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#10 Can Literature Be Canon If It’s Not Sacred Or Literal?

Can Literature Be Canon If It’s Not Sacred Or Literal? Under the page “Learn,” The Satanic Temple’s website lists Canon literature as well as The Satanic Temple Library- Further Reading, which is a suggested reading list that includes primary reading, sections on Literary Satanism, History of Satanism, Satanism Today, and related topics as well as books regarding theocracy. The Satanic…

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Posted in Religion & Philosophy Series Sin-Positive

#8 The “Sin Positive,” Series: 7 Deadly Sins and the 7 (14?) Heavenly/Holy virtues.

The language of ideas constantly changes and adapts to help us understand the world around us. Labels become more or less useful. For example, modern, romantic Satanism is sometimes described as a careful dance of both hedonism and altruism. “Sin Positive,” is one of those fun phrases that is both self explanatory and open ended enough to prompt a discussion…

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#5 Book Review: The Revolt Of The Angels (1914) by Anatole France

This morning I am at my day job, unable to focus yet, because last night I finally finished what will now be known as my favorite book. It took me a considerable time to finish the book, which I first received at the end of May 2018, as a birthday gift. I read about ¾ of the way through it,…

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#3. Is Modern Satanism Anti-Theistic, or Anti-Christian?

Why Satanism? Aren’t you just anti-Christian or Atheist? I point you right away to an article that helped me to understand and formulate my own thoughts on this topic, on For Infernal Use Only called Why I’m a Satanist in Our Abrahamic Cultural Mythology  One of the first steps that I took to recognize that difference between being anti-theism or anti-Christianity,…

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#2. Understanding Non-theistic Religion: A Summary

“Satanism isn’t a real religion because Satan isn’t real.” “If you don’t believe in Satan, what do you believe in?” “Atheists can’t have religion, that makes no sense.” “Satanism is just a prank, mocking Christianity.” These are all things that I hear and see from the general public whenever I, or someone else, discusses the personal identity of Satanism. As…

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