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Date: 10/26/08 01:59 PM

36 Responses to Mexican Witchcraft

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    October 24, 2008 at 10:30 pm
    Link: Mexican Witchcraft - Practitioners of witchcraft employing their skills for both beneficial and sinister uses.
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    hehehenerd Male 13-17
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:06 pm
    I feel like I am at school in history watching a ton of National Geograpic videos......except I am not asleep
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    Harijuku Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:07 pm
    Sacrificial chicken tenders for all!
  4. Profile photo of WhenIsLunch
    WhenIsLunch Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:12 pm
    weird, i thought catholocism looked down on magic and all that crap
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:12 pm
    Apparently that first witch, the healer, can`t heal bad teeth.
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:14 pm
    Witchcraft = IAB Theme o` the week?
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    Dr4k Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:17 pm
    I like the mexican witches more than the ghanian witches.
  8. Profile photo of Harijuku
    Harijuku Female 18-29
    390 posts
    October 26, 2008 at 2:18 pm
    Sacrificial chicken tacos for all?
  9. Profile photo of coconutnut
    coconutnut Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:19 pm
    Is there a magic cure for stupid?
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    astridhaze Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:24 pm
    "WhenIsLunch: weird, i thought catholocism looked down on magic and all that crap"

    In terms of Americans and Europeans, yes. When Catholicism spread to Mexico and South America, the two systems of belief blended more easily together.

    Keep in mind that most, if not all, Christian holidays fall on days of old pagan festivals- primarily Celtic. They had to get people to buy it somehow. That`s also how Halloween in *some* cultures got a bad reputation.

    Not so in Mexico.

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    patthebaker Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:30 pm
    so according to that lady mexicans are magic.
    awesome
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    Frogtango Male 13-17
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm
    i feel sorrz for the chicken though. What the black magic dude donen`t say is that the sacrifice is not necesary (its an easy way to get a free meal).
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    Skyira Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:36 pm
    i like there culture for white magic, always healing people with herbs meditation is wonderful!
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    GothicQueen Male 13-17
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:37 pm
    Very interesting stuff. I`ve read about all this before and I find other cultures views on witchcraft to be so fascinating. whether I agree or not.
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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:47 pm
    How in the f uck are people still believing this crap?
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    TheBuzzer Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 2:55 pm
    We call them science. Herbs and stuff to make cures
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    TheBuzzer Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 3:01 pm
    for the black magic it is just like giving fake medicane. if you think your cured then you believe it.
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    s0rd3dvis1on Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 3:42 pm
    its mostly a placebo effect than medicene but hell its no worse than faith healing
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 3:53 pm
    Pooptart: The same kind who do horrific things in the names of their gods.

    Herbal medicine I hear has some amazing results. For instance, a friend of my partner went and saw an Eastern medicine practitioner, was given a specific tea blend, had HORRIBLE nightmares that night, but woke up feeling like it was the best day in the history of the universe.

    Be it spiritual, scientific, who cares, the fact is he FELT BETTER.

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    patthebaker Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 4:20 pm
    Some of that stuff works. not the praying but they have some crazy ass natural medication
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 5:14 pm
    Psychosomatic responses sometimes work better than any scientific medicine.
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    dragonshadoz Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 7:55 pm
    Interesting. I like learning things. :-)
    The way he said "bruja" was funny to me.
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    SumireMoon Female 13-17
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    October 26, 2008 at 8:42 pm
    I can relate to this, in my culture(dominican), some people do witchcraft for good and evil. There was this one time where someone put witchcraft on my whole family because they were envious of us. It can be really harmful. :(
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 8:47 pm
    SumireMoon: I`m sorry to hear that you were a victim of it, but if it helps I`ve heard of the rule of three. Where whatever you cast upon your target or targets, comes back three-fold.

    So if it was bad for you, it was worse for them.

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    aquariuslina Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 9:10 pm
    This is crazy, I have not seen ~}-)
    But I do not like it
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    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
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    October 26, 2008 at 9:21 pm
    > coconutnut
    > Is there a magic cure for stupid?

    Apparently not, since the modern spread of stupidity and the spread of "witchcraft" seem so closely statistically linked. May a thousand ignorant, vomiting prairie dogs shred your astro-turf to cotton wool for daring to ask! :-)

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    Night_Mystic Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 9:25 pm
    the only difference(as far as I am concerned) between black and white magicians is the spiritual beliefs behind it. They can both do good and bad. Actually, I can picture a white magician f*cking poo up worse than a black one, lol.

    and the 3 fold law doesn`t exist.

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    Night_Mystic Female 18-29
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    October 26, 2008 at 9:29 pm
    Frogtango, yep, sacrificing a chicken isn`t needed. Besides, Satan would be above that, it`s God who wants the animals sacrifices(it`s in the bible).
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    SumireMoon Female 13-17
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    October 26, 2008 at 10:07 pm
    thanx Nidonemo for the concern ;-D
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    boredfjord Male 13-17
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    October 27, 2008 at 1:15 am
    DAMN people are stupid.
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    boredfjord Male 13-17
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    October 27, 2008 at 1:15 am
    Especially sumiremoon.
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    boredfjord Male 13-17
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    October 27, 2008 at 1:19 am
    Oh, and Skvira.
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    Dark_Lunar88 Female 18-29
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    October 27, 2008 at 3:18 am
    Pooptart: `How in the f uck are people still believing this crap?`

    The same way people still believe in Christianity and other mainstream religions.

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    Painter13 Male 40-49
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    October 27, 2008 at 3:47 am
    All religions are based in magic..prayer is sorcery. Using prayer to answer problems or to wish people better using an outside invisible force...is well... the definition of most magic.
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    Red5TheFinn Male 13-17
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    October 27, 2008 at 6:19 am
    Doubleyew.
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    Vagrant86 Male 18-29
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    October 27, 2008 at 10:38 pm
    ??? ok

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