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"It is estimated that in Germany 1450-1550, one hundred thousand alleged witches were put to death...in other areas, where the supply of firewood proved inadequate for individual burnings, large ovens were constructed in which numbers of witches could be simultaneously roasted to death...if a child was said to have accompanied its mother to the witches sabbat, the original practice was for it to be flogged in front of the fire on which its mother was burning, but it was later decided that this was too lenient, and the children were burned as well........ In 1768 John Wesley wrote in his Journal that those who disbelieved in witchcrft were 'in direct opposition, not only to the Bible, but to the suffrage of the wisest and best of men in all ages and nations...the giving up of belief in witchcraft is in effect, giving up the Bible............". Honest to Man. Margaret Knight. Elek/Pemberton. Yep, this is what happens when fundies get positions of power; the ravings we've seen here, whether a hoax or not (and I'm far from convinced they are a hoax) should be a constant reminder that fundy- bashing is a honourable and noble pastime. If there was a God, even he would do it........... Cheers David

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