Reform Freemasonry?

A Question for the Future of Freemasony


Richard A. Graeter


Copyright ©2007, 2014 by Richard A. Graeter

All rights reserved.

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1st Publication – November 30, 2007
1st Revised Publication – March 18, 2008
2nd Revised Publication – August 31, 2010
3rd Revised Publication – December 21, 2014

Notice! This paper is not sponsored by nor affiliated with any lodge or grand lodge.
All opinions expressed herein are strictly those of the author.

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Table of Contents

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Front Matter

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Three Voices

What Are We Trying to Save?

It's About Time!

Voting With Their Feet

Three Voices

How to Preserve and Stimulate Freemasonry

Preserve the Core


Stimulate Progress

Preserve & Stimulate

How to Build a Cult-Like Culture

Tell an Inspiring Story
A Culture of Identity

 Organizational Structure 

Cult-Like CUlture

The Role of Grand Lodges

How Grand Lodges can support and build Freemasonry

Grand Lodges

Orbiting the Giant Hairball

How to orbit the giant hairball of bureaucracy. 

The Giant Hairball

The Pyramid and the Plum Tree

A Fable

Plant a Tree