Recently, a special task force from the Masonic Information Center (MIC), part of the Masonic Service Association published a paper called "It's About Time! Moving Masonry into the 21st Century" This paper is different and important. It's the first paper I've read in a long time that takes a truly critical look at the problems of our fraternity without a partisan position. It dovetails nicely with the goals here at X-Oriente, so we're going to take an in-depth look at the paper in its entirety. This will probably be a 3-part series. Also did you miss the Secrets of the Freemasons that aired this week on the National Geographic Channel? Well you didn't miss much. More on that too.
00:00 Intro (segment from Secrets of the Freemasons)
01:10 Why Secrets of the Freemasons kinda sucked. There were a few bright spots though!
05:35 Shoutout to Naval Lodge No. 4 in Washington, DC and Frontier Lodge in Stillwater, Oklahoma
05:56 Intro to the paper
08:35 Part 1 of It's About Time!
Theme music by Charlie Crowe
Music of the Spheres by Music of the Spheres, available at Magnatune.com
Outro: Joy, by Charlie Crowe