With thanks to my Hungarian Brothers I was invited to an online discussion held by a few lodges from my mother jurisdiction, the Symbolic Grand Lodge of Hungary. (No AFM or AFAM, in case you were wondering…) It started with
I grew up in a place where Masonry was illegal – forbidden. It could have meant even jail time. Sometimes it was cautiously whispered that this great poet or that writer, philosopher or outstanding figure in history was a member of a lodge, without going into details what that meant. It made my young mind, curious – although there was no place where to turn for answers. Furthermore, I didn’t come from a family with the usual background to be a Mason.