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Good guide to self-directed pyschodramatic therapy,
Rezension bezieht sich auf: Satanic Bible (Taschenbuch)
Regardless of whether or not you are religiously inclined, or do or do not believe in the literal existence of Satan, if you are an intelligent person you will almost certainly believe that most of "The Black Pope's" philosophical arguments make perfect sense once you read this most entertaining book. As for the rituals, there is very little herein that one can not find in any treatise on the Gardnerian variety of witchcraft (known as Wicca to us moderns). My biggest problem with LaVey is that he attacks the Wiccans for being "white light" and Christian influenced when he himself can not break free of the Judeo-Christian traditions he claims to despise: why not call Pan by his own name instead of Satan's? Why drag in a lot of biblical devil names when the list of indiginous European deity names serve the purpose so much better? Was LaVey a true pagan or just a rebellious Christian? Makes me wonder... The rituals do not differ that much from the standard Wiccan rites (sword, chalice, altar, pentacle, candles, the quarters and elements, the eight standard witchcraft holidays on which to preform rites, invocations, lust/destruction/compassion visualizations, burning messages to be sent into the aether, etc.). I must admit, I could do without all of the Enochian Key nonsense. If you are into ceremonial magic and mind-cleansing psychodrama, AND REALLY FEEL THE NEED TO BUG YOUR PIOUS CHRISTIAN FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, AND FAMILY, then buy this book and take it to heart. If the first two of these apply to you (and not the third), then just buy this book for entertainment and knowledge. I suppose the rituals in the SB are a good way to relieve stress and to motivate yourself to action, if you're comfortable with (and entertained by) all of the satanic imagery. Otherwise, look into Wicca.