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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Hypnosis: A Selected Bibliography
Index of bibliography sections Selected Periodicals (14 entries) Edited Overviews of General Theories of Hypnosis (5 entries) Specific Topics Related to Research into Hypnosis. General single-author overviews, non-special-state views, social andexperimental...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Hey! Isn't That Christmas Star a Pentacle?
Isn't that Star of Bethlehem a Pentagram? Well, of course it is. Just as the Saxon Eostra (or whatever spelling catches your fancy) lent her rabbit and name in English to Pasch. Also, the day of Christ's Mass is actually the festival of the birthday of Mithra;...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
What do my dreams mean I can see the furture in my dreams?
Prophetic Dreams in Ancient Times Dreams have fascinated man since the dawn of time, and many records have been found showing accounts of dreams and the role they played in ancient time. Many thought that dreams were a way to keep in close contact with the...
Parapsychology >> Dreams
Divinity: Thought We are Many, Are We One?
Dear Questioner, You asked if there was such a thing as Christian Wicca. The simple answer is, of course there is! The tradition of communing with all the lovely fellow spirits in this cosmos goes way back beyond apostolic times. Didn't the Magi (plural for...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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How to Address Indonesia's Religious Cults
These cults are able to mobilize people to carry out extreme actions due to followers' obedience to the leader.
The 5 Scariest Cults In Modern History
Some terrifying cults are so well-known they can be described with a single word: Manson, Waco, Jeffs, Jonestown. Others may not be as iconic, but still provide plenty of nightmare material. Here are five examples, all of which made made screaming ...
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and the Pathology of New Age Cults
More significantly, almost all of these new age cults and gurus are recruitment centres for the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Sangh parivar. Put differently, the RSS has outsourced its putative recruitment to these new age cults. The RSS and the ...
MKs bid to tackle 'harmful cults' that ensnare 20000 Israelis. But it's not so
“What's the problem with cults? That it's not so clear what's happening there. By the time you realize how insane it is, you're already inside.

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