Mainstream religions enjoy the privilege that they’re presumed to be authentic in some undefined way. But scratch the surface and the truth is not far down.
At the recent Ottawa Black Mass or elsewhere, all religions are heresy. How could they not be? Without our freedom to blaspheme, we wouldn’t be free at all.
“Yazidism has no conceptualization of an Evil Principle; indeed, they find the word ‘Satan’ so offensive that a taboo exists against pronouncing it, or even words that resemble it.” Much like the city of Scottsdale.
Might is not right; if anything, history has a magnifying effect on how often the mighty are wrong. And “Might is right” is a particularly mystifying—not to mention asinine—slogan for a Satanist.
In June the headline was, “Americans say we’re angrier than a generation ago.” My opinion: Americans a generation ago probably weren’t angry enough.