If ranchers want to know who’s really behind “cattle mutilations,” fine. The real culprits are quite obvious: It’s not Satanists. It’s the ranchers.
Calling conspiracists like Jon Voight stupid doesn’t change their minds. But what if I don’t want to change minds? What if I just want to say what’s true?
Through stories like the Satan myth, we can confront our own falliblity. If we don’t, then we condemn ourselves to the one true Hell: denialism.
The Temple of the Vampire says it’s “the only organization that represents the true vampire religion.” We wouldn’t know how to begin debunking that,
Why did old world builders decorate their most holy buildings with gargoyles and other Satanic images of leering devils? Simply, because we love them.
Science tells us that people who believe irrational things are not necessarily stupid. But just for the hell of it, let’s give that idea some air anyway.