It is not a Religion However, it emphasises secularism by teaching respect for and tolerance towards all religions.
It is not a political party or organisation.
It reminds them of the filial affection one should always have for the Land of their birth, to remain loyal to the laws of the land which, for the time being, may be the place of their residence, or afford them protection.
It is not a secret society
- There is nothing secret or secretive about Freemasonry. Freemasonry does not conceal the time and place of its meeting nor does a member hide the fact of his membership.
- Like many other Societies it regards some of its internal affairs as private matters of concern only for its members.
- There is no secret about its aims & principles. Copies of its Constitutions and Rules can be obtained by interested members of the public from its offices.
It is not a social club
However, it provides the means of socialising among its members, which consists of a cross section of society drawn from all walks of life who meet on an equal · footing. It also involves the families of members on such social occasions.