Tag Archives: Satanism

Another definition for charismatic turns out to be “bat-sh*t crazy”

When I think of charismatic, I still think of the traditional description of people who have that certain je ne sais quoi, that thing that makes them draw others toward them like flies to honey. Then I’m reminded of the … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness Issues, culture, In the Media | Tagged , , , , , ,

Satanists to exorcise God

I love the idea of this. Too bad Satan and God are human constructs, but whatever. Whatever generates some attention to the need to be rid of gods, I’m game. Sadly, they’re doing this in Oklahoma City. According to James … Continue reading

Posted in religiosity | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

When journalists cater to sensationalism…

I’m not a journalist, nor did I ever have much interest in it save for lack of other ideas during career days in junior high. Still, I did go to university (Sociology degree, btw) and can be something of a … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , ,

What is it like to see demons everywhere?

A book was recently published about a professional exorcist. Fr. Gabriele Amorth works in Rome and claims awareness of satanic sects working in the Vatican. The book, “Father Amorth. Memoirs of an Exorcist. My life fighting against Satan.” was written … Continue reading

Posted in books, funny business, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Friday Night Frights (One Minion visits the Horror Hotel!)

The dark case compelled her, almost as if she were under a spell. She noticed how the photocopied cover managed to look cheap, yet darkly sinister. She look around discreetly but noticed no eyes upon her, so closed her own … Continue reading

Posted in movies, myths and folktales, religiosity | Tagged , , , , ,

Was John Lennon a Satanist?

Probably not, but apparently there’s thought he may have sold his soul to make the Beatles popular. Margaret C. Galitzin believes this is possible and gives a good review to The Lennon Prophesy: a new examination of the death clues … Continue reading

Posted in books, religiosity, reviews, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The One Minion Search Party, volume 7

I’m almost alarmed by how many people are looking for proof that Helen Keller was a satanist. I don’t know when this SpiritWatch article was published, but it has a nice rundown on the flaws surrounding satanic accusations. Even though … Continue reading

Posted in myths and folktales, Search Parties | Tagged , , , ,

Which is the right religion for you?

Sounds like a quiz that will provide a few moments of amusement. Statement 9 is an interesting one. The right man is the one who follows rites and customs of his culture. I don’t particularly think that the way many … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, quizzes and tests, religiosity | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Counterknowledge is counter-productive

For a thin little book, Damian Thompson stuffed a lot of fascinating things into Counterknowledge. I’ll have to do a series of posts to do it proper justice. The point of the book is to illustrate the flawed and faked … Continue reading

Posted in books, religiosity, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How can Helen Keller be a Satanist?

This Signs of Satan thing I found on plime.com just now amuses the hell out of me. If you think Miss Keller’s hand sign is just a coincidence, then you are truly gullible. If you were deaf, and wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in religiosity, Why in the world? | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments