Skip to comments.Satanic Temple Monument in Okla. May Include 'Interactive Display' for Kids
Posted on 12/10/2013 9:31:41 AM PST by markomalley
A monument to the Ten Commandments that sits outside the Oklahoma statehouse may soon have some unholy company.
Satan worshipers are seeking to build their own monument at the state Capitol, and Lucien Greaves, a spokesman for the Satanic Temple, said he's "optimistic" it will be approved.
"I really don't see a grounds which they can reject this," he told ABC News.
The privately funded Ten Commandments monument was approved by the conservative-led Oklahoma state legislature in 2009, and erected on Capitol grounds in 2012. It has riled up opponents ever since, many calling into question the constitutionality of the monument.
But Greaves does not see a problem with the Christian monument, as long as it does not stand alone.
"I feel that the statue is only problematic when it stands alone," Greaves said. "It would change the dynamic with our monument there. We aren't objecting to the Ten Commandments monument, we're objecting to the monument standing alone."
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Just reject it on offensive indecency grounds.
How many Satanists can there be in Oklahoma? That is just stoopid.
Now, Hollywood ... that I would believe.
Anton LeVey was an atheist. His Church of Satan (TM) has no religious figure or theologic belief (except atheism and “ritual”).
These tards are antiChistians of an anti-Christ. Liberal bigots.
Probably not many since it's a New York group of Satanists that are trying to donate it. But they likely found one local to work with.
>> It would change the dynamic with our monument there.
Oh, it WILL change the dynamic, Lucifer! Ooops... Lucien.
You might be surprised.
Be real careful what you wish for, you may get it.
“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the LIVING GOD.”
Logically, if one believes in satan one MUST believe in God.
Why can’t people from New York leave us alone? We would b more than happy to leave them alone. But they just can’t stand the thought of something good and Holy. People of Oklahoma need to just keep praying and doing the right thing.
Anton believed in carny showmen, marketing, orgies, and personal pleasure/treasure.
> Logically, if one believes in satan one MUST believe in God.
Nah these are part-time Satanists if you read up on them. Its just for entertainment purposes only.
When they say “Satanic” do they mean new age mumbo-jumbo, make it up as they go satanism, or do they mean Islamic satanism, the real stuff?
The United States, Western Civilization, rests upon the Ten Commandments not satanism. Monument application Rejected, it’s no more relevant than a monument of an anteater.
I'd love to know what his real name is.
So, being satanic, it must have the obligatory picture of the Hillabeast, correct?
And, if so, will this not thoroughly frighten children?
His real name is Bob Stoops.
Roll Tide. Curb stomp the gooners.
This is plane nonsense. ISTM that if another group offered one of the above and the State of Oklahoma agreed to allow it, they could show that they are allowing appropriate access to public space.
“I really don’t see a grounds which they can reject this,” he told ABC News.”
They can reject it because it offends all Christians and we are a majority in this country and in Oklahoma.
Not sure what his real name is, but one anagram for Lucien Greaves is ‘a clever genius’.
That kid’s name was Damien.
..also, Generic Values...
The Ten Commandments made an important contribution to our country’s legal philosophy/structure.
It seems perfectly reasonable to me for a municipality to limit the monuments at its courthouse to those writings which contributed to the formation of our legal system.