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Question: Do You Consider Yourself a "Witch"?
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« Reply #11: April 18, 2011, 07:56:48 pm »

If practising traditional witchcraft makes me a witch then yes I am too. I don't much like the term though.

As above, with reservations. The very definition of the word 'witch' is such a can of worms, I'm hesitant to even mention it normally. Not because of any perceived negative meaning by Christians, but simply because it's had so many different generally accepted meanings over the years, and they are each correct within their era and location.

Personally, I try not to get too fixated on Witch or Witchcraft, because in the end it's what I practice that defines me, not what I call myself. I also usually consider folk magic/witchcraft/cunning craft to be separate to religion, while obviously connected to one's world view, I don't consider it an exclusively Pagan concept. Each to their own though, I respect other's use of the word if it has meaning to them.
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