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The Masonic Philosophical Society seeks to recapture the spirit of the Renaissance that brought mankind so many scientific, artistic, and philosophical advancements without seeking to destroy spiritual pursuits.

While the progress of the Renaissance, of the 14th century, can be largely attributed to newly available literature and methods for wide distribution of information The Masonic Philosophical Society recognizes a new challenge in our modern world. Access to information has never been greater. However, the sheer volume of data accessible to mankind can be daunting without the aid of a curriculum or a guide.

The Masonic Philosophical Society embraces the concept of learning not for school, but for life, and believes that all men, who seek it, deserve accessible continued education. We further embrace the concept of a community environment, where ideas can be shared and debated in an open forum. From the seven liberal arts to the arcane, we seek to gain and to share the knowledge that is the legacy of mankind.

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Minnesota
Should the Government Punish Colin Kaepernick’s Anti-Patriotism?
Are the Concepts of Equality and Capitalism Irrevocably at Odds with Each Other?
Is the rigidness of the Scientific Method a barrier to Free Thinking?
Are modern cultural, scientific, and spiritual advances helping to advance our perspective of what is good?
Is it possible that people can believe in illusion and accept it as reality?
Does evolution deny the existence of God or prove his ability as a creator?
Is Freemasonry primarily devotional or intellectual?
Florida
Are we ready to interact in a multiracial community?
Is there free will in religion?
Arkansas
Is it wise to pursue artificial intelligence?
Are the ethical ramifications of eugenics so great that they may outweigh our pursuit to "build a better human?"
Does Masonry share a deeper link with Catholicism?
Are the Emerald Tablets still relevant to modern society?
Other Countries
¿Qué relación existe entre los Dioses de Egipto y la Masonería?
¿Qué es ese poder absoluto que dispone de nosotros, que nos pone un límite, que finiquita nuestra existencia?
¿Cómo aborda la Masonería la Teología, que es el estudio de lo Divino?
A Antiga Mitologia ainda exerce influência na atualidade?
A Antiga Mitologia ainda exerce influência na atualidade?
É importante a prática da reflexão diária?
É importante a prática da reflexão diária?
A Transformação do Indivíduo pode despertar a Transformação do Mundo?
A Transformação do Indivíduo pode despertar a Transformação do Mundo?
Es la Masonería una escuela de pensamiento?
Es la muerte a su vez un nacimiento? El simbolismo de la muerte entre profanos y masones.
¿Qué es la consciencia? ¿Cuál es la esencia de la consciencia, de esa chispa que hace que nosotros seamos quienes somos y como se relaciona con la Masonería?
Casualidad o Causalidad?
O Pequeno Príncipe de Saint-Exupery
É importante a prática da reflexão diária?
Ohio
Does genetic determinism rule our lives?
How can we read literature to understand it in a new light and use it in our Masonic journey?
Why and how do we celebrate the Winter Solstice?
How do Rewards and Punishments Affect our Behavior?
How is Masonry an alchemical process?
Colorado
Interactive art: tool for personal change or playful ruse?
Is the evolution of language an indication of the evolution of man?
The U.S. Electoral College: Effective System or Outdated Paradigm?
Should certain books be banned from the public?
Does the Bible have hidden or esoteric messages within its text?
Will crypto currency save humanity from greed and corruption?
What is art and does it have inherent meaning?
Is ‘natural healing’ just a placebo, or is there actual science behind this ‘movement.’
Texas
How can we use historical astrology to understand historical events and illuminate our current political landscape?
Why does Le Petit Prince so connect with people that it can be read in over 300 languages and dialects from around the world?
Does the evolution of art over the centuries reflect the evolution of human consciousness?
Is Anarchy the future of government?
Is language a bridge from the unreal to the real, or is the real unattainable through language?
Is the worldview that the universe is Mental (or Spiritual) rather than Physical relevant today?
What is Esotericism?
Popular Biblical Beliefs: What do you believe and why?
Utah
Why do we search for happiness?
Why did Leonardo da Vinci leave so much unfinished?
Can the scientific method be used to answer moral questions?
What can we learn from our Saturn Return?
Can we understand ourselves by claiming the stars?
How can Aboriginal Songlines change the way we think?
Connecticut
What would be the Ideal way of organizing the world?
What does it mean when we speak of self-discipline?
Washington
Is chaos a good thing?
Does Freemasonry really have anything to do with the Ancient Mysteries?
Who are we really?
What is the true meaning of The Word?
Massachusetts
What is the Nature of Man according to Plato?
Is a robot more noble than a human?
How do we make tough decision?
Oklahoma
Is disillusionment a good thing?
California
Does “Love” have a Language?
Does the limit of individual life span help ensure our long term survival?
Are there esoteric lessons to be gleamed from the progressive science of Mathematics?
Is the Scientific Method obsolete?
Cause and effect: Are we all masters of our tomorrows?
Is There a Connection Between Intuition and Wisdom?
Is it possible to clone the hearts of exceptional people to bring more Light into the world?
Dystopian Societies: How close to reality are they?
Memory is essential for full participation in our society, but does memory come at a cost?
Are the Mystery School teachings still valid today and how does Freemasonry put these teachings into practice?
Michigan
Is Astrotheology the foundation of all world religion?
What is the nature of the world, its relation to the divine, and the role of humanity?
What is Man?
What is the purpose of esoteric organizations and Freemasonry in particular?
Kansas
Does rational thought have a limit?
What is the difference between the Jewish and Christian Old Testament?
New York
We are what we eat, can we heal ourselves with the proper diet?
Is there a secret to success?
American Gods: Can Old Gods Thrive in a Modern World?
Illinois
The Art of Impressionism: Is progress dependent upon breaking established thought patterns?
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"If you don't get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don't want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can't hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality."
Socrates
Greek Philosopher

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