chapter  1
The Demonic Experience
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The demonic view is a way of experiencing, an evolving attitude that begins with doubt, thrives with suspicion, ends with certainty, and aims at decisive militant action. When it seeps into a relationship, a highly negative view of the other evolves, which in turn may lead to symmetrical counter accusations. Thus a vicious circle arises in which both sides become more and more entrenched in their negative positions.