Friday, November 04, 2005

my outline-it looks kinda funky

1. Introduction
1. open with a brief history of pagans which led to chritianity, which brought the idea of satanism
2. say why i think the religion may have started in the first place.
3. stating things found when i contacted a satanist( i i find one)
2. State the facts
Be unbiased. Order the facts from the least to the most dramatic.
1. describe the sterotypical image og satan, and thoughts about sataism
2. do a brief history of the religion
3. descibe how the religion is practiced in modern times
3. Give brief outline of argument to follow
For example, "Given these facts, I will demonstrate how/why . . ."
1. i will demonstrate why satanism is not a valid religion
4. Tell why argument is reasonable
Use simple reasoning to demonstrate your thinking to the audience.
1. the religion is basically an excuse to do whatever you want and why i think this
2. their belifes dont do anything to help the members
3. it doesnt really make since to have a religion with rules if the religion is against rules.
5. Address arguments of the other side
One by one, show why opposing arguments are not reasonable, logical, etc.
1. people should be able to make their own desitions
2. pray is useless we need to live in the now
3. christianity is just a way to get people to do what you want

Thursday, November 03, 2005

so, they dont really eat babies anymore.

ive done a bit more research and found that satanist dont actually sacrifice babies and eat them and stuff. that would have been interesting....i mean TOTALLY SICK AND BARBARIC!!! below is some basics about the religion:p.s. a black mass is just like regular church....ony with satan.....and a different bible....and sacrifices...

"The CoS' Satan is pre-Christian, and derived from the Pagan image of power, virility, sexuality and sensuality. Satan is viewed as a force of nature, not a living quasi-deity. Their Satan has nothing to do with Hell, demons, pitchforks, sadistic torture, demonic possession, and profound evil. There are references in LaVey' writings to having conducted a few Black Masses for publicity purposes, in which the Roman Catholic Mass was ridiculed. But, it is unknown whether these references were satirical or reflected actual rituals. Assuming that the black masses were fictional, all of their rituals have no connection to those of Christianity or of any other religion."

Some of their beliefs and practices are:
They do not worship a living deity.
Major emphasis is placed on the power and authority of the individual Satanist, rather than on a god or goddess.
They believe that "no redeemer liveth" - that each person is their own redeemer, fully responsible for the direction of their own life.
"Satanism respects and exalts life. Children and animals are the purest expressions of that life force, and as such are held sacred and precious..."

Rules of behavior:
Prayer is useless; it distracts people from useful activity.
Ritual killing (of humans or animals) violates Satanic principles. Blood drawn from a victim is useless. Victims are killed symbolically, not actually.
Members enjoy indulgence instead of abstinence. They practice with joy all the seven deadly Christian sins (greed, pride, envy, anger, gluttony, lust and sloth)
If a man smites you on one cheek, smash him on the other.
Do unto others as they do onto you. This is the CoS' version of an Ethic of Reciprocity.
Engage in sexual activity freely, in accordance with your needs (which may be best realized either through monogamy, or by having sex with many others; through heterosexuality, homosexuality or bisexuality; using sexual fetishes as you wish; by yourself or with one or more consenting adults). The ideal is a monogamous relationship based on compatibility and commitment.
Suicide is actively discouraged.
The Satanist needs no elaborate, detailed list of rules of behavior. Membership in the CoS is limited to adults of legal age, unless a teenager obtains the written permission and attendance of their parent or legal guardian.

so basically they like sex....alot. and woman are objects. i read this other thing thats not on here that said they will use woman as the alter to represent the flesh, not the spirit. i dont know about you guys, but im running to the next service!
love elizabeth

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

milkshakes are kooky.

alright, ive finally figured out what in going to do my project on. good thing we havint een working on this for 2.6 years, and im just now desiding. whoa, my font is going all crazy like! stop it you font monster!flggbvlbvbisvudbfvb. hey, it kind of looks cool when i write carrot.carrot. wow-lets get back on topic. im doing my project on satanism. i dont know anything about it so it should be pretty interesting. here are some facts.

"Satanism as an organized activity did not exist much before the 17th century. As early as the 17th century, however, the catholic church was condemning priests who subverted the magical powers of the holy mass for evil purposes. The Grimoire of Honorious, a magical textbook first printed in the 17th century (but perhaps older), gave instructions for saying masses to conjour demons. In the 17th century, satanic activities were conducted by christians who indulged in the magical/sexual rites of the black mass, presided over by defrocked or unscrupulous priests. The most notorious of these escapades took place in France during the reign of Louis XIV, engineered by the kings mistress, Madamme de Montespan, and led by an occultist named La Voisin and a 67 year old libertine priest, the Abbé Guiborg."

Fairhall, Rev. R. "history of satanism." the satanic kindred. satanic united nations. 01 Nov. 2005 .

okay well ive found some other bizzaro information about sacrificing babies and stuff, but ill spare you the details.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

attempt failed.

okay so i decided to change my topic. it has proved to be impossible for me to find decent information on FLB. i guess she tends to keep to herself. now the question is: what should my new topic be? i will consult maya. were consulting, but not getting very far. as it stands now, ive come up with walrus, and........well just walrus.i let you guys know what i figure out. if i do in fact figure anything out at all.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

my project attempt

so ive started on my project. i searched "biography and franchesca lia block." check out that boolean action! hells yes. okay well, i got alot of hits but most of the information on her is only like a paragraph long. i guess im having trouble finding enough information. most of the sites ive tried have pretty much the same information. i guess ill go try and refrase my search over and over again. awsome.
love, liz

Monday, October 24, 2005

im so flippin pissed

jeez, bloglines is a J. this is now official. it refuses to send me my stupid verifacation email. so, yeah im pretty T.O.ed. alrighty, now that ive got that out of my system.....i should probaly start on my project now. or build a cake or something. right, im going to pretend like im doing something now, i mean......
love, liz

Thursday, October 20, 2005

OMG! i like potatos.

hm, what do i think about these days? well, i think these days are pretty autumnly.(autumn as the season) i like the fall so im pretty pumped its getting all chilly like. school is pretty gloppy as usual.........that is except ms. goodes class.....anyhoo, i havent really been doing anything exciting lately. im pretty much a lazy fat....butt. i went to choir yesterday. that was interesting. oh and talked to my gurl (teehee-gurl) kelly. that was goodE bacause we hading chatted in like 3 days. kill me! but not anymore. she like so my BFF! totally! okay, sorry for those last two sentences, they just sort of slipped out. soooooooo about that project. im going to be researching the life of Francesca lia block. she writes these really bizzare tales that i absolutly adore. so im going to find out if theres stuff in her life that helps her create such elaborate stories. um okay well bye.


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