Naturally the ritual of initiation is the most important, as it is the most elaborate, of any Lodge ceremonial. It is designed to instruct and inspire the initiate; and in an appropriate setting, to secure his or her assumption of the solemn and binding obligation of membership. It is conducted throughout with dignity and decorum. It is wholly devoid of any feature which will embarrass or annoy the candidate, or subject him or her to ridicule or to any discomfort, physical or mental.


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Fact No. 16:   From 1950 to 1952 the members of the B.P.O.E. supplied 600,000 pints of blood for GIs in Korea.


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Fact No. 64:   In the 1960's and 1970's, scientists conducted experiments on how different forms of music affected plant development.  They found that plants exposed to classical music responded most favorably with lush and abundant growth and good root development.  Jazz music produced a slight increase in growth.