Women Burned at Stake for "Witchcraft"

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by MorphingDragon, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. MorphingDragon macrumors 603

    MorphingDragon

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2009
    Location:
    The World Inbetween
    #1
    Pretty damn appalling.

    http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/18/world/asia/nepal-witchcraft-burning/index.html

     
  2. Scepticalscribe Contributor

    Scepticalscribe

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Location:
    The Far Horizon
    #2
    Yes, awful at any time, - and a painful reminder of a horrible historical legacy of publicly licenced misogyny in parts of the west which lasted up until a few hundred years ago - but especially awful to think that this can still happen in this day and age.
     
  3. niuniu macrumors 68020

    niuniu

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Location:
    A man of the people. The right sort of people.
    #3
  4. Shrink macrumors G3

    Shrink

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2011
    Location:
    New England, USA
    #4
    Welcome to the 21st Century

    Welcome to the 16th Century...:mad:
     
  5. Happybunny macrumors 68000

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2010
  6. Andeavor macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    #6
    Give it to a shaman to accuse a woman of casting a spell...
     
  7. Huntn macrumors G5

    Huntn

    Joined:
    May 5, 2008
    Location:
    The Misty Mountains
    #7
    Killing baby girls is more reasonable before they can become witches. ;)
     

Share This Page