There's a conspiracy theory that never quite goes away — sort of the ur–conspiracy theory — that the world is secretly controlled by a society of ingenious influencers like the Illuminati, the Lizard People, or the Freemasons. The thing about the last suspect on that list? There's a really good chance you're only a couple miles from a Freemason's lodge as we speak. So what is their purpose, really?
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Written by Reuben Westmaas August 3, 2018
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