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2022-03-22 12:09:09 PM  
It's still not safe to openly practice witchcraft even today.
Or just be different than your hyper Christian neighbors and that will do it.
 
2022-03-22 12:10:49 PM  
Can easily be summed up "You are female" Basically blame the female for everything that went wrong.

How many women had to suffer because of some other woman's jealousy or some stupid man's doings.

And yes, this continues into this century.
 
2022-03-22 12:14:47 PM  

Merltech: Can easily be summed up "You are female" Basically blame the female for everything that went wrong.

How many women had to suffer because of some other woman's jealousy or some stupid man's doings.

And yes, this continues into this century.


You can still lose your job for being openly pagan in this country.
 
2022-03-22 12:29:54 PM  
Which witch is which?
 
2022-03-22 12:30:23 PM  
Monty Python "She turned me into a NEWT!
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2022-03-22 12:56:04 PM  
What about if I weigh the same as a duck?
 
2022-03-22 1:25:43 PM  
No wonder so many people wanted to leave there and go west. "Do you guys like it here? Because I don't like it here. Sure, it's wild, we could get killed by animals or natives...but I say we take our chances out there anyway."
 
2022-03-22 1:31:00 PM  
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2022-03-22 1:36:08 PM  

Weaver95: Merltech: Can easily be summed up "You are female" Basically blame the female for everything that went wrong.

How many women had to suffer because of some other woman's jealousy or some stupid man's doings.

And yes, this continues into this century.

You can still lose your job for being openly pagan in this country.


   Or just open to anything in this country
 
2022-03-22 1:54:18 PM  
I would have burned as a heretic, if nothing else.
 
2022-03-22 2:08:05 PM  
Leftfield Feat. Witches From Flying Boat - Phat Planet (Of Witches)
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2022-03-22 2:16:09 PM  
Both the fear and practice of sorcery and magical thinking continue.

Texas legislator proposing law to make abortion a capital crime

A fresh wave of book burning

"Don't say gay"

"Stand your ground" and so long as you imagine the protesters are a threat, drive right over them

Death threats against Republican election officials saying TFG lost

Q cult waiting for both JFKs to come back to Earth

Hillary's child sex slave dungeon in the basement of Comet Ping Pong

"Legitimate political discourse" using flagpoles to beat Capitol officers

The virus is a hoax but horse dewormer will protect you from it, and Fauci's vaccine has killed billions
 
2022-03-22 2:51:38 PM  
Seems unlikely. I wasn't even alive back then.
 
2022-03-22 3:04:47 PM  
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2022-03-22 3:06:50 PM  

Merltech: Can easily be summed up "You are female" Basically blame the female for everything that went wrong.

How many women had to suffer because of some other woman's jealousy or some stupid man's doings.

And yes, this continues into this century.


Depends on the country. Northern Europe seemed to love burning women.  Italy and Spain used it more as a way to extort money and/or simply seize entire fortunes.  They typically preferred those who converted from Judaism or those descended from converts.

Guess where most of the wealth came from for the Franciscans and the Dominicans (yes, the Franciscans were deep in it, hardly the image of their founder) as well as plenty of the rest of the church.
 
2022-03-22 3:29:24 PM  
#13: You run amok.

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2022-03-22 4:18:31 PM  
#14: Getting the Devil to vomit cherry pits.
 
2022-03-22 4:24:14 PM  

yet_another_wumpus: Merltech: Can easily be summed up "You are female" Basically blame the female for everything that went wrong.

How many women had to suffer because of some other woman's jealousy or some stupid man's doings.

And yes, this continues into this century.

Depends on the country. Northern Europe seemed to love burning women.  Italy and Spain used it more as a way to extort money and/or simply seize entire fortunes.  They typically preferred those who converted from Judaism or those descended from converts.

Guess where most of the wealth came from for the Franciscans and the Dominicans (yes, the Franciscans were deep in it, hardly the image of their founder) as well as plenty of the rest of the church.


It also tended to go hand in hand with periods of major civil upheaval/conflict. A majority of people (mostly women) executed in England for witchcraft were around the period of the Civil War(s). In Germany the number of trails and executions spiked during the 30 Years War. Even the Salem Witch trials took place in the wake of King Philips War and a period of intense violence on the frontier.


Strong authorities tended to not like witch-hunts, as you pointed out they liked to use inquisitions to extort money or go after political rivals.
 
2022-03-22 5:10:57 PM  
Frank Sinatra - "Witchcraft"
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2022-03-22 5:11:54 PM  
QI | What Happened To People Accused Of Witchcraft?
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2022-03-22 6:28:45 PM  
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2022-03-23 1:14:37 PM  

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