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Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and Satanic Ritual Abuse

To: alt.magick,alt.magick.tyagi,alt.satanism
From: (Phosphoros X)
Subject: Re: Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and Satanic Ritual Abuse
Date: 21 Jul 2001 11:03:33 -0700


Paul Hume wrote:

>Oh, I neglected to mention that *as I understand it* the CoS doesn't
have tax exemption and didn't apply for it because Lavey felt that was
an inappropriate privilege for the government to extend to churches. I
didn't mean to imply that the Feds decided the CoS didn't qualify.

>I could be in error on this, but wanted to make my earlier post

Sorry, but you *are* in error. Anton only started that "we don't
believe in tax exemption" schtick after the Feds turned him down.
Similar to how he started that "I don't believe in Satan" thing after
the Dark Lord decided to give the job of High Priest to someone



From: (Phosphoros X)
Newsgroups: alt.magick,alt.magick.tyagi,alt.satanism
Subject: Re: Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and Satanic Ritual Abuse
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"People's Commissar" wrote:

>The Church of Satan is a "corporation sole."

Indeed it *was* until LaVey filed bankruptcy in the early 1990s. Since
then it has had *no* official existance at all.
For those unfamiliar with the facts, visit:



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