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Temple of Set

To: alt.satanism
From: "Mr. Scratch" 
Subject: Re: Temple of Set
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 10:22:32 -0800

On 31 Dec 2002, Starphoenix36 wrote:

> Greetings,
> I've been lurking around here, because I'm trying to research the
> Temple of Set before I send off my application.  

Here's a good place to start.

I've written fairly extensively on the topic, and have had numerous
debates with Setians wherein their penchant for dishonesty and
smokescreening is revealed.  You can see most of them here on google:

> If there is anyone on this newsgroup who could honestly give me a
> response and tell me about the benefits of Temple Membership and such,
> then it would be greatly appreciated.

Well, you will certainly be taught the fine art of ass-kissing, as you are
bamboozled into believing a bunch of ordinary shmucks are godlike figures
and "enlightened beings", whose command must be obeyed.  You will have the
privilege of turning over your personal freedoms to those who consider
themselves better equipped to make choices about your personal life than
you are.  You will also have your head crammed full of useless esoteric
nonsense, and if you stick around long enough, you will learn how to bore
your friends to tears by spinning out long jags of pointless
pseudointellectual jargon.  Best of all, you will be taught how to
circumnavigate any critical senses you might happen to have, so that you
might more obediently swallow whatever lying line of shit your masters
think it appropriate for you to digest.  In essence, you will be made into
a docile and subservient chump.

> I would prefer this information to come from a current member of The
> Temple of Set, and preferably not from someone who has a personal
> grudge against them.

Look, if you aren't looking for an honest and critical examination of the
Temple of Set, then go away and join them.  Go ahead; see for yourself.
But don't expect to come here and see a lot of praise for this decrepit
little personality cult.

> Phoenix      

Mr. Scratch

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