Satanic Principles

I compiled this list about a year ago. The two main Satanic groups in the US, The Church of Satan and The Satanic Temple, have their Eleven Satanic Rules and the Seven Tenets, respectively. Since Satanism is such an individualistic religion, I thought it would be beneficial to make a list of my own values […]

Voodoo In The Night

One of the many things I’m asked as a Satanist is, if I don’t believe in a literal Satan, why do I participate in ritual magick? Why perform a destruction ritual if you don’t believe anyone is going to be destroyed by it? What is Black Mass, if not devil worship? The thing is, ritual […]

The Ethics of Sex Magick

A couple friends who share my interest in the occult and I have discussed this on occasion. It’s a bit of an uncomfortable topic for them. They have the opinion that performing sex magick is tantamount to mind control or rape, and, as responsible practitioners, is off-limits. I won’t lie, I’ve performed sex rituals. I’ve […]

A Patriotic Nightmare

I hadn’t originally planned on writing a political post, but I had a disturbing dream the other morning. I’m not an expert on dream interpretation, but I think in this case it’s pretty clear what it means to me, and I feel it’s important to share. Usually my nightmares are supernatural in nature – being […]

How To Deal With Psychic Vampires

Anton LaVey defines a psychic vampire as a person who drains others of their energy. Everyone has dealt with psychic vampires at one point or another, and every one knows how badly it sucks. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with psychic vampires that can make the experience suck a little less. How to Recognize […]