Masonry Is Not
It does not solicit members.
It is not an insurance or benefit society.
It is neither a religion nor creed, nor a religious order.
It is not a charity organization but makes charity a duty.
It is not organized for profit.
It dictates to no man as to his beliefs, either religious or secular.
It seeks no advantage for its members through business or politics.
It is not a forum for discussion of religion, politics or other partisan affairs.
It is not a secret society as it does not conceal its existence or purposes.