There is no one correct Baphomet, because Baphomet is all things that dull minds deem incorrect.
Urban myths about “human sacrifice” are a millennia-old trope that perpetuates xenophobia and paranoia about dangerous foreign interlopers.
A seasonal Satanic reminder that even those who don’t quite fit public expectations are still valid.
The name “Medusa” does not mean “monster” or “terrible” or anything else you might expect: It means “protector.”
Myths are exercises in power. The only question is, do they have power over you, or will you wield power over them?