Why People Are Racist & How Witchcraft Can Help

A caveat: I have mentioned some friends in this article. They have not necessarily been portrayed at their most positive, and this is why I have not named them. We all have faults and we all make mistakes. This does not make us bad people, it makes us human. I have cited these examples because these are the examples I have to cite, and to me, they illustrate my point; how the environment of toxic positivity about which I speak can cause even the nicest, smartest people to be unintentionally mean or foolish. I mean no harm. You are still my friends. I still love you.

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From Sable Aradia.

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Beyond Mere Witchcraft

“Oh, I used to study Wicca,” says the 22-year-old woman with a patronizing smile, “but I’ve gone beyond that now.”

“Have you?” I ask, arching my eyebrow while I sit at the fair table where I’m selling the witchcraft books I wrote.

Realizing she has made an error, she backtracks.  “Oh, well, you know, I think it’s perfectly fine for some.”  She is unaware of her derision, her dismissal.  “But I find I get so much more in the path I’m following now.  And I don’t need all those tools.”  Her tone is smug.  Her implication is clearly that I must be less enlightened than she is, because she thinks I do.

Of course she does.  She’s left witchcraft for the New Age community.  She’s 22 years…

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~ by Sable Aradia on November 21, 2017.

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