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I did a report on the history of witches as my final project for my religious studies, and I learned some very interesting things.

If you go back before the big Christian witch hunts you'll see a lot of reports of people getting burned for accusing others of being witches. The explanation was because the church believed that only through God could you perform "magic" so even if someone tried to cast spells and what not it would be ineffective. Therefore the belief that others could perform magic was seen as just as pagan as people attempting it.

So if you accused someone of being a witch there was no grantee the "witch" would get killed, but you sure as hell would just for thinking witches existed.

As we all know the church eventually gave in to the people's demand for "justice" and the big witch hunts started.


27th February 2014

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1 year ago #9420027        
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Dat smug look on Queen Europe's face, though... Haha :-)



2 years ago #9342198        
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The start of the big witch hunts were less "we will give the people what they want," and more "hey, we can take their stuff."

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6 months ago #9488985        
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Correct me if I'm wrong but I heard that women could be accused of being a witch just because she was too intelligent because back in those days a woman wasn't allowed to study or learn how to read or write so if a woman had a lot of knowledge she was a witch 'cause "she was worshipping Satan and he gave her that knowledge"
Just stupid, and it didn't happen just with women but with men too. Religions gain power while they keep people stupid and with fear. That's thw way they work since prehistoric times

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1 year ago #9382701        
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Queen Europe is very pretty yet she kinda looks like a child (in a cute way)

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6ArTrA6

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2 years ago #9301559        
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Good! I never liked him anyway! I'd rather deal with Denmark for a year than King Europe for a day!

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22 days ago #9556568        
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I wish this was the way they thought about the witches the whole way through, instead of killing the 'witches'.
They should have seen if they were heavier than a duck, then if they weren't, not a witch! (If you don't get this, it's from Monty Python)



Vladivoj

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3 months ago #9530778        
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Hehehe. What goes around comes around, truly. Also, most of the especially heinous cases of witch-hunt in Bohemia, Moravia nad silesia, as well as in Poland, were not even trying to justify it religiously and made it pretty clear that their target are the wealthy.

Also, most of those involved weren't even priests. In Losiny trial the priests were even opposed.



7 months ago #9482255        
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Queen Europe looks so happy at the end!



8 months ago #9469444        
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it's this sort of stuff that shows how arbitrary all these hunts were, and generally how many things in religion don't add up... eh.

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1 year ago #9411641        
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LOL



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