"Just as well we don't exist to make people like us 'cause I certainly don't succeed in the popularity stakes when it comes to "conforming" to established ways. The hassle I have to put up with because I won't just…"
"Joan, I beieve that those who remain silent may do so through either fear of standing out from the crowd and being marked as different and may be cast out or sent to hell!!) or have a deep seated fear that those in authorty may somehow be…"
"By far the biggest majority of those tried and convicted of witchcraft in Scotland were women. They were often independent women who were feared by authority - not because of what they were perceived to be able to do in a supernatural sense or…"
"Dumfries and Galloway, South West Sotland. This link gives a bit of information about the Witch trials http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/7706/1/Lizanne3pdf When a woman (usually a woman) was found guilty of witchcraft her possessions were forfeit to the…"
"I work in a museum and we have a section about local witch hunts. The tortures described include torturing the children of the accused in front of them in order to extract a confession. Our area was particularly bad. Once witch hunting was banned…"
"Thanks for your welcome. At least the people portrayed in the Wicker man - flmed around this area by the way and not on an island as appeared - were ignorant and burned poor old Edward Woodward in order to try to restore fertility to their…"
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