Skip to comments.British Navy recognises Satanist
Posted on 10/24/2004 10:41:49 PM PDT by Mark Felton
A TECHNICIAN in the Royal Navy has become the first serviceman in Britain's armed forces to be officially recognised as a Satanist, the defence ministry said.
HMS Cumberland Satanist on board ... the "bad" ship HMS Cumberland / File Chris Cranmer, 24, has been given the go-ahead by his captain to perform Satanic rituals on board the HMS Cumberland and is reportedly lobbying his employers to register Satanism as an official religion in the armed forces.
"There is a guy who has asked to practice his (Satanic) beliefs on a Royal Navy ship," a defence ministry spokesman said.
"His request was treated sympathetically by the ship's commanding officer."
Cranmer holds the rank of leading hand - the naval equivalent of corporal - and in line with British naval tradition will be permitted to have a funeral carried out by the Church of Satan should he be killed in action.
He realised he was a Satanist nine years ago after stumbling across a copy of the Satanic Bible written by Church of Satan founder Anton Szandor LaVey, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.
"I then read more and more and came to realise I'd always been a Satanist, just simply never knew," he was quoted as saying.
The Church of Satan was established in San Francisco in 1966 and LaVey was its high priest until his death in 1997.
Followers live by the Nine Satanic Statements, which include "Satan represents indulgence instead of abstinence", "Satan represents vengeance instead of turning the other cheek" and "Satan represents all of the so-called sins, as they all lead to physical, mental, or emotional gratification".
this is downright scary!!
Multiculturalism continues unabated.
Not to be a hall monitor, but this is only like the tenth time this has been posted since yesterday. Search is your friend.
Anton Szandor LaVey was a carney/circus performer who happen to stumble across a brand name nobody was claiming and ran with it.
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only ten times? That seems low
That will be one miserable ship to serve on.
Here's a parody
Just for the sake of clarity, the above is Funny, but Fake.
Don't believe everything you read.
Then the Navy should also recognize the Junkyard Religion founded on Sandford & Son.
Britain, a once great nation, is giving us a glimpse of OUR future if we continue to allow liberals to rule.
This insanity is the result of liberals worrying more about feeeeeeeeeeeeellings and less about order in their society and safety among their population.
When idiots run the asylum, who do you call the fix the plumbing?
File this under the WTF department. Are the Brits going to start a Alistar Crowley Regiment?? How do you celebrate Satan?? Get naked, dance around a fire, and burn a virgin?? Bow and pray to a goat head??
O Brave New World, To Have Such People In It.
Just when I thought the world was insane, I'm proven its really much worse.
"don't ask, don't sacrafice goats"
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