australian Freemasons mailing list
>      <oz-mason at beastmaster.hna.com.au>
> Subject: Re: Man/Woman Symbolism 
> 
> 
> Only Men Can Be Freemaons, But What is A Man?
> 
> One of the most respected Freemasons in history was Bro Rudyard Kipling.
> 
> His poem "If" ends "... then my son, you are a man."
> 
> I suppose, if a woman met the requirements of that Poem, she would, by 
> definition of a most respected Freemason, be a man.  Symbolically that 
> is.  But Symbolism is what Freemasonry is all about.  So here is the 
> chink in the armour of Regular Freemaonsry!!
> 
> By that definition, most of the Freemasons I have known would not be Men!
> 
> I am not changing sides, just offering some food for thought.
> 
> Lionel
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And this has exactly what to do with women in biology?



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