[Ads-l] Word: Snaketivity

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 22 01:44:15 UTC 2014


Dueling displays: Snaketivity Scene and Nativity scene

Article: Satanist group mounts Capitol display to little fanfare
Author: Christopher Behnan
Date: December 21, 2014

http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2014/12/21/snaketivity-scene-capitol-lawn/20724221/

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LANSING - Visitors to the Capitol can now can view two interpretations
of the Christmas season.

The Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple set up its "Snaketivity
Scene," which features a snake offering a book called "Revolt of the
Angels" as a symbolic gift, just after 7 a.m. this morning. The snake
is wrapped around the Satanic cross on the 3-feet-by-3-feet display.

The group does not worship Satan, but promotes individuality,
compassion and views outside Christian and many conservative beliefs,
explained Jex Blackmore, Satanic Temple's spokesperson.
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