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Hyperspace Reality
Despite the fact that the 'new' physics, a godchild of the Einsteinian revolution has taught us that the Universe we perceive is a mere shadow of a vastly more unpredictable one, most of us still view the world in a distinctly materialistic way. A world where...
Modern Science >> New Physics
The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Building Shadows: A Witch
A witch's Book of Shadows. That mysterious Grimoire that holds all the information a witch will ever need, a volume of all the spells ever written, the magic of the ages bound together with paper and ink…. Poppycock. It is not some ancient arcane book that...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Book Review: A Witch's Book of Dreams by Karri Ann Allrich
Buy on Amazon Artist and Author Karri Ann Allrich has enriched us all with, "A Witches Book of Dreams." For anyone, who has ever feared or questioned a dream, this is the book for you. I have never seen a book with such an extensive "Dream...
Parapsychology >> Dreams

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Ergotism: The Satan Loosed in Salem?
Apr 2, 1976 Salem witchcraft trials in 1692, yet a .... Convulsive ergotism may have been a physiological ..... ergot poisoning as an initiating factor in.
The Salem Witch Mock Trial - ClassBrain
Oct 2, 2007 There are four major theories about the Salem witch trials including: a theory regarding ..... LSD is a derivative of ergot, a fungus that affects rye.
Finding the True Cause of the Salem Witchcraft Trials
witchcraft trials, the mass hysteria in Salem also developed from the turmoil of the ... as to why ergot poisoning could have caused the Salem witchcraft trials.
conjuring history: the many interpretations of the salem witchcraft trials
The Salem Witchcraft Trials have cast a spell over historians and non-academics alike. ... the causes of the Hysteria from ergot poisoning to actual witchcraft.
Witchcraft or Mycotoxin? The Salem Witch Trials
Background: The Salem witchcraft trials of 1692 have been studied by many ... cumstances behind the ergot poisoning theory for this historical event are de-.

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The truth behind the Salem witch trials
Comforting though this idea might be, the theory was discarded within months of its advancement. Not all the afflicted girls lived in the same household, for one thing.
Researchers confirm location of Salem witch trial hangings behind a Walgreens
A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago. The site, known as ...
8 Common Foods That Naturally Get You High
I mean, ergot, aside from leading to hectic convulsions and gangrenous symptoms, more or less contributed to the insanity of everyone calling for the Salem Witch Trials. Don't try this at ... The high, though, is theoretical for the most part.
Possessed Or Poisoned? Modern Medical Science Tries To Explain History's Most
There is no solid answer for what really happened in Salem, or the number of towns that claim to have dealt with possessions, but some of the theories are quite possibly as fascinating as the idea of a true possession. ...
Holy Hysteria
We mostly know what happened next: Salem authorities suggested witchcraft as a cause, and the afflicted girls accused innocent villagers of torturing them at the behest of Satan himself.

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The Witches Curse | Clues and Evidence | Secrets of the Dead | PBS
When Linnda Caporael began nosing into the Salem witch trials as a college student in the early ... LSD is a derivative of ergot, a fungus that affects rye grain. ....
Salem Witch Trials: The Fungus Theory - Neatorama
Oct 15, 2012 More than three centuries after the end of the Salem witch trials, they ... Ergot is a fungus that infects rye, a grain more commonly used in past ...
Ergot Theory Could Clear Accused Witches
This poison grows in rye, the staple crop in Salem, and thrives in warm, damp, .... The Salem Witch Trials started due to ergot poisoning, but once the trials ...
Ergotism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ergotism is the effect of long term ergot poisoning, traditionally due to the ingestion of the .... been the source of accusations of bewitchment that spurred the Salem witch trials. This medical explanation for the theory of “bewitchment” was first ...
Salem Witch Trials
What really caused a group of young women to become feverish and delusional?

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