Some non-Satanists pose: If (most) Satanists don’t believe in the devil, what does “Hail Satan” even mean? The answer is all about you.
I care about Satanism, but not about everything to do with it. Some topics you couldn’t threaten me into minding. I choose sloth—and that’s empowering.
Durkheim said, “Religion is society worshiping itself.” Which if true means Satanism is not the religion of self-worship. That’s every religion.
You know the drill: Most Satanists don’t believe in a real Satan, good, yes. But what DO Satanists believe–and more importantly, why?
Is an inverted cross a Satanic symbol, or a Catholic one? The answer is…not important. What’s important is why we might like it in the first place.