Feel the Burn
The name “Medusa” does not mean “monster” or “terrible” or anything else you might expect: It means “protector.”
“Talk of the devil and he’s at your elbow.” This discourages talking about the devil…which is defeated by the popularity of the proverb.
Myths are exercises in power. The only question is, do they have power over you, or will you wield power over them?
“Bible” is a word that attempts to communicate authority–basically a way of padding your book’s resume. I prefer to trust non-Bibles.
Since Satan isn’t real, we’ve never much cared whether media depict him as “good” or “evil”; not like he’s going to mind. But that may change.
As a kid reading Bradbury, I worried my elders might take away my monsters. As an adult, I see that some “monsters” are people—and need us.
Most Satanists know that the widely recognized symbol spells “Leviathan” in Hebrew. But why those letters? Why that language?
Remember to leave a wishbone on the threshold once a month, as that’s the most effective way to ward off superstition.
We get a lot of messages these days, some of them very insightful, sincere, exciting, informative, encouraging, or constructive. We also got these ones.
No Bible story, ancient scripture, or canonical myth calls the devil a “fallen angel” in so many words. So why do people believe it?