Satanism isn’t a unified body of beliefs. There are multiple views similar to Christianity. People give Satanism a bad name by sensationalizing. To this date the left hand and right hand paths still exist. The evil comes from the concept of exclusivity, that there is war or opposition. Their philosophy is not amoral, it is a more naturalistic morality. All the ‘wisdom’ is trying to show us balance.
“Spiritual Satanism is a life loving religion. Satan accepts us as we are, but guides us to advance ourselves to where we evolve to a higher level. Spiritual Satanists are free to live their lives as they choose.” www.joyofsatan.org
“There is a beast in man that needs to be excersised, not exorcised.” Anton LaVey
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