The Free Masons is still alive and well. Now the Free Masons are mostly men. The Free Masons are not far as secretive anymore. In Washington their meetings are just as secretive as any other fraternities. The group is now mostly liberals.
The Free Masons main purpose is to "Make better men out of good men." Some of the thing the Free Masons practice are... The principles of personal responsibility and righteousness Understanding of and feeling for Freemasonry's character How to put these lessons into practice in their daily life
The free masons originated in London. They were formed during the middle ages. They have always been known as a "secret" organization. They also have very secretive gatherings. George Washington was also known to be part of the Free Masons, along with alot of other well known politicians.
The Free Masons believe in the Gods of, Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism. The bible says you will go to Heaven through Jesus. However, the Free Masons believe that you can go to Heaven through good deeds in the world and they completely ignore what the Bible says.