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Prophet 451

(9,796 posts)
78. Different kind of Satanist
Fri Nov 28, 2014, 02:11 AM
Nov 2014

Essentially, Satanists come in four flavours:
- LaVeyan Satanists are atheists who have a philosophy that's essentially Objectivism with neo-mystical bolt-ons. Called "Satanist" largely because Anton LaVey liked annoying Christians.

- The Temple of Set don't consider themselves Satanists but everyone else does. They don't worship but do revere Set as an example of "willed self-evolution". They have a very complicated philosophy that I confess I don't fully understand.

- Luciferian Satanists (that's me) do believe in Lucifer and do worship him. We see him as the righteous rebel against a tyrannical god. We're an experiential faith, meaning no holy book in the normal sense and no dogma (beyond the duty of each of us to make our world a better place). Each worshipers individual take on the faith is constructed through personal gnosis. We're the smallest of the three main branches and completely lacking any kind of organization.

- Finally, there are the punk kids. Diane Vera (an influential occult writer) calls them "Black Circle Boys" after the film of the same name. They're the ones who smash up graveyards, torture/kill animals and use our signs and symbolism without any understanding of the belief system that underpins it. The rest of us loathe them, for fairly obvious reasons.

7-2 remember those numbers. [View all] William769 Nov 2014 OP
I'll raise a glass to that Hekate Nov 2014 #1
... William769 Nov 2014 #3
Yep, the writing is on the wall. LAGC Nov 2014 #2
I pray for his death nightly Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #26
Tens of millions of americans agree 100% with every single disgusting pig fuck randys1 Nov 2014 #52
This is distasteful. SylviaD Nov 2014 #67
I'm a Luciferian Satanist n/t Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #74
Seriously? n/t SylviaD Nov 2014 #75
Yes, seriously Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #76
I thought Satanists were atheists who didn't really believe in "Lucifer"? n/t SylviaD Nov 2014 #77
Different kind of Satanist Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #78
Interesting! Please humor a few questions from an interested person. SylviaD Nov 2014 #79
No problem Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #80
Thank you for the information... SylviaD Nov 2014 #81
You're welcome Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #82
If Scalia dies two SCOTUS seats open up rpannier Nov 2014 #65
Aside from just being an inappropriate comment, Ms. Toad Nov 2014 #68
Yay, about time. uppityperson Nov 2014 #4
I would have loved to been a fly on the wall to have heard the two dissenters. William769 Nov 2014 #5
oh yeah uppityperson Nov 2014 #20
Great news! Behind the Aegis Nov 2014 #6
Yes it is my friend. William769 Nov 2014 #7
Great news! Gives us hope! Rhiannon12866 Nov 2014 #8
Hey there stranger! William769 Nov 2014 #9
Hello, my friend! Rhiannon12866 Nov 2014 #10
I am great! Hope you are the same. William769 Nov 2014 #13
So glad to hear that! Rhiannon12866 Nov 2014 #18
I'm sending good vibes your way. William769 Nov 2014 #19
Thanks so much! I can use all I can get, LOL. Rhiannon12866 Nov 2014 #22
Your furbaby is adorable! Prophet 451 Nov 2014 #27
Thanks so much! Rhiannon12866 Nov 2014 #72
Ah, my dear Rhiannon, forgive me for butting in on your conversation with William! CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2014 #25
Peggy! Rhiannon12866 Nov 2014 #73
Thank you leanforward Nov 2014 #70
I'll move on. Control-Z Nov 2014 #11
I'll share a drink with you. William769 Nov 2014 #14
DU rec... SidDithers Nov 2014 #12
Love that picture Sid. William769 Nov 2014 #15
Rec! progressoid Nov 2014 #16
... William769 Nov 2014 #17
Wonderful! Thanks for posting. I am thrilled that it was 7-2. It makes me feel nirvana555 Nov 2014 #21
I did wonder what you meant by those mysterious numbers, my dear William769... CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2014 #23
Wow, I hadn't heard about this! I feel so relieved! Thanks for the good news. freshwest Nov 2014 #24
K&R ReRe Nov 2014 #28
How the hell did I miss this thread for so long! sheshe2 Nov 2014 #29
Hey wait a minute. William769 Nov 2014 #37
:-) sheshe2 Nov 2014 #44
A-Mazing! Might well face it, William.. Cha Nov 2014 #30
Great! Thanks Cha. William769 Nov 2014 #39
That news is worth waking up in the middle of the night! brer cat Nov 2014 #31
~ sheshe2 Nov 2014 #32
~ sheshe2 Nov 2014 #33
The tide has definitely turned Egnever Nov 2014 #34
It is a very good thing davidpdx Nov 2014 #35
Thank you for the post. oldandhappy Nov 2014 #36
Just spreading the news. William769 Nov 2014 #42
SCOTUS!!!! bigwillq Nov 2014 #38
Agreed! William769 Nov 2014 #40
Excellent. I think it's over for the haters. MineralMan Nov 2014 #41
Agreed. William769 Nov 2014 #43
Wow! 7-2, that is absolutely wonderful! Spazito Nov 2014 #45
K&R TBF Nov 2014 #46
That's friggin Awesome! William769 Nov 2014 #48
I save the best emoticons TBF Nov 2014 #49
It's all over but the wing-nut screaming. Odin2005 Nov 2014 #47
K & R Iliyah Nov 2014 #50
One more kick as it is making me happy today uppityperson Nov 2014 #51
You realize dissenters do not have to sign onto the Petition to uphold for KS. So, we do not know if blkmusclmachine Nov 2014 #53
I am not following you, I am trying to understand what you are saying. William769 Nov 2014 #55
You are not. former9thward Nov 2014 #58
a lot of people gaining heaven05 Nov 2014 #54
Yay! Chellee Nov 2014 #56
This is good news. What case was this? nm rhett o rick Nov 2014 #57
The two had to be Scalia and Thomas... joeybee12 Nov 2014 #59
100th rec. Spitfire of ATJ Nov 2014 #60
k&r Starry Messenger Nov 2014 #61
Scalia and Thomas were the two? NewJeffCT Nov 2014 #62
Well, word around the blogosphere is that Kennedy is a firm vote for marriage freedom. longship Nov 2014 #63
Excellent and hopeful news William mcar Nov 2014 #64
I have friends who'd like to get married here in Michigan gollygee Nov 2014 #66
k and r. that is good news. may all those adults who wish to marry, be free to do so. niyad Nov 2014 #69
Know what else is shocking about 7-2? Roland99 Nov 2014 #71
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