Devil's Advocates

Some Satanists bask in their elitism. I always feel a little bit embarrassed by that aspect of our beliefs. I suppose I have never really liked the idea of elitism; that some people are better, more knowledgeable and more powerful than others for reasons that the β€œothers” have very little control over. I suppose that feeling stems mainly from politics and history and the undeniable truth that various elites have frequently assumed power by foul or illegal means and then abused that power by exploiting and subjugating everyone else without mercy.

And yet the reality of life is that elites always do exist in every aspect of life and they are not in themselves good or bad; they just are. I can run when I have to and I enjoy swimming but the difference between me and an elite athlete is a huge chasm and it would be stupid to…

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