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New Satanic Statue Almost Ready for Oklahoma
truth revolt . org ^ | 5-2-14 | Trey Sanchez

Posted on 05/03/2014 8:29:06 AM PDT by kindred

Hey, kids! Come sit on Baphomet's lap! The Satanic Temple, based out of New York City, allowed Vice a sneak-peek at their crowdfunded statue that they plan to place right alongside a monument of the Ten Commandments on the grounds of Oklahoma's capitol building in Oklahoma City.

The seven-foot-tall statue includes an effigy of a 14th Century pagan figure known as Baphomet surrounded by two children gazing up at him. A throne, complete with a pentagram, is also being constructed for the figure to rest upon. After the design is complete, the statue will be cast in bronze and delivered to Oklahoma.

The statue is intended for children to interact with. The Temple states this purpose on their IndieGoGo page: "We are keenly attune to the need for a public-friendly design and plan is to make our monument an object of play for young children" -- even telling CNN people can sit in the devil's lap "for inspiration and contemplation."

Through their IndieGoGo campaign, The Satanic Temple was able to raise $8,000 more than their posted goal of $20,000. The campaign was launched in December to "complement and contrast" the Ten Commandments monument that was donated to Oklahoma's capitol by Rep. Mike Ritze using private funds. The Temple wants the same thing.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against the Ten Commandments in August of 2013 because "the monument stands alone, with no other monuments or memorials in the immediate vicinity." The ACLU says this sends a "self-evidently exclusive" message of an endorsement of religion by the state. The Temple hopes to "appease the ACLU's concerns" by adding their monument alongside the Ten Commandments.

They state: “

By accepting our offer, the good people of Oklahoma City will have the opportunity to show that they espouse the basic freedoms spelled out in the Constitution. We imagine that the ACLU will also embrace such a response. Allowing us to donate a monument would show that the Oklahoma City Council does not discriminate, and both the religious and non-religious should be happy with such an outcome. Our mission is to bring people together by finding common sentiments that create solutions that everyone can appreciate and enjoy.

It is expected that the Oklahoma commission will reject the statue. The Temple has a back-up plan to use the funds to contest the rejection or they will attempt to place the statue in "another relevant location."

Speaking to Vice, Temple spokesperson Lucien Greaves said, "[T]he idea that the Ten Commandments are foundational to US or Oklahoman law is absurd and obscene…I would argue that the message behind our monument speaks more directly to the formation of US Constitutional values than the Ten Commandments possibly could. It especially does so when it stands directly beside the Ten Commandments, as it affirms no one religion enjoys legal preference.”

All in all, The Satanic Temple hopes this monument will send "a clear and distinct message to the world that pluralism is alive and well in the United States."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: alreadyposted; oklahoma
Pluralism, the worhip of self and or non existint pagan gods who have no life or breath of soul in them but rather are the many manifestions of Satan and his deceit . The left have many forms of satanic worship and intend to destroy the one true religion of the living and true God of Israel and His Son Jesus Christ. The children of such idiots are the type that destroy and murder children in the womb and teach children sexual and immoral acts that bring the many std's that are upon them. The left is controlled by Satanic powers as are many rinos who have little or no regard for the commandments and truths of the living God and who are destroying all the mush minded children of the world in their hatred and malice toward Jesus Christ, the coming King of the earth who will put an end to the evil the pagans do to chirldren worldwide. God will laugh at them and then vex them in His wrath and anger for all the evil they have done against all the little children of the world. And they do deserve it indeed for the Scriptures of the God of Israel state;

Psalms Chapter 2

King James Version

1Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

2The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

3Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.

4He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

5Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.

6Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

7I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.

8Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

9Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

10Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

11Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

12Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

1 posted on 05/03/2014 8:29:06 AM PDT by kindred
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To: kindred

Psalms Chapter 2

King James Version

1Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

2The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

3Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.

4He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

5Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.

6Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

7I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.

8Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

9Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.

10Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

11Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

12Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him

Amen.


2 posted on 05/03/2014 8:35:41 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: kindred

“By accepting our offer, the good people of Oklahoma City will have the opportunity to show that they espouse the basic freedoms spelled out in the Constitution. “

These Satanists need to understand that their statue would violate the First Amendment rights of the vast majority of the people who are Christians.


3 posted on 05/03/2014 8:50:44 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: kindred

It may be morally permissible to destroy the statue because it is a violation of Natural Law. I’m just saying. . .


4 posted on 05/03/2014 8:52:34 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Did Obongo “Sit”for it????????????????????


5 posted on 05/03/2014 8:56:19 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: Oliviaforever
I can assure you that anyone who would have proposed this during the constitutional assembly, would have been burned at the stake. Before lunch time.

Our fathers would not have suffered fools.

6 posted on 05/03/2014 9:01:09 AM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: kindred
>"1Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? "

Because as smart as we think we are, we are little different than the John From cargo cultists when we bow to angaliens, powers, or principalities. Even worse when we become beholden to the shiny toys that rust, or the sports heroes.

7 posted on 05/03/2014 9:01:58 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: vladimir998

I imagine the local pigeons and graffiti artists will give it the warm welcome it deserves.


8 posted on 05/03/2014 9:04:43 AM PDT by deputytess (Men of the West .....stand and FIGHT!)
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To: kindred
Saul Alinsky dedicated hos masterpiece,Rules For Radicals,to Satan.Shortly before descending to the deepest part of hell Alinsky told an interviewer that,given a choice,he'd rather go to hell than to Heaven.

And Osama Obama is,to date,Alinsky's most successful disciple.Followed closely,of course,by one Bill Ayers.

9 posted on 05/03/2014 9:06:50 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Oliviaforever

I pray for the deliverance of the State of Oklahoma and its people from this evil. Praise be to our LORD JESUS CHRIST!


10 posted on 05/03/2014 9:07:01 AM PDT by Cats Pajamas
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To: kindred
I do hope that,once installed,nobody gets the foolish idea of placing a few pounds of dynamite at the base and,when nobody's around (of course),ignites that dynamite.

That would be tragic.

11 posted on 05/03/2014 9:09:11 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: kindred

THIS is EXACTLY why religious icons, statues etc should not be permitted on public property. Be careful what you wish for ...


12 posted on 05/03/2014 9:14:40 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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13 posted on 05/03/2014 9:17:54 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: vladimir998

Gideon went out and destroyed Baal.

Judges 6, about v 25.


14 posted on 05/03/2014 9:21:33 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Oh the tragedy!

Hope someone has the guts to do it.

15 posted on 05/03/2014 9:32:15 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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(earlier on FR) PHOTO OF satanic STATUTE TO BE ERECTED AT OKLAHOMA STATE HOUSE


16 posted on 05/03/2014 9:41:39 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: kindred; Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; ...

The statue is intended for children to interact with

Insidious ... !!

17 posted on 05/03/2014 11:20:40 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Reject your notion. While there should be no state SANCTIONED religion, I’m pretty cool with state REJECTED ones.


18 posted on 05/03/2014 11:22:50 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: NYer

Let’s all pray
Dear God -
I pray you send a multitude of pigeons or other such bird, laden with feces, to rest and empty their bowels continuously, such that no child ever has the desire to approach this graven image and will forever associates this abomination with the mass of bird dung. IN JESUS’ NAME, AMEN


19 posted on 05/03/2014 11:41:15 AM PDT by PeteePie (Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people - Proverbs 14:34)
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To: kindred

Q: Why did the Oklahoma lege approve a statue of Baphomet on their plaza?

A: Professional courtesy?

Personally, I’d think politicians would normally cringe at the thought of associating their works with the Dark Side, but that’s just me.


20 posted on 05/03/2014 12:01:26 PM PDT by RichInOC (...your newest purveyor of wit, laughter and the Popish creed.)
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To: kindred; 185JHP; 230FMJ; Albion Wilde; Aleighanne; Alexander Rubin; An American In Dairyland; ...
Moral Absolutes Ping! Freepmail Responsibility2nd or little jeremiah to subscribe or unsubscribe from the moral absolutes ping list. FreeRepublic moral absolutes keyword search

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Gets deeper and deeper into the abyss.

21 posted on 05/03/2014 1:24:36 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: PeteePie
pray you send a multitude of pigeons or other such bird, laden with feces, to rest and empty their bowels continuously ...

Ready to serve!

22 posted on 05/03/2014 1:39:42 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: kindred

Beware of FALSE prophets.

BEWARE of false STATUES.


23 posted on 05/03/2014 2:00:28 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: NYer

A true symbol of the Democratic-Progressive Party. This should replace the donkey.


24 posted on 05/03/2014 2:05:13 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: PeteePie

Amen.


25 posted on 05/03/2014 2:06:35 PM PDT by tioga
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To: kindred
This country has certainly presented many human sacrifices that would well please this entity. Question: would you want your children to approach this thing?
26 posted on 05/03/2014 2:16:27 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: windsorknot; kindred
Question: would you want your children to approach this thing?

Notice that young children are depicted, rather than teens. What young child would want to sit on that hideous creature's lap? OTOH, how many teens will be sufficiently intrigued to have "selfies" taken.

27 posted on 05/03/2014 2:21:28 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: little jeremiah

Thanks for the ping.


28 posted on 05/03/2014 3:23:28 PM PDT by GOPJ
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To: GOPJ

I’m going to ping some again. Can’t/don’t want to/no one could read all the articles fit for the lists.

I am not actually a satan believer - I have a different understanding about evil. But to influence people, and especially children, to trust what many consider the very emblem and personifcation of evil is - EVIL!


29 posted on 05/03/2014 3:29:23 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: kindred

If they are so against religion, why would they erect an object of veneration?


30 posted on 05/03/2014 3:55:13 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: NYer

That thing is an insult to goats.

31 posted on 05/03/2014 3:58:10 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Albion Wilde
That thing is an insult to goats.

Lol .. and sheep!

Seriously, though, do you know of any other nation on the face of this earth that has erected a statue to satan? I know the Indians worship some strange gods but I don't think satan is one of them.

God has blessed this nation .. how did we arrive at this juncture?

32 posted on 05/03/2014 4:07:51 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: Albion Wilde
I remember our Heavenly Father telling us HOW to handle other religions,
how to show the proper reaction to their false gods.
Dear Heavenly Father, open up the ground beneath this Abomination, and swallow it whole.
33 posted on 05/03/2014 4:08:13 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Yep.


34 posted on 05/03/2014 4:10:45 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: NYer
Just when I thought people couldn't sink any lower....

It would make sense though to put this "thing" at the front doorstep of every Planned Parenthood in the country.

35 posted on 05/03/2014 4:40:54 PM PDT by Gerish (Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

I see your point. It really angers most Americans to see such antiquated religious laws instructing them on how to get along with one another while living decent, moral lives.


36 posted on 05/03/2014 5:12:46 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: kindred

Well somebody could “do a Bart Simpson,” dress up like a ninja, take a hacksaw and cut off the goat heat. Another idea, get various colors of paint and doll up the statue in a rediculous manner.


37 posted on 05/04/2014 8:30:56 AM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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