At the heart of that word “semantics” we find a question: Why do we do all of this? What, at the end of the day, does Satanism MEAN?
We create Modern Satanism: Our practice is what we’re doing, our doctrine is what we know. That also means we teach it to ourselves: There’s nobody else.
Can you outlaw a religion–Satanism, Santeria, Voudon?–in the US, religious freedom notwithstanding? According to the Supreme Court…it depends?
The movie that catapulted Satan (and Satanism) into the public eye, about a modern housewife menaced by conspiracy and evil.
“I be the witch of the wood.”