“Give it a relaxation. You did not invent the Baphomet,” wrote one individual. “Their sculpture could be very totally different from yours. You did not invent the pose, symbolism, and many others. You will discover it all over the place.”
Others supported The Satanic Temple’s stance, mentioning that particular additions to their Baphomet statue – together with a extra pronounced chest on the Baphomet and kids circled round it – made it the temple’s personal, and that Netflix’s design was nearly similar, proper all the way down to the Temple’s copyrighted specifics.
Greaves, who serves because the spokesperson for the Temple based mostly in Salem, Massachusetts, additionally took situation with the truth that in Sabrina, satanists are portrayed as a part of “a cannibalistic cult”, perpetuating the long-held false impression that satanists worship the satan.
Greaves described the present’s illustration of the faith as “panic fiction”.
“The present determined to make use of our personal central icon, precisely as we designed it, because the central icon for his or her story’s evil human sacrificing Satanic cult,” he wrote in response to vital feedback on Twitter.
“I am amazed that anyone is confused as to why we might search authorized treatment over Sabrina utilizing our monument. Would they be as understanding of a fictional present that used an actual mosque because the HQ of a terrorist cell? A fictional Blood Libel story implicating actual world Jews?”