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In the 1970s in the US and other parts of the world, a great fear was blossoming in the hearts of normal, every day people. The very real threat of the conspiracy of the satanic cults! Dun Dun DUN! Except... the fear about satanic cults is actually pretty old. Why was there a new fear? What was really going on during the satanic panic? You've got questions, or at least we assume you do... and we've got (some) answers.

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Links and References
  1. https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/satanic-panic.htm#pt5
  2. https://gizmodo.com/a-brief-history-of-satanic-panic-in-the-1980s-1679476373
  3. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/642372/satanic-panic-history-1980s
  4. https://www.cbc.ca/arts/satan-wants-you-filmmakers-q-a-sean-horlor-steve-j-adams-1.6822213
  5. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/31/us/satanic-panic.html
  6. https://www.npr.org/2021/05/18/997559036/americas-satanic-panic-returns-this-time-through-qanon
  7. https://www.senate.mo.gov/LegislativeLibrary/Panic.html
  8. https://www.vox.com/culture/22358153/satanic-panic-ritual-abuse-history-conspiracy-theories-explained
  9. https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/mcmartin-preschool
  10. Ehrman, A. (1976). THE ORIGINS OF THE RITUAL MURDER ACCUSATION AND BLOOD LIBEL. Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought, 15(4), 83–90. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23258406
  11. WAGEMAKERS, B. (2010). INCEST, INFANTICIDE, AND CANNIBALISM: ANTI-CHRISTIAN IMPUTATIONS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Greece & Rome, 57(2), 337–354. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40929483
  12. https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-southwest/the-enduring-panic-about-cow-mutilations
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In the 1970s in the US and other parts of the world, a great fear was blossoming in the hearts of normal, every day people. The very real threat of the conspiracy of the satanic cults! Dun Dun DUN! Except... the fear about satanic cults is actually pretty old. Why was there a new fear? What was really going on during the satanic panic? You've got questions, or at least we assume you do... and we've got (some) answers. Recommendations Abraham: Wrath of Becky ( https://www.imdb.com/title/tt20916568/ ) Shane: Ahsoka ( https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13622776/ ) (again) Links and References https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/satanic-panic.htm#pt5 https://gizmodo.com/a-brief-history-of-satanic-panic-in-the-1980s-1679476373 https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/642372/satanic-panic-history-1980s https://www.cbc.ca/arts/satan-wants-you-filmmakers-q-a-sean-horlor-steve-j-adams-1.6822213 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/31/us/satanic-panic.html https://www.npr.org/2021/05/18/997559036/americas-satanic-panic-returns-this-time-through-qanon https://www.senate.mo.gov/LegislativeLibrary/Panic.html https://www.vox.com/culture/22358153/satanic-panic-ritual-abuse-history-conspiracy-theories-explained https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/mcmartin-preschool Ehrman, A. (1976). THE ORIGINS OF THE RITUAL MURDER ACCUSATION AND BLOOD LIBEL. Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought , 15 (4), 83–90. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23258406 WAGEMAKERS, B. (2010). INCEST, INFANTICIDE, AND CANNIBALISM: ANTI-CHRISTIAN IMPUTATIONS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Greece & Rome , 57 (2), 337–354. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40929483 https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-southwest/the-enduring-panic-about-cow-mutilations read more read less

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