> Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
> > What is everyone's opinion on being a Church of Satan member while
> > at the same time being a member of the O.T.O?
> Hey, if it feels good, do it. :P
> > Do you believe that these two groups are in conflict? Why or why
> > not?
> This depends on who you ask... I am not sure what official the
> official (c)OTO policy is
I know of at least a couple of people who are members of both organisations.
> but I have heard that membership in some
> groups, such as SOTO and various A.'.A.'. lineages can halt one's
> progress in the Order, or even lead to expulsion.
As I understand it, membership in another Order claiming to be OTO, or
using OTO's rituals or marks etc., is not allowed. Apart from that it's
pretty much up to the individual.
> As a member of the
> MoE Triad, I have not seen any *official* communications from the
> Grand Lodge regarding this, but there seems to be a lot of mumbling
> about this both on the internet, and in my local body. For my part,
> I would love to see this issue clearly laid out to the membership (on
> all levels) of the OTO by the leadership of the Order, as it is a
> matter of mundane policy, and not a metaphysical *secret*.
It's pretty much a non-issue apart from the above. I suppose that
doesn't stop people trying to make it into an issue :-)