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i'm going to try asking nicely

To: alt.pagan.magick,alt.religion.wicca,talk.religion.newage,alt.antichristnet,alt.magick,alt.magick.tyagi,alt.pagan,alt.satanism,alt.satannet
Subject: i'm going to try asking nicely
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 1997 03:38:08 -0700


do me a favor.

whenever any christian comes talking about satan and hell and damnation,
and grouping them together as if they were related or whatever, do me
a favor and don't say: "we don't believe in your devil, your satan, the
christian god or devil, or anything which uses the term satan or devil"
because some of us who have a different deity by the same name are real
sensitive and we think it sounds like you're saying our deity is somehow
theirs or enemies with their god or something to that effect. we prefer
you say something like "hey, we have friends who are satanists, and they
don't speak at all like you do about hell and damnation, or that he is
at odds with jesus over some casting of demons a long time ago which satan
felt he should have dominated being he was an angelic being and not part
human like jesus was." what they say is totally different about having
self-worth and worship their satan in their day to day actions with full
abandonment and not with reservation like the xians worship their god, 
who have to be with their friends in order to act righteous, but when
they hang out with the nonbelievers they are the first to head into
excess and perversion.

a satanist needs only her/himself--and has nothing to prove to no one.

and we don't appreciate you talking about satan as if only the xians
had a monopoly on what the word means, they are totally wrong, don't
fall into their trap, and take their side in discrediting him.

thank you,


ps: you wouldn't like it if we said the Lord and Lady are figments
    of a christian's imagination.


   It is always easier to put others down than to set an example of beauty
   and honor.  I imagine that what I take to be a 'miscreant' or 'waste of
   human meat' today may tomorrow surprise me as part of the next infusion
   of Satanic genius.  Appearances are too easily deceiving.       --TOKUS      

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