The rule has always been the same: No assholes, no Trump voters, no Nazis. The “tolerance paradox” is not actually a paradox at all.
Poet, artist, and possible madman William Blake was a visionary of the Romantic Satanist movement, but does that make him a Satanist in the modern sense?
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.
Knowingly or not, cops with a fetish for Marvel Comics’ the Punisher are doing what Satanists have done for centuries. They’re just doing it wrong.