Occult, cults, witchcraft & black magicWhen the word cult is mentioned most of us automatically assume and think of devil worshippers and people who join forces and kidnap others, brainwashing them into evil beliefs and turning them into followers.
Black magic or dark magic as it is sometimes called is a form of magic that is intended to draw malevolent spirits or entities and is usually performed for acts of evil.
Witchcraft is said to be the use of magic through magical or supernatural powers and the person who possesses these powers and uses them is said to be a witch.
The basic curse or hex is perhaps one of the oldest forms of magic dating back thousands of years with forms of hexes and curses being used in many cultures and traditions.
Perhaps the most famous of all witches and witch hunts were those accused of witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in what was then known as Salem village in Massachusetts U.S.A.
Satanism is a form of witchcraft which is religion based and is more prevalent in the United States with the church of Satan being the most popular choice for followers of the devil. It is based on deep-seated philosophy and followers are bound by certain conditions and rules.
Sťances and Ouija boards are a form of black magic and witchcraft which are a method of divination involving the summoning of the dead in order to gain information about future or past events.
The exact origins of the tarot cards are unknown but they are thought to closely resemble a pack of cards which were used to play a game in 15th century Italy where the cards were known as tarocchi.
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