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You'll never touch God's hand You'll never taste God's breath Because you'll never see the second coming Life's too short to be focused on insanity I've seen the ways of God I'll take the devil any day Hail Satan~ Slayer~
Satan's hand begins the end And frees the world forever Gomorrah's dream to live in sin Has reached its critical mass Man himself has become God And laughs at his destruction In which we trust a secret government Is now in total collapse~ Slayer~ World Painted Blood.
The natural world is a world of war; the natural man is a warrior; the natural law is tooth and claw. All else is error. A condition of combat everywhere exists. We are born into perpetual conflict. It is our inheritance, even as it was the heritage of previous generations. This 'condition of combat' may be disguised with the holy phrases of St. Francis, or the soft deceitful doctrines of a Kropotkin or Tolstoi, but it cannot be eventually evaded by any human being or any tribe of human beings. It is there and it stays there, and each man (whether he will or not) has to reckon with it. It rules all things; it governs all things; it reigns over all things and it decides all who imagine policemanized populations, internationally regulated tranquillity, and State organized industrialism so joyful, blessed and divine.
Behold the crucifix, what does it symbolize? Pallid incompetence hanging on a tree.
originally posted by: JohnFisher
a reply to: Tiamat384
Well, Satan isn't believed in by practicing Satanists of the church of Satan, but they certainly do not hold a monopoly on the term "Satanist". They do worship Satan. They may not realize or admit it, but that's precisely what they do. In essence they worship everything they feel he embodies, and then they don't believe in his existence. Satan loves it when someone doesn't believe he exists. His "job" becomes much easier under those circumstances.
originally posted by: Tiamat384
No I am exhausted. Arent you kind. Provide a link for your source. Not that I dont trust you, but....no thats it.
originally posted by: DisinfoCom
The biggest take-away from what Satanism really is, is that Satanists do not worship Satan. They don't even believe he exists. Satan is used more as a symbol of Satanists' place outside of the boundaries of traditional religion, their rebellion against rigidity, and their distaste for the supernatural. In fact, Satanists largely believe that religion can and should be separated from supernatural beliefs, as a religion should provide the framework for how to live a moral life with community and culture divorced from traditional superstitions. Their faith is in the tangible world, a materialistic view rooted in science and critical thinking. According to the Satanic Temple: