While most believe that Freemasonry symbols contain as many interpretations as possible facets of a broken mirror, [they cannot give vent to fanciful appreciations].
There is a framework, a guideline that makes each of them interact with the others to animate the whole. This interaction is like the multitude of parts that make up an apparatus, which taken separately serve no purpose, but which together operate the mechanism giving life to the object.
Masonic symbols are misunderstood, because they are interpreted in isolation and thus they reveal nothing, or very little. Masonic symbols are like the letters that form a word, which then form a sentence, then a text, and finally unveils the mysteries of the universe and the meaning of life.
The author entered Freemasonry in 2002 and worked at various rites in various denominations. Before being a speculative mason, he was an operational mason.