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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
Sokar/Sokher
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
Disease and The Creative Process in Magick
"Health is inner peace" A Course in Miracles On this place I would like to say some words about illness and responsibility for your own life. At some level everyone of us is responsible for everything in the whole world, and - eventually - in the...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
From Self-Doubt to Self-Assurance: The Inner Journey of The Fool
Lack of self-confidence is an unseen enemy for many people. This foe keeps us from doing what we would love to do, from taking decisions that are good for us, and from expressing our uniqueness. Many men and women are flowers that never open up. I know what I...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Prometheus and the force of fire
Look at a flame of a fire or just a small candle. See how mesmerizing the ever-changing forms of the fire are? Do you experience the pleasant warmth, romantic feelings or sense of truly being at home, brought about by the flames? From old fire is regarded as...
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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1 TORTURE UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW What constitutes
of Justic Memo on Torture to Gonzales - Washington Post
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Waterboarding and the Media
waterboarding almost uniformly called the practice torture or implied it was torture : The New York Times characterized it thus in 81.
CHRGJ - Torture by Proxy: International and Domestic Law

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Joseph Hyungmin Son, 'Austin Powers' Actor, Convicted Of Rape & Torture
Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, was convicted last week of raping and torturing a 20-year-old woman in 1990, according to Los Angeles station KTLA.
Woman pleads guilty in Camden torture killings
By AP CAMDEN, NJ — A 20-year-old woman has pleaded guilty in the torture killings of a Burlington County couple in Camden. Shaniqua Pierre of Deptford entered her plea Monday to an aggravated manslaughter charge. She faces a 25-year prison term.
Controversial victims on Chile's official list
Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship and an alleged leftist assassin can now get $256 a month in compensation as victims of torture.
Unlocked: Gaddafi's house of torture
It was here, in a small, dark room, that Ashraf endured several rounds of torture at the hands of prison guards in 1989.
A form of torture
Because it is known that solitary confinement causes severe mental, physical and emotional effects, it qualifies as a form of torture. All major religions recognize the inherent dignity of all human beings and their capacity for redemption.

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Torture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Torture, according to the United Nations Convention Against Torture (an advisory measure of the UN General Assembly) is: ...
The Torture Game 2
May 11, 2008 The Torture Chamber II Fuel your sadistic rage... icon The Torture Chamber III Walk into the Torture Chamber once again...
Torture - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
a : anguish of body or mind : agony b : something that causes agony or pain. 2.
Medieval Torture
Nov 29, 2008 Medieval torture during the Middle Ages. Features information, links and pictures.
Torture (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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