Dear Satanists and Left-Hand-Path (LHP) people and the groups you form and mobilize, Since Halloween is a time for scary shit, I have something I need to discuss with you that scares me silly and, furthermore, provokes my deepest fears for the continued vibrancy and vitality of our little collective bundle of against-the-grain movements. This discussion … Continue reading Ancient Languages are Like Loaded Weapons: Never Use Them Unless You’ve Been Trained to Do So OR “Why Google Translate is NOT Your Friend”
One Sunday last August, my nuclear family decided to attend what was billed as a mindful parenting and meditation class at the local brick and mortar location of the international Brahma Kumaris (BK) religious movement. I had driven past the location every day for more than a year on my way to drop my oldest … Continue reading How Traditional Religions Ensure Their Tradition of Dominance over Individuals
On a bright summer Sunday morning a few months ago, the First Baptists of the Texas suburb where I make my home streamed into three different parking lots flanking their soaring modernist Church. Off-duty cops directing traffic stopped us for a white-haired, white-skinned couple to cross the street from overflow parking in the high school … Continue reading Brahma Kumaris: The Relatively New BK Religious Movement Peddling the Same Old BS Religious Mindfucks, a Personal Reflection
To continue the thinking about Satan and resistance developed in recent posts: A dirty little secret of mine is that I really enjoy electronic dance music (EDM). My wife doesn’t get my love for the style and tends to mock me for it somewhat, so I usually keep my appreciation of Kaskade, deadmou5, Zedd, and … Continue reading Between Resistance and Happiness: The Good Life of Simple Contentment
Preamble An article yesterday on the site Medium put me in mind yet again of the idea of Satan as the embodiment of a principle of Resistance or maybe just inertia in the sense of the tendency of the world to continue blithely on as it is, absent—indeed in spite of—the urgent guidance of your … Continue reading A Satanic 12 Step…in 13 Steps!