August 29, 2019

The following is a guest post by Greg Stevens, formerly of The Satanic Temple’s National Council, now TST’s Director of Ministry:   A Satanist whose hobby or fetish is Satanism per se, is no more of a Satanist than one who, realizing the indulgence advocated by Satanism, accepts the Name. The difference between the man or woman who’s a practicing Satanist, from an identity Satanist is that the practicing Satanist looks at the picture, while the identity Satanist studies the… Read more

August 15, 2019

Satanic rituals are acts of creative expression. Consistent with the philosophical principles of self-determination and and anti-authoritarianism espoused by The Satanic Temple, our rituals are not dependent upon prescriptive dogmatic fidelity to rote ceremonies. Rather our rituals are often constructed for a particular moment in time, for enactment at particular events, and subject to the artistic preferences, additions, and revisions, of those who will participate in them, within the limits of their collective consent. Traditional “sacred” rituals, muttered verbatim, often… Read more

July 31, 2019

The True American Patriots, self-identified as such, see abject hypocrisy in those citizens of the United States who ungratefully criticize the Commander-in-Chief while daily benefiting from all that this great nation offers. Respect the office, if not the man, they say. Love it, or leave it. This attitude can persist with unwavering dedication throughout revelations of corruption, presidential ineptitude, and unlawful conduct, but it only ever applies to one political tribe. Should that another party’s candidate be elected into the… Read more

May 31, 2019

At a recent presentation of Hail Satan? The Satanic Temple-Arizona did a post-screening question and answer period featuring several members of the organization. The session was recorded and is now available on YouTube via The Horror Show Vlog. Read more

May 24, 2019

This is a guest post from David Corpus (Satanist, Arizona). David is a very engineering minded kind of person so (personally) I think this piece lacks a bit of narrative structure, but it does have a lot of good information in it that I hope you find useful. Read more

May 20, 2019

A member of The Satanic Temple-Colorado reflects on avoiding activism burnout and lists some tips on how sometimes taking a break to step back and relax a bit might be the most important thing you can do for yourself. Read more

May 13, 2019

Andrew Seidel from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) talks about his new book ‘The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American’ on this week’s Naked Diner Podcast.  Read more

May 8, 2019

As the founding president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD), Bennett Braun, faces his 12th malpractice allegation in Butte, Montana, journalists have begun to question the insular structure of the oversight boards that would allow somebody like Braun to continue practicing in one State, even after his license was suspended in another. A spokesperson for a patient’s advocacy group told the Montana Standard that the State medical boards are “made up of physicians and… Read more

May 6, 2019

Founding president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD), psychiatrist Bennett Braun, acquired infamy during the 1990s due to horrific claims of malpractice that led to the suspension of his license to practice. Today we learned that Braun is again being charged with malpractice leading to serious questions regarding the competence of the oversight boards that allow dangerous professionals to continue discredited practices even after provable harm has been well-established. You have probably never heard… Read more

April 25, 2019

Amazon Prime Video’s new teaser trailer for the upcoming mini-series Good Omens features a cadre of singing Satanic nuns and a cameo from Neil Gaiman. Read more

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