On paper, Joel Ethan resembles numerous men that are 40-year-old. He likes travelling and movies that are watching really really loves spending some time together with his household. He works well with a non-profit into the ecological sector, creates a beneficial conversationalist and generally seems quite happy with life. He’s intelligent, curious and polite. It simply occurs that he’s also a Satanic Priest.
The Church of Satan piqued Joel’s fascination with the 1990s, as he first borrowed a duplicate for the Satanic Bible from the classmate. Having discovered more questions than responses within the more traditional values that are religious family subscribed to, one thing in regards to the philosophy behind Satanism felt like a much better fit.
But while Misty’s act as a barber enables her to most probably together with her philosophy – though she does not “scream it through the rooftops” – Joel’s work and private life allow it to be tricky for him to spot as being a Satanist publicly. Exactly the same does work for a lot of other people. In america specially, being ‘outed’ as a Satanist could pose significant individual and professional dangers.
It is reasonable to say that old photographs of LaVey – depicted using devil horns, draped in snakes, dressed all in black and enclosed by naked ladies – hasn’t done much to simply help the Church’s general public image. It most likely also was ideal that is n’t from the PR perspective, which he lived in a huge, haunted-looking black home (known as, significantly unimaginatively, the ‘Black House’).