Essay On Evil Witches

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There was a thousands of people believing that evil Witches existed. They were seen as evil people, primarily women, who devoted their lives to hurting and killing others through black magic and evil sorcery. The Catholic Church the time taught them that Witches did not exist. It was the heresy to say that they were real. For example, the 5th century Synod of St. Patrick who believes that there is a vampire in the world, that is to say, a witch, is real whoever it comes down to reputation upon a living being shall not be received into church until he revokes with his own voice the crime that he has committed. A capitulary from Saxony blamed people in our world on pagan belief systems. If anyone deceived by the Devil, believes after the manner of the Pagans that any women and man. People were actually saying that if you were a witch you ate men. The biggest witch hunts began in many western European countries. The Roman Catholic Church created an imaginary evil religion. People they said that were evil Witches who kidnapped babies, killed and ate their victims.A backlash against women, or a tool of the common people to name scapegoats for spoiled crops, dead livestock or the death of babies and children." Walter Stephens, a professor of Italian studies at JHU proposes a new theory. Religious leaders felt that they had to retain the concepts of both an omnipotent and an all-loving deity. They had to make Witches and demons in order to make them existence of evil in the world. On January of 1692 the daughter and niece of Reverend Samuel Parris of Salem Village became ill. When they couldn’t prove they were actually ill the village doctor, William Griggs, was called in. His diagnosis of bewitchment was put in place of being mot... ... middle of paper ... ... before he was hung. They had no choice but to just listen to Abigail and what she was saying about everyone being in witchcraft. Giles Corey was being pressed to death for not standing to trials also affected people greatly. Giles Corey had no mercy because they didn’t believe a word he was saying but what he was telling them was actually the truth. This made people look at things different they thought before they did. Lying will get you nowhere besides getting people killed or seriously in trouble with someone. People’s lives are nothing to play with and especially if they have a family at home that need to them there every second. Children have to grow up without a parent due to miss communication with someone wanting to their own life knowing they were in the wrong in the whole thing. If you do something you have to step up and own up to what you have done.
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