Comparing The Satanic Temple’s Tenets to the Bible’s Ten Commandments
The seven tenets of Satan are much more sensible than the Ten Commandments
There are many who loathe the Satanic faith and believe that Christianity is the true religion that represents love and goodness. However, if recent events are any indicator, this particular belief isn’t 100% true. Indeed, the God loving population is found more to mock people who are simply trying to express their point of view. In a number of cases, these taunts rapidly turn to violence and bodily harm without any provocation.
Satanic Temple’s Tenets in Comparison to Ten Commandments.[/tweetthis]
To the many who are unfamiliar about the seven tenets of The Satanic Temple, here is a quick recap of those tenets:
The above seven points make perfect sense. Any sensible man would like to be a part of a society that has belief in such values and fights to uphold them.
When compared to the Ten Commandments, the preceding Satanic tenets make sense. The Satanists emphasize pro-social and positive values and not the bad behavior. These values jump over tribal boundaries. In contrast, the Ten Commandments endorse ancient views that livestock, women and slaves are man's properties. The Satanists prefer inquiry and individuality over certitude and tribalism.
The Satanists by their actions uphold the rights of the individual. They are fighting to protect the reproductive rights of women. They are trying to stop the religious right that have instigated a number of anti-abortion initiatives. A number of lawmakers are pushing bills which will make the process of receiving an abortion much harder. The Satanists are trying to protect religious liberty.
Lilith Starr, The Satanic Temple’s Seattle chapter leader, has compared the high value of compassion in Satanism to its similarly high importance in Buddhism in her book, The Happy Satanist: Finding Self-Empowerment.