Satanist Swati Runi Goyal’s shirt didn’t really offend an American Airlines crew. Goyal is what they don’t like, and the shirt is just what tipped them off.
When they ask “Why Satan?” what they mean is, “If none of my damaging assumptions about Satanism were true, then why are you a Satanist?” Absurd.
Do Modern Satanists like TST Houston really “desecrate” the Catholic host? Probably not. A better question is: Would it matter?
As southern culinary families go, serial gay bashers Chick-Fil-A were neck and neck with the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Now the chickens come home to roost.
“The greatest representative of autonomy is Satan,” say dismal anti-abortion kooks at “Created Equal.” I might put that quote on my business cards.
The face of Modern Satanism is most often as an adversary. But it’s the nature of words, ideas, people, and, yes, religions, to rarely be just one thing.