By Anna Von Reitz
Go back to the Garden of Eden story, where it all started and where it is so eloquently explained.
What does the Snake do?
(1) He casts doubt on God and God’s motives. He bends Eve’s ear, telling her that God is “holding out” on her and Adam, that God doesn’t want them to eat the fruit and become a god like him. God’s in it for himself. He has a hidden motive for telling her not to eat that fruit.
(2) Satan uses this doubt to separate Eve from God. She starts thinking in terms of her own selfish advantage. Self-concern creates separation; because suddenly, she focuses on herself as a separate being and starts thinking— “What’s good for Number One?” — with herself cast in the role of “Number One”. God is no longer Number One, she is. And so, she separates herself from God, just like Satan does.
(3) He also tells her, in effect, that God lied to her. He tells her she can eat the fruit and she won’t die. This is only half true because, of course, she will die eventually. He omits that part and leaves her to think that God is a liar who can’t be trusted.
(4) When she falls for it, and tells her husband all this, he also falls for it. They both eat the fruit. Why? Because Adam doesn’t want to be left out or apart from his wife — he has social acceptance concerns. The herd instinct kicks in.
So, what are the hallmarks of Satan and his tools from Day One?
Lies, Doubts, Deceits, Half-truths, Omissions, Separation, Self-Interest, Social Acceptance Concerns and Gossip.
These are still his weapons and we see their effects every day in every corner of our world. We still see this same progression in action in our own lives and throughout the world.
Someone says something about our husband being gone a lot. Someone else says something about you and your husband and your best friend being such a “threesome”. Pretty soon, you are resenting your friend for being around all the time, and checking your watch and asking your husband where he’s been.
Soon, your best friend stops coming around and chatting because she can sense your resentment, even if she doesn’t understand the sudden change. Soon, your husband bridles up because of your distrusting and controlling behavior. They don’t know what’s going on with you. They meet downtown at a restaurant to discuss the situation over lunch.
You can see how this happens and how it destroys relationships— and not just romantic relationships. It destroys all relationships and leaves you isolated, uncertain, unloved, and alone. Just like Eve in the Garden.
Now Old Scratch has the Mainstream Media doing his job for him, neglecting to pass on the news that is of value (omission) and twisting and slanting the news (lies, deceits, half-truths) which causes us to be fearful (self-interest, separation, social acceptance concerns) and once we are hooked and believe in the lies, then we tell everyone else (gossip).
And so, evil spreads.
It’s bad enough when this happens to individuals, but it happens to whole nations, too.
This is how America gets blamed for “Public Policies” that originate in Rome.
This is how Russia gets blamed for actions taken by NATO.
There’s one other major part of Satan’s kit bag: ignorance, but that’s not so much something he does directly. It’s more like a groundwork he depends upon.
Eve doesn’t know much of anything about these two fruits she’s not supposed to eat beyond their tree names: the Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.
Nobody called it the Tree of Death, did they?
Was this another omission, designed to obscure the facts and leave the unwary ignorant and vulnerable?
Or is it possible that it isn’t the knowledge that kills us, but rather what we do or fail to do with the knowledge? That is, lack of true discernment and right action is what kills us, rather than the knowledge itself?
We all know the corrosive effects of a guilty conscience and of the vain regrets that haunt us with thoughts like —- “I should have done….” or “I should have said…”
It is self-evidently part of the discipline of Satanism, the so-called “Left-hand Path”, to kill your conscience and your compassion and the many regrets that all sane and decent people have.
Satan’s followers, who happen to be some of the wealthiest and longest-lived people on the planet, have ceremonies in which they “kill dull care” often personified as a young virgin or small child or baby— by casting them into a fiery furnace, alive. Or simply killing them and drinking their blood as an elixir to prolong their own nasty lives.
Where have you heard about that practice before? Throwing people into a fiery furnace was a favorite means of capital punishment among the Kings of Babylon. Much more recently, queens in Eastern Europe took baths in virgin’s blood to stave off wrinkles.
In this way, by willfully immersing themselves in the worst kinds of sin imaginable, they become immune to such things as caring about others or having regrets.
Their goal is to lie, cheat, steal, murder, deceive, rape, plunder or whatever else comes their way, and feel no regret, no compassion, no “caring” about their victims.
They strive to feel nothing at all about anyone else or anyone else’s suffering. They keep all their focus and attention on themselves and whatever is good for them, exclusively.
In other words, they train themselves to be psychopaths, still functioning mentally, but with a totally disconnected heart. And these nutcases walk among us, seeming to be just as normal as you or I on the surface.
They tell jokes. They carry on intelligent, erudite conversations, They can be very witty and charming and are often attractive; after all, they have nothing to do but lavish money on themselves, and lavish time and attention on their appearances.
No wonder that these completely self-absorbed people tend to be quite solitary and anti-social, but that, too, can be covered up and serve to make them seem mysterious and elite and desirable.
At their religious ceremonies and training sessions they do unspeakably evil things on a group basis, challenging each other to greater and greater heights of uncaring and “sealing” each other into the cult via a mutual blackmail.
The “Burning of Dull Care” at the Bohemian Club each summer is small stuff, a merely symbolic business of throwing an effigy into a fire pit shaped like a giant owl — that’s just a token nod to the things that actually go on, like hunting children in a deer park.
No wonder, either, that they focus so much on Mammon — money and filthy lucre, stained with the blood and suffering of others.
Money, as it currently exists, is the natural complement to their practices. It gives them the kind of self-gratification they seek, and the destructive power over others that keeps them safe.
We know where the “left-hand path” leads, both for individuals and nations— they become insane and self-destruct.
Their lies become their reality, but they are still lies, after all.
Not only do Advanced Satanists lose all sense of right and wrong, they eventually forget what’s true and not true. Some of them become very convincing liars, because they believe their own lies.
No need to wonder what happens when Satanists take over top positions in our religious institutions and governments and start to play Crack-the-Whip. You can observe the consequences right now.
Things fall apart because the leadership is disconnected from reality, and because the leadership is unable to care about anything beyond their own narrowly-defined self-interest.
Babylon always self-destructs.