Why the Inverted Cross is a Valid Satanic Symbol

Many Satanists will point out that the upside-down cross is “not a real Satanic symbol,” contra what popular culture seems to think. I can appreciate a number of reasons for this position. Nonetheless, I would argue that the inverted cross can be used as a legitimate symbol in Satanism. This entry explains my rationale.

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Is empathy Satanic? Part 1 of 3

The fourth tenet of the Tenebrous Creed identifies zeal, wisdom, honor, empathy and perseverance as foremost values for Satanists. But in what sense is empathy really a “Satanic” value? Part 1 of 3 discusses Genesis’ Serpent and Enoch’s fallen Watchers. Read the introduction to this series here.

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Magick vs. science in Tenebrous Satanism

Despite being of a tradition whose initiation protocol uses astrological symbolism, astrology is among several parts of the occult that I have no use for. How does one go about drawing such lines, though? For instance, how can one believe in “spirits,” yet be highly critical of certain other folks’ anti-scientific worldviews? This entry is about where I draw Tenebrous Satanism’s “science vs. magick” lines, and why…

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