The Devil in the Details

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The Devil in the Details

The Devil in the Details: Episode 22 The Hampstead Hoax

On this latest episode, the Satanic Skeptic examines a hoaxed (aren’t they all?) case of Satanic Ritual Abuse that went viral after video interviews of police and several children, along with a list of 175 alleged cultists, went online. The hoaxers fled the country, but the story didn’t stop there… Click here to listen.

The Devil in the Details

Skeptical Inquirer: The Devil in the Details – As Scotland Contemplates Pardoning ‘Witches,’ Eleven Accused of Ritual Abuse in Glasgow by JD Sword

In the latest article for his Skeptical Inquirer column, The Devil in the Details, JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, discusses a recent court case in Glasgow in which eleven people have been accused of ritual abuse. How does this case relate to similar cases from the Satanic Panic? As Scotland Contemplates Pardoning ‘Witches,’ Eleven Accused of Ritual Abuse in Glasgow by JD Sword

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The Devil in the Details: “Satanic Skeptic” JD Sword on Ritual Magic and The Genealogical Adam and Eve

On the latest full episode of his podcast, The Devil in the Details, the “Satanic Skeptic” JD Sword examines ritual magic; specifically, the question of whether or not there is reason to believe ritual magic works by way of human will influencing the physical world, or, does ritual magic work on the individual as self-transformative psychodrama? Sword provides a review of several parapsychological works and research as well as the scientific objections to psi phenomena, offering his own opinion and inviting listeners to draw their own conclusions. Listen on Apple Podcasts On this mini episode, the Satanic Skeptic reviews the […]

The Devil in the Details

‎The Devil in the Details: Episode 12 – The Satanic Temple

On the latest episode of his podcast The Devil in the Details, the “Satanic Skeptic” JD Sword examines The Satanic Temple, discussing the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of their trolling strategies as well as pulling the curtain back on the origins and goings on behind-the-scenes of the organization. Sword ultimately makes the case defending the Church of Satan as the only legitimate body defining and defending the religion of Satanism, and hopes that his fellow skeptics who have until now supported TST for their Christian antagonizing, reconsider. To listen, click the links: Apple Podcasts Spotify