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Oklahoma City Study Center
100 N University Dr Edmond, OK 73034
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How would our perceptions change if conspiracy theories were true?
Date: 9/23/2017 10:00:00 AM
Topic of Study: History
Presenter: Jill Jones
Synopsis: Believing a theory, especially when others don't, can alter our perception. As Freemasons, our quest for truth is often met with aversion to truth. How can our convictions to an idea change our daily lives?

Does an irrational number (Phi) govern structures in our objective universe?
Date: 10/28/2017 10:00:00 AM
Topic of Study: Philosophy
Presenter: Judith Champion
Synopsis: In the nineteenth century, geometry and Masonry were synonymous terms because geometry was the basis of Masonic terminology and symbolism. It reveals the beauty of creation through proportion, number, and relationships found in phenomenal forms. To the Greek philosophers and geometers Phi represented divine harmony and order. The forms and patterns manifesting from divine archetypes constitute sacred geometry. But is geometry just a system developed by ancient mathematicians or can we consider it be a living thing?

Is disillusionment a good thing?
Date: 12/30/2017 10:00:00 AM
Topic of Study: Behavioral Science
Presenter: Pamela McDown
Synopsis: While disillusionment is hardly the type of sentiment we want to embrace, it is part of our human experience. Disillusionment takes place when it becomes evident to us that what we once believed is not true. When this happens, it can be very traumatic and painful, not only psychologically but physically as well. A student may engage in certain studies for many years, consistently demonstrating commitment, selflessness and detachment, only to be confronted by the devastating sense that the work no longer has meaning and value. What are the causes of such psychological crisis? What are ways to deal with it? Can it bring us to a point of change and transformation? During this discussion we will consider how disillusionment plays a part in our lives and how Freemasonry relates to this question.

"A human being is a part of a whole, called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest ... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
Albert Einstien
Physicist
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