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“Desatanisation” Is the New “Denazification”
Putin has shifted from blaming Nazis to blaming Satanists, and he is now “Chief Exorcist”
The Kremlin has moved away from its claims that Ukraine is a “Nazi state” to claims that Ukraine has been taken over by Satanists. So instead of “denazification” we have “desatanisation.” This may seem like just another propaganda campaign, but it is far more dangerous than that.
As we know, Mike Flynn has been perverting Christianity in order to radicalize people into a racist holy war. So the Kremlin shifting its propaganda strategy to religion is a very significant escalation.
Putin is a totalist, meaning he believes that anything he does is justified. It is the ultimate human expression of “the ends justify the means.” He’s been influenced by a wide array of fascists, demagogues and neo-Nazi “philosophers” like genocidal neo-Nazi Aleksandr Dugin who informs Putins “Eurasianist” goals of a Russian Empire spanning across Asia and Europe.
Putin and his warlords are explicitly calling this a “holy war against Satanism.”
Oddly, the Russians have picked out “The Church of Satan” (CoS) which was created in the ‘60s by Anton Lavey, as the primary foe. CoS is dangerous but not remotely in the way Putin suggests. I don’t know how many people are in CoS in Ukraine but I would expect it to be vanishingly small.
Here’s the article — translated from Russian — describing Ukraine as a “witch cauldron.”
As I have mentioned many times, I don’t care what people believe as long as they don’t hurt anyone else, but “Satanism” has been weaponized to pull lots of well-meaning people into cryptofascist propaganda operations like “The Satanic Temple.”
Groups like this intentionally create “Satanic Panic” by aligning with “leftist” policies while inserting dangerous propaganda to make themselves seem insane. And theocratic fascists use them as whipping posts to prove the left is “evil” — as Putin is doing right now.
This “holy war” is a manufactured conflict designed to reignite ancient hatreds in order to tear the world apart to make room for Putin’s empire. He will not stop on his own, he is a fascist, which means he must be defeated.
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