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When it was announced in February that some witches were planning a mass ritual to stop Donald Trump, the Internet mostly reacted with bemusement, as one would expect. Not all were so amused, though; some fearful and angry Christians called for a mass prayer to protect Trump from the evil

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The most iconic portrayal of women’s power over the centuries is that of the witch. Witches had the power to heal and to curse, and tapped into earth magick that had no connection to the alien beliefs of the Christian Church. It’s no surprise that men dedicated centuries to hunting down

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Deep in the forests of northern Germany lays the highest peak of the Harz Mountains, Brocken. It is here that in pre-Christian times the locals would eat magic mushrooms, give sacrifices, and dance around bonfires on the eve of May, all for the purpose of bringing in a fertile spring.

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“In the year 275 an Iranian Aryan publicly rejected the scriptures and Jesus Christ as being divine. For his outspokenness, he was arrested, crucified, skinned, stuffed, and hung from the city gates as a macabre warning to any would-be skeptics. Of course, all faiths have killed for their gods; the

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A couple of years ago, our writer Amy posted a feature on Rik Garrett’s photography series, Earth Magic. Now, this series has been published with an introduction by Pam Grossman as a beautiful hardcover book via Fulgur Esoterica either on its own or with a print of one of his

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It’s past Halloween, but every day is Halloween at CVLT Nation. So today I wanted to put together some of the most inspiring imagery of the almighty witch from the past few centuries. A witch is a woman who is not afraid to show her power and her connection to

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