A group of naked people lounged on the altar of the church. Menacing organ music filled the remaining air. A ritual was about to begin. The Satanic Temple had taken over a deconsecrated church in East Hollywood as part of their tour supporting The Witch , a film to which they had given their devilish seal of approval.
1990s teen movies you'll remember - and some you won't
Top definition. Satanism is not the 'worshiping of satan' as most dumbasses tend to believe. Satanists do not believe in a higher god, and are ordinary people. They do not dress in black, and try to sacrifice living animals for 'rituals.
Self-described adherents of Satanism have been making headlines lately. The nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage and the movement to defund Planned Parenthood are galvanizing the religious right. Some conservative commentators are stopping just short of calling Planned Parenthood satanic. All of this makes me wonder if another wave of Satanic panic is on its way.