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Some hallmarks of Satanism

It is very difficult for an outsider to recognize whether a young person is occupied with ideas of Satanism or is already in contact with such a group. The following list is intended to give you some pointers to look out for. But even then one should approach the problem very carefully; False assumptions are seen as a breach of trust by young people who appear to be devotees of Satan on the outside but are extremely distant inwardly.
It remains important to emphasize that there is no such thing as Satanism, but rather a multitude of different groups and orientations, which are not all problematic or even criminal in the same way!

If you have any suspicions or questions, please contact the appropriate advice center as soon as possible.

  • Which books are read?
    Some of the most popular books include: The Satanist Bible; The Necronomicon; 6th and 7th books of Moses; Magical rituals; Satanic magic etc. Some well-known authors are: Aleister Crowley, Anton LaVey, Gregor A. Gregorius (alias Eugen Grosche), Ralph Tegtmeier, Michael D. Eschner, Josef Dvorak?
  • Does he read comics with occult content or a conspicuous number of horror or fantasy stories?
  • Does the person visit relevant websites on the Internet?
  • Does the person have objects and symbols corresponding to Satanism?
  • If the person dresses primarily in black; does he / she have black robes or costume-like dresses?
  • Does he / she wear jewelry with satanic symbolism (see under symbols)?
  • Are there skulls, black candles, hosts, altar-like structures, posters with horror scenarios ... in his / her room?
  • Poultry cattle or animals with black fur are often used for satanic rites, preferably those with horns (e.g. black goats). Are there any noticeable affinities to this?
  • Commonly used in Satanism are "reverse messages", such as: dog si natas (= Satan is God). NEMA = AMEN; DROM = MURDER; FOG = LIFE; SUSEJ = JESUS.
  • Where does the person stay on the nights that are particularly relevant for Satanism, such as winter or summer solstice?
  • Is your own ritual calendar (with activities unknown or incomprehensible) kept?
  • Are there often unclear nocturnal activities?
  • Does he prefer to listen to aggressive music?
  • If a person is of the opinion that it is safe to use physical violence against weaker people, then such a view could also be conditioned by satanic ideas.
  • Does the person concerned share his / her problems and questions with you, or is he / she extremely secretive and only treats you in a provocative manner?
  • Is the person insecure or scared?
  • What is his / her attitude towards Christianity and the Church?
  • Does the person in question consume more alcohol or even drugs?
  • Are there any signs of sexual violence, especially in girls?
  • Are there any inexplicable cuts, especially on the upper arms? Are you getting bruises or other injuries? Is the hair cut?
  • Has the person's willingness to perform and focus significantly decreased (in a short period of time)? Are there any signs of fatigue?

!!! Important: The affirmation of one or more questions and points of criticism is not enough to speak of a satanic attitude!

Note: The "most dangerous" satanists are walking around in blue jeans and red sweaters!

Note on youth satanism: Since youth satanism does not remain hidden in the long run, all (!) Utterances of a young person regarding ideas, symbols, objects and attitudes must be observed. At the beginning of a satanic "career" these signs are usually still provocative cries for help, while later they can become elements of a stable practice.

Axel Seegers