(by Marc Horne, The Times, October 19, 2019)
Freemasons have suggested that one of their most venerated symbols has been hidden in plain sight at the very heart of the UK justice system.
A member of the Grand Lodge of Scotland has argued that the main chamber of the Supreme Court in London has been designed to resemble an “all-seeing eye” — a key Masonic emblem — when viewed from above.
A photograph purporting to show the arcane symbol was posted on the lodge’s official Facebook page. The organisation’s online editor wrote: “The image is a photograph of the main chamber of the UK’s Supreme Court taken from directly above. It is argued by the brother concerned that this is no less than a stylised representation of the All-Seeing Eye.”
They suggested that…