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I have taken the role of Alternative Religions Examiner/Reporter for Orlando.

This is not an opinion blog like what I write here or on myspace, but instead a way to write about a multitude of religions from a more fact based perspective. I find it a wonderful way to become more involved in my community.

I would deeply appreciate my readers checking it out when they can.


Memory Lane...not again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Three days ago I read something that made me feel the need to double check all available media to ascertain if it indeed is 2009. I checked newspapers, TV listings, copyright dates—anything to ensure that some person was indeed publishing, this year, month, week, an article about Satanism that could have come directly from the height of the Satanic Panic, and was doing it without the slightest bit of irony.
I got a hold of this from the wonderful Catherine Beyer of Alternative Religions writing about The Satanism Scapegoat . The article seems to be from 2006, but you'd swear 1995 or 1996or 2009 BCE for that matter. Regardless it is making new rounds now and should be squashed like the cyber bug it is.
Obviously if this had come from a Christian church/pastor/organization I would not even bother to have checked. I/we (the CoS and all legit members of alternative/Pagan/Occult religions) expect that sort of religious propaganda from institutions who are dependent on the antiq…