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Speak of the Devil: A Talk With Satanic Temple’s Lucien Greaves

Filed by Nikole Robinson Carroll in Feature, Local News, News.
January 10, 2014
 

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Recently, the Oklahoma State Capitol has become a major battleground in the debate over freedom of expression.  The placement of a Ten Commandments monument on the Capitol grounds has led to requests for statuary representation from other groups, including Hindus, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the Satanic Temple.  The panel overseeing the Capitol grounds has stopped accepting these requests until an ACLU lawsuit regarding the Ten Commandments monument is settled, but the New York-based Satanic Temple is continuing with its plans.  It’s even submitted a design, which has sparked even more controversy.  I talked with spokesman Lucien Greaves about the statue and about Satanism’s image in the public eye.

An artist's rendering of the Satanic Temple's statue design.

An artist’s rendering of the Satanic Temple’s statue design.

5 Responses to “Speak of the Devil: A Talk With Satanic Temple’s Lucien Greaves”

  1. Erik Sledd says:

    Well that clarified things.

  2. Dr. Susan Sullivan says:

    He is the Father of Lies.
    He makes empty promises.
    He is our Opponent.

  3. @TheIntelSaviors says:

    Check out our interview w/ Lucien Greaves that is much more in depth.
    http://theintellectualsaviors.podbean.com/2014/01

  4. The Bible has fortold of all this, so it is of no surprice. Satan is doin all he can to destroy Gods followers and he is against Jesus now as he was in the begining.

  5. Dave Sandman says:

    Either you take the standing monument down, or you allow other religions and belief systems to put theirs up as well. That includes this proposed one from TST, the Hanuman statue proposed by the Hindu group, and any others that come along later. Be sure that the American Atheists will be putting one up.

    Sorry butthurt Christians, but that's the law.

    If you dont like the idea, best you rewrite the 1st Amendment.

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