Regular readers of this blog will know that, for the past couple of years or so, I have been an active member of the local chapter of The Satanic Temple (TST). I’ve enjoyed my involvement with the organization very much and don’t regret any time or effort spent on its behalf. I’ve become more and more aware of late, however, that my own Satanic values, principles, and purposes are now significantly diverging from those of TST. This divergence has become so pronounced that I can no longer continue as a member of the organization.
So as to clarify my organizational commitments and allegiances to my readership, I hereby announce my departure from TST. I wish the organization and those among my friends who will continue their association with it all the best in their on-going evolution during this time of painful transition.
I leave you with a quote from the first Dr. Who played by William Hartnell at the conclusion of the sixth episode of the original incarnation of the show: “Just go forward in all your beliefs and prove that I am not mistaken in mine.” May Satanism continue to flourish and diversify. And may we all continue to grow as Satanists.
Ave Satanas! Hail Satan!
Anno Diaboli LII