DenytEnAmun - Set It Straight!
This article discusses Set as portrayed in ancient Egypt and as understood in
the modern day Temple of Set. This was DenytEnAmun's first article on Set.
Every Setian is sooner or later bound to form some sort of opinion on the entity
whose name s/he has taken as a part of her/himself. Whether Set exists or not,
and what should we think about his Priesthood, are two of the bunch of very
frequently discussed issues in the Temple. The lack of empirically testifiable
evidence gives these questions an aura of perennial problems. Sometimes the
possibility of Set's existence has been tried to be refuted on the basis that
we cannot know about it, that all attempts at apprehending him are mere mystical
nonsense. What more, profane society - if it is at all familiar with Set the
Egyptian god - knows him as an envious and savage murderer, sexual pervert, and
what not that seems to justify condemning his 'followers' as sneaky 'devil