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The Burning Times
The enlightened emergence from the medieval Dark Ages. The Reformation. The Renaissance. An undeniably high point of human evolution. Or so we are taught, and so many believe, but to my people -- the Pagans, the Witches, the wise women and men, the healers,...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
False Memory Syndrome and the Inquisition
Memories are modified by circumstance and environment There is a new witch hunt in the United States. It has no need for proof and there is no reprieve. It is sufficient to be accused, and the lingering stench never fades. It is sexual abuse of children. The...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
After Midnight: A True Ghost Story
The nervous chatter of the tourists echoed through the musty catacombs of the ancient city of Edinburgh. If I lingered behind the crowd, would that improve my chances of seeing a ghost? Or perhaps any spectral visitor would be put off by the unstable energies...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 3
WAKE UP, GET DRESSED & MOVE OUT The search for Truth and meaning that occasionally marked the philosophies of the ancient world, appears to be in a state of serious decline in the present day. In our institutions of psychology and philosophy, there is...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Sokar, probably an earth and fertility god in early times. Later he developed into a mortuary deity, his cult center being near the necropolis of Mennefer (Memphis). He was depicted as a falcon headed human, showing his association to the king, and in the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
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

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Torture Is Illegal, but There's the Issue of Appendix M
11 attacks, still allows sleep deprivation and other sensory techniques that some say amount to a loophole to the U.S. ban on torture.
UN Condemns Harsh Abortion Laws, Child Marriage As 'Torture'
Child marriage and harsh abortion laws that deny options to rape survivors can amount to torture and must end, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture said in a new report released Thursday. The U.N.
Lemmon: Trump is un-American on torture
Torture is simply un-American. Recently I met Syrians who had lived under ISIS.
Saudi Arabia 'fights torture' & 'promotes human rights,' Gulf state tells UN
Saudi Arabia's Minister of Culture and Information, Bandar al-Ali, made the comments in Geneva in response to a report delivered to the UN Human Rights Council by Juan Mendez, the special rapporteur on torture. Al-Ali said the Gulf theocracy, which is ...
Doncaster mum Bianca Stephen accused of luring ex-boyfriend to brutal torture
GRAPHIC accusations of a Melbourne mother luring her ex-boyfriend to her house to be brutally tortured have been made in court. Police have given a disturbing blow-by-blow account of Simon Broad being bound, burned, beaten with a hammer and stabbed ...

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