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Church of Satan FAQ
18. DRUG ABUSE
A. Doesn’t the Church of Satan endorse all kinds of hedonism, including drug use?
No. The Church of Satan’s philosophy is Epicurean, not hedonistic. For us a balanced and controlled seeking of pleasures is our goal—indulgence, not compulsion, as would be the case under hedonism. For a detailed explanation of our policy about drug use, please read this essay.