Yes, it's almost 2014. And yes, these countries still kill "witches"

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Yes, it's almost 2014. And yes, these countries still kill "witches"

Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:36 pm

Because who says we humans are in any way enlightened or evolved?

You know how the long-ago witch hunts were stupid and hateful? What a relief those days are over.

Except they’re not. In many countries, people are still killed on suspicion of witchcraft. United Nations experts cautioned in 2009 that murders of women and children accused of sorcery were on the rise. Following are just a few of many examples from around the world.
http://www.care2.com/causes/7-countries-that-still-kill-witches.html

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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:08 pm

no more crazy than a invisible sky giant watching and controlling everything.

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:48 am

I think it's basically the same kind of crazy, yeah.

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Post by Guest on Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:57 pm

veya_victaous wrote:no more crazy than a invisible sky giant watching and controlling everything.
I thank gawd that this is a relatively secular country and religion has very little say here!Razz

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Post by Caution on Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:10 am

I have a friend that used to write about this craziness all the time at a paper in Riyadh. For good times check out the Arab Times site, they're constantly on there. Here's one I found just taking a quick look.
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Post by Guest on Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:31 am

That's nothing.


There are many who come here and kill teenagers for a bicycle or mobile phone.

Secular society or not!

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:19 pm

BigAndy9, that's only secular violence if you don't think of it as Materialist Fundamentalism Smile

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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:53 pm

@bigandy
I grew up with many 'christian'/secular anglo-saxons that would do exaclty the same.

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Re: Yes, it's almost 2014. And yes, these countries still kill "witches"

Post by Caution on Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:56 pm

Hey, it looks like they're taking the problem seriously now!

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Re: Yes, it's almost 2014. And yes, these countries still kill "witches"

Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:00 pm

No pun -- but holy crap. From Caution's link:

"I studied in school for 12 years and worked as a teacher for 15 years, but never came across any subject that addresses sorcery or witchcraft," he claimed.

"This means the government is failing to raise awareness.

"There are families that have been broken apart because of those acts.

"There is one case of a Bahraini wife who went to someone because she wanted her husband to be obedient.

"He (the witch) told her to mix her period blood with his food, which eventually caused her husband paralysis. He has been in that state for the past seven years."

This is a freaking MP! Of course, here in the U.S. we have this, really just as bad:


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