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Santa Cruz Study Center
828 N Branciforte Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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When is secrecy a valuable tool and when is it detrimental?
Date: 10/28/2018 2:30:00 PM
Topic of Study: Behavioral Science
Presenter: Karen Phelps
Synopsis: We all love a good mystery and we don’t want others to spoil the ending for us. All religions have teachings appropriate for common man and a hidden esoteric side for the serious student. In this study group we will discuss whether there are benefits to secrecy in spiritual disciplines such as Freemasonry as well as in private industry, world governments and our personal relationships. We will also examine if secrecy can harm the evolutionary progress of mankind when it is based on fear or selfish aims.

What Hidden Mathematics Can Be Found in Sacred Texts and Ancient Myths?
Date: 11/25/2018 2:30:00 PM
Topic of Study: Esotericism
Presenter: Scott Young
Synopsis: The dimensions of the molten sea in Solomons temple suggest how to calculate Pi. The 153 fish in John 21 is related to the ratio for the Vesica Pisces. The Osirian cycle myth offers clues to the creation of the solar calendar. Were important and useful mathematical concepts hidden in these writings with meaning only to the initiated? How does Masonry help discover the hidden meaning of things?

Hiram MPS is dark in December. No Meeting.
Date: 12/16/2018 2:30:00 PM
Topic of Study: History
Presenter: Not Applicable
Synopsis: No Meeting.

"A human being is a part of a whole, called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest ... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty."
Albert Einstien
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