the satanic temple

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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

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Third Side Intelligence: Missouri Abortions The Satanic Temple is self-acknowledged satire and an activist group, which pretends to be a religion when it suits their ends. They do not reflect the philosophy of Satanism. An ongoing case in Missouri has received publicity wherein activists masquerading as Satanists are involved in a lawsuit regarding currently mandated pre-abortion procedures. As our organization, founded in 1966, defined for the world the meaning of Satanism as a religion and philosophical point of view, we’ve been asked by journalists for a statement. Here is some food for thought. We Satanist citizens of the United States uphold […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Full Disclosure: On the internet, there’s a sucker born every millisecond Schadenfreude. Most people today know this—the feeling evoked when watching someone make a fool out of themselves while just sitting back to watch the whole thing play out as it’s so amusing. We the audience know there’s a trap, but the fall guy walks right into it. That’s why shows like Candid Camera were so popular in their day, and why clips from similar Japanese prank shows rack up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube. It’s harmless fun and everyone laughs at the end about how silly the […]