By Jean Ousset
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Have they opposed doctrine with doctrine, ideal with ideal? Have they had the courage to range Catholic thought against the thought of the Revolution? No! They funked it. ” So long as the notion of efficacy – profound and durable – is not linked in our minds with the notion of Truth, so long as we think it better to leave Truth on one side, founding our hopes on lies and force, we shall have lost any right to be pitied for our chronic impotence and sterility. In these circumstances, how can we possibly hold that the chance outcome of a sudden coup would suffice to restore society to where it was before it had been undermined by Subversion?
Although the Masonic and occult tradition existed long before the known “foundation” of Freemasonry, it is regarded as an historical fact that Freemasonry was established on a settled basis on June 24, 1717 when the Grand Lodge of England was founded at the Goose and Gridiron in St. Paul’s Churchyard, London. Antony Sayer was elected the first 38 Jean Ousset Grand Master. 6. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832). Celebrated German poet, whose most well-known work is Faust, in two parts that date respectively from 1808 and 1833.
Its action has never ceased to open the way towards a State totalitarianism which every day becomes more and more tyrannical. Everyone must be aware of innumerable examples of this. So we come to the advice given by Joseph de Maistre concerning counter-revolution. “It must be and do the opposite of what the Revolution is and does. It ought not to be an opposite sort of revolution. ” This should suffice to dispense us from the need to insist further that an opposition in the order of ends must forbid the employment of the same kind of action, in the order of the means.