...Magus Peter H. Gilmore, the high priest of the Church of Satan, agrees that humans need to take responsibility for their own actions because “our lives are in our own hands.”
“We Satanists find it amusing that people either praise or blame God for their own successes and failures,” Gilmore wrote in an email to TheDC. “Believers usually thank God when some tragedy killed most, but not all – ‘Thank God that little child survived the tsunami – it’s a miracle!’ Of course, why their God let the rest of the folks die horribly is conveniently ignored. Likewise, when good fortune strikes, God is thanked, but one has to wonder why the theists don’t blame God when he doesn’t let them win the lottery or get a job promotion.”
Gilmore told TheDC that Johnson is consistent with his thinking if he believes there is a God who regularly intervenes in his life. With that logic, Johnson “is right to blame him for falling down on the job and letting him miss that pass,” Gilmore wrote. ...
~ Source: The Daily Caller.