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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    ^ indeed

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    Heh. I watched some of these videos before, and I'm of the opinion that majority of them are fabricated. Those that seemed like they were not fabricated, involved people that sound as if they didn't bother to pick up a decent 101 book.
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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    Quote Originally Posted by toxicyarnglare View Post
    I saw part of this a while back, and the sheer amount of misinformation that the "expert" they brought in said was just unreal.
    Yeah, I have to wonder where this [expletive deleted] got her information from. It was largely crazy rambling on her part. Much of what was in this film was nonsense, and it wasn't even that bad...
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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    The reason why you couldn't post it is because you need a higher post count to post links.

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    Not really going to take safety advice from a religion that nails people to crosses...

    On a serious note, it's just the internet. There are X Billion videos out there if 10 of them are any our religion that's not too bad...

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    Not really going to take safety advice from a religion that nails people to crosses...
    This is wrong on so many levels.

    Because frankly, the primary people who crucified people were the Romans...and they were pagans.

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    When I was about 10 or 12, my parents were involved with assisting some witches leave a coven. My dad and I also hunted a lot with a Satanist whose wife had joined our church.
    I remember some pretty freaky stuff happening. Dangerous things.
    When someone decides to leave their master who they've worshipped then they should expect trouble.

    Often though it's the human connections that present the most physical danger. For instance the Satanist friend was also a hells angels gang member. I have no idea how he severed those ties, or if he even did. I suspect he didn't. In the case of the witches, the coven wasn't very understanding at all...

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    I've never ever, ever heard of coven people violently trying to keep people in their midst. People from churches do all sort of negative propaganda of neopagan people just because, my father and people from his Church do this all the time to me without even realizing by calling my beliefs "crazy" or "childlish".

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    Quote Originally Posted by DON View Post
    When I was about 10 or 12, my parents were involved with assisting some witches leave a coven. My dad and I also hunted a lot with a Satanist whose wife had joined our church.
    I remember some pretty freaky stuff happening. Dangerous things.
    When someone decides to leave their master who they've worshipped then they should expect trouble.

    Often though it's the human connections that present the most physical danger. For instance the Satanist friend was also a hells angels gang member. I have no idea how he severed those ties, or if he even did. I suspect he didn't. In the case of the witches, the coven wasn't very understanding at all...
    examples of a few things aren't always the norm. In this case, I'd say your experience was very much far from the norm.

    I've had friends have lots of problems leaving churches, and have been hounded or shunned by people they knew for it. That's pretty bad in itself.

    Any group that is big enough is going to have jerks: Christians, Pagans, Athiests, etc, whomever. That doesn't make the group as a whole that.

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    Re: Former Witch: The Danger & Deception of Wicca ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Malflick View Post
    I've had friends have lots of problems leaving churches, and have been hounded or shunned by people they knew for it.

    I know many people that fall into this camp.

    And only one or two that had problems leaving their coven---and that was because they created a whole lotta drama and got kicked out and people were mad at them for a long time.
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