The word “holy” means “complete.” But I’m not complete: I’m human. I’m a mess. I’m unholy. And I like it that way.
In its proper historical context, an idea like Hell could actually make a lot of sense. The fact that it doesn’t is on the people who invented it.
Thanksgiving is a strange expedition in our culture: Is it about genocide, New England cuisine, or political tensions in your family? That’s a lot of range.
Is Satanism a religion? Short answer: Yes. Longer answer: Yes, buuuut…it’s complicated. Turns out nobody knows what “religion” really means. And that can get scary for some.
Satan is a loser, in that he’s defined by having once lost. This does not make him strong in the traditional, toxic sense. Instead it makes him powerful.