Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Church of Satan is an organization dedicated to the acceptance of the carnal self, based on the LaVeyan Satanism. Its teachings are based on individualism, self-control and "eye for an eye" morality, drawing influences from the rituals and ceremonies of occultist Aleister Crowley and the philosophies of Friedrich Nietzsche and Ayn Rand. does not involve the literal worship of any being other than the self, but rather uses "Satan" as a symbol of carnality and earthly values, of man's inherent nature, and of a cosmos which Satanists perceive to be permeated and motivated by a force that has been given many names over the course of time. Learn more about the Church of Satan, its history, beliefs and practices in the following pages.