Symbolism of the Lodge

Reading Time: 14 minutes It is often said that symbolism is carried too far and this is difficult to deny when I think of Freud and other psychiatrists and psychologists who seem able to find strange and often erotic meanings in all they see. The meanings given to every image based on repetition makes the lay-person feel at a serious disadvantage when they wish to contradict anything that is given a meaning by such “Specialists.” The symbolic object, which is dredged up by the mind, seems to have no great pattern of consistency in the case of psychiatric symbol definition.

The Interesting life of Manchester Freemason Richard Pankhurst.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thursday, February 8th, 2018 1835/6 – 5 July 1898 Richard Pankhurst was the son of Henry Francis Pankhurst (1806–1873) and Margaret Marsden (1803–1879). Pankhurst was born in Stoke but spent most of his life in Manchester and London.   He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Owens College in Manchester.  In 1858 he graduated B.A. … Read more