Wednesday, October 14, 2009

I Hate Satan -- Part One

Yes, I hate Satan.  One would think that would make me a good Christian, but in fact, it doesn’t.  It makes me all the easier to hate.  In fact, holy people have called me Satan and told me that I was going to hell more times in my life than I care to recount. 

This experience has allowed me to better understand the ways people use their belief in a red-skinned man, who has horns, a cloven tail, hooves, breathes fire, and lives in the center of the earth, to get what they want in life: control. 

Belief in Satan is all about control.

Tomorrow, I will share some of the wisdom I've gained in my life by being called Satan, the devil, Beelzebub, evil, etc.   From these experiences, which I hate, I've gleaned several time-tested methods of calling upon Satan employed to control the universe.

Image Credit:  Satanle Diable,au festival médiéval de Sedan (08 France),le 20 Mai 2007 from Wikimedia Commons.