Prima facie, the concept of witchcraft is revolting due to it being associated with the devil. Nevertheless, things shouldn’t be taken literally.
According to Encyclopaedia of Occult and Parapsychology, ‘‘witchcraft’’ derives from the Saxon wicca, sometimes translated as ‘‘wise person’’.’
I tell people, “Knowledge is knowing a concept. On the other hand, wisdom is understanding a concept and applying it constructively for your good and good of mankind.”
If you are a wise person, from that definition, you are a witch.
Witches weren’t so bad.
Women that were branded as witches in the Dark Ages were mostly healers that made use of herbs and nature in treating the sick. Let me add that midwives, who aided childbirth, were tagged witches because they made childbirth easy for women, thereby going against Yahweh’s curse on Eve in Genesis 3 VS 16. Continue reading