Thought that I would get this out and blow the dust off and let everyone take another look. Hope you enjoy!
Our modern science owes a great bit of gratitude to Freemasonry and the Hermetic Arts. It was common throughout history, for any new scientific ideas to be censored or destroyed by the mainstream. We know today that this type of research is necessary for our advancement as a culture, but in ancient times it was frowned upon by the clergy and the monarchy. Organized Societies that had an interest in alchemical practices and the Hermetic Arts acted as safe havens for people with progressive ideas. Groups such as the Rosicrucian’s and the Royal Society were among these champions of science. People within these groups were experimenting with astronomy, physics, and alchemy, which was to become the basis for our modern chemistry. They allowed these people to express new ideas without the fear of being burnt at the stake!
In the excellent:The Shadow of Solomon by Laurence Gardner,the origins of…
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