For hundreds of years, the devil, Satan, Lucifer–the unseen force for evil in our world–hid behind a cartoon character with a pitchfork in the Judeo-Christian West. “Ha ha ha. A devil you say? That’s a figment of your imagination.”
Other parts of the world take the devil and his demons seriously. Devilish activity is a part of their daily lives and evil is very real to them.
Now the West is catching up (or regressing?). The Devil used to hide himself here–for good reasons. Not anymore in the United States.
Here’s why Satan has taken off his mask.