The Satanic Bible

The Satanic Bible

Paperback - 1969
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Called "The Black Pope" by many of his followers, Anton La Vey began the road to High Priesthood of the Church of Satan when he was only 16 years old and an organ player in a carnival:

"On Saturday night I would see men lusting after halfnaked girls dancing at the carnival, and on Sunday morning when I was playing the organ for tent-show evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these same men sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God to forgive them and purge them of carnal desires. And the next Saturday night they'd be back at The carnival or some other place of indulgence.

"I knew then that the Christian Church thrives on hypocrisy, and that man's carnal nature will out!"

From that time early in his life his path was clear. Finally, on the last night of April, 1966--Walpurgisnacht, the most important festival of the believers in witchcraft--LaVey shaved his head in the tradition of Ancient executioners and announced the formation of The Church Of Satan. He had seen the need for a church that would recapture man's body and his carnal desires as objects of celebration. "Since worship of fleshly things produces pleasure," he said, "there would then be a temple of glorious indulgence . . ."

Publisher: New York : Avon, c1969.
ISBN: 9780380015399
0380015390
Branch Call Number: BF1550 .L3 1977
133.422
Characteristics: 272 p. ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wolfe, Burton H.

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CrazyChris87
May 01, 2017

I read this, and realized this is what I am and have been my entire life..

Based on individualism...

You are your own god, Satan is a symbol... not an entity...

I've been diagnosed as a sociopath by many psychologists and therapists... and I live life without doubts and regrets...
Don't say I am not, because I am... and I found myself in this book...

Do what suits you best, and don't let "God" put limits on your life...
Live according to what you want to do, and accept society's punishment... but be free within yourself to know what you did was not wrong... Only if it hurts you, and you truly believe it does it is wrong...

That is what this book is all about.

If people tell you that you are wrong and make you feel bad, don't... Because you can hurt them back for "hurting" your feelings...

Stay on top...

Play the game.

Again...

Live according to your own rules... play your own game...

You Are Your Own God.

I personally enjoy manipulating Chritians, because they are weak, and giving... pawns to my own game...
You belong to no one. Remember that.

(Taboos according to the world are not wrong...

Sex, lusting over "abnormal" sexual functions... For example. And if Blood Lust is your thing, go for it.)

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thelittleblackbird
Dec 15, 2016

A thorough explanation to modern Satanism. Not a religion dedicated to the worship of a deity, but rather to one's self.

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etanielian
May 05, 2014

if you have read this book you would know that satanism is an atheistic belief, they see satan as a symbol, not an actual entity in which to worship.

HAIL SATAN!

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Mar 22, 2018

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