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George Noory welcomed investigative mythologist William Henry, who discussed his latest research into the esoteric symbolism of the US Capitol and what it reveals about the intentions of the founding fathers. Describing the insights he has gained from his investigation, Henry said, "when you start to look into this and you peel back the layers of the symbolism of the Capitol, you're like 'wait a minute, what is going on here?'" According to him, the symbolism found in the Capitol Building suggests that it is both the center of our federal government and an esoteric temple (see images). While such a concept may sound arcane to some, Henry pointed out that throughout history the building has been referred to as a "temple" by prominent statesmen, dating back to when it was first being built all the way up to contemporary times. He also listed a litany of features which "unquestionably identify it as a temple," including "stone construction, an underground entrance, chapels ... closed doors, private members, and an orientation to the sun." Based on his research, Henry surmised that the ultimate purpose of the Capitol as a temple is to deify George Washington. He presented many clues which led him to this conclusion, most notably the striking similarities between a fresco of Washington on the ceiling of the Capitol dome and traditional depictions of Jesus. "The message is crystal clear," he said, "George Washington is the American Christ ... and this is his temple." Rather ...