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This Woman Is Satan-Friendly
This interview is a bit different since Sophie is not a Member of the Church of Satan and hasn’t applied. Sophie lived in the United States for a year before moving back to Europe. Please remember that I am giving you her answers exactly as they are given, so any grammatical errors should be read in an adorable French accident.
I decided to showcase Sophie because she is an example of somebody who likes Anton LaVey’s teachings as spelled out in The Satanic Bible, but doesn’t agree with every aspect. This makes the person Satan-Friendly, at least in my eyes. They understand what we believe, they agree with most of it, but have decided not to go full Satan. This is great! I think there need to be more Satan-Friendly people in the world, as not everybody is a Satanist. Though, as Milton says on The Raising Hell Podcast, everybody can benefit from being more Satanic.
Buckle up, my darlings, for the latest in our long history of…
The Infernal Interviews
1) What did you think of The Church of Satan before becoming more acquainted with it?
I was lapsed Catholic till I was 17. My father had lung cancer. Me and my mother prayed a lot, but nothing.. It was very difficult for my mother, she became depressed, and sick. I lost her a year later…
I lived with my uncle and I asked many thing about God and why he let the world be destroyed.
I hated religions, I knew about the Fallen Angel and his story. Then, I was curious about people who are against religion and why. I discovered the Church of Satan, Anton Szandor LaVey, Peggy Nadramia, Peter H. Gilmore.
I read their interviews and I was like “Wtf they don’t believe in Satan but they are Satanists”. And I learn a lot. Religion is just a modern mythology, many rules are against our human nature, we have rapists, terrorists, and the others aren’t realists.
Finally, I don’t have to work harder to get the Satanic values, I’ve always felt them.
2) How often do you perform Ritual Magic?
I’ve never practiced magic, and I’m not interested.
3) How long did it take for you to send in your Membership Application?
I’ve never tried the Membership Application.
4) If you were taken into the future, what would you be the most excited to see?
I would like to see the Earth in the year 3000, how can be the world: like in Star Wars? Or a dictatorship? Or maybe destroyed?
5) Tell me about your Best Friend.
Her name is Julia, we are the same age, I know her since elementary school.
Funny thing, we have nothing in common, she doesn’t like rap, metal, horror movies, she hates video games, she is lesbian, I am bi, and she is blond lol We watch action movies, we like nightclubs, I learn many things from her, and she hopes to be a probationer.
I’ve always loved her, she is funny and always positive. I think we have the same personality, that’s why we are always together. When I lost my parents, she comes up to me everyday.
6) Do you have any projects you are currently working on?
Well, I’m studying psychology. I like to understand people, the brain, the personality. I would like to help people. We only live once! I’ll feel better.
7) What would you do if somebody stole your car but replaced it with a helicopter?
Ahah I’ll use it 2-3 times and I’ll sell it.
8) What’s your favorite movie?
Fast and Furious are my fav, but I can’t tell you if I prefer the 1st, the 3rd, the 6th etc.
9) What kind of toppings do you like on pizza
Spicy: chicken, pepper, chorizo, merguez sausage and cheese.
10) What would you like Non-Satanists to know about Satanists?
Great question. They must know that we are not evil, we are better than the majority of religious people. They may know why we are Satanists and our stories.
I feel like it is important for this blog to go beyond just Satanists, as I would like to get the perspective of those not in our world. I want their views on our tenants and ideas because I am curious about how I am viewed in the world. Just the other day somebody thought I was trying to be edgy for being with the Church of Satan, even though THEY were the ones who went searching for that information in order to throw it in my face. The mistake they made is in thinking that I am ashamed of being a Satanist. Nothing could be further from the truth.
There are a lot more Infernal Interviews coming, as well as some changes to the layout of the site… ya know, if I can figure it out.
Enjoy this stupendous spring day, my Sweet Satanist.