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Georg Bartisch was a person who dedicated his life to finding cures for eye diseases. He was born in 1535, and was an apprentice to a barber surgeon by the age of 13. From what I can see, he was a bit of a prodigy, carrying out operations at an early

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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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The west has a sordid history of persecution, much of it at the hands of various sects of Christianity. Some of the most disturbing events in history are the various witch hunts and witch trials that have taken place all over Europe and in North America, where women were tortured

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Jan Parker‘s paintings for Peter Haining’s Witchcraft and Black Magic are creepy and breathtaking. I could write about how his work gets under my skin, but why not let it speak for itself! via Dangerous Minds

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A couple of months ago, I was reading Lucifer Rising: A Book of Sin, Devil Worship and Rock n’ Roll by Gavin Baddeley, a book retracing the history of Satanism from the early ages to the late 90’s. It’s a good read, and I learned tons of stuff about the

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by Martin Schneider via Dangerous Minds Blogging under the name cavalorn on LiveJournal, Adrian Bott has unearthed an absolute beaut from his childhood—a 1974 guide to the occult, written expressly for children, masquerading as a more innocuous manual on performing magic. The book was called How to Make Magic and

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