Cassie is the most thoughtful and logical Witch who is also a “Satanist” in her own way, and i agree with most of what she writes. I guess for me i could say i am a bit of a “Luciferian” myself. Here is a good post she made, and my comments – When i was younger and practicing mostly eastern systems i began reading Jung and was stuck by what he said that westerners cannot Really practice eastern religions in the way it is done in the east, and i learned that living in a monastery and ashram. I still practice Buddhism and Shaivism, but from that point on delved more into western magicke and witchcraft and shamanism. I think one of his best books is “The Gnostic Jung and the Seven Sermons to the Dead”. And that link to the quotes was good too, and if you keep following links at that site it takes you to a quote of Jung called “The Devil” http://www.reconnections.net/the-devil-jung-redbook.htm which starts off somewhat standard in his interpretation but in the end makes sense, like you do. I too as a child had my mind blown away when my parents bought me a telescope and i realized how small we are.
Satanism doesn’t actually seem as dark as I probably expected it to be. In truth I find it very enlightening. Or perhaps my heart and soul are so corrupted by the darkside by now that I don’t recognise it anymore? I’m sure a few Christians might think that… Not surprisingly, I don’t agree. But it is true that becoming a Satanist was part of a personal process based on a need I felt to explore and integrate the darker side of my psyche.
But what does that mean? What is the dark-side?
For the most part I equate the Dark-side with what Jungian psychologists refer to as the shadow side.
“Beneath the social mask we wear every day, we have a hidden shadow side: an impulsive, wounded, sad, or isolated part that we generally try to ignore. The Shadow can be a source of emotional richness and vitality, and acknowledging…
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