Zeena's first published sermon at 7 years old. From The Cloven Hoof periodical, 1970, San Francisco, CA, USA.: The question, 'What is the difference between God and Satan,' was put to Zeena LaVey, seven-year-old daughter of the High Priest. Her answer was..'SATAN MADE THE ROSE AND GOD MADE THE THORNS.
One example of an uniquely Sethian approach towards initiation is for the initiate to regard his or her own life with the same urgency and need experienced as in a war zone in which every move and action must be weighed yet determined swiftly, as necessity dictates. During battle, situations such as missed opportunity, lingering sentimentality, second or third chances, or excessive contemplation would be fatal; and so it is on the sinister path.
It is the nature of the Kali Yuga that most human beings are now held back from spiritual liberation due to the gravity of inertia, apathy and laziness, (known in Sankrit as the quality of tapas) that overwhelms this age. Despite this seemingly gloomy prognosis, there is a way out of this predicament for those with the will and stamina to awaken from the rampant lethargy, within and outside of themselves, to take action.