8 myths about the Freemasons
Published on September 16th, 2009 | by Admin2
Likewise, the all-seeing eye saw its way to the Great Seal—and the U.S. dollar bill—by way of artist Pierre Du Simitiere, a non-Mason.
The eye represents divine guidance of the U.S. ship of state, or as Secretary of the U.S. Congress Charles Thompson put it in 1782, it alludes “to the many signal interpositions of providence in favour of the American cause.”
There was one known Mason on the committee to design the seal, Benjamin Franklin. His proposed design was eyeless, and rejected.