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Question: Do You Consider Yourself a "Witch"?
Yes - 25 (41.7%)
No - 20 (33.3%)
It's Complicated - 7 (11.7%)
Unsure - 5 (8.3%)
Special Option for Wiccans - 3 (5%)
Total Voters: 60

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Author Topic: Do You Consider Yoursef a "Witch"?  (Read 16142 times)
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« Reply #15: April 19, 2011, 05:52:07 am »

note on the above: I hope no one takes offence at my vague definitions, as I'm not trying to apply them to everyone, quite the opposite, and I certainly don't want to get involved in yet another debate on etymology and witch qualifications... although I always seem to end up there, moth to a flame.

 Cheesy
Not a problem.
I understand your POV.

For me it's a question of how complicated I want the things to be.
Am I reasponsible for a few hundred years of language developement only because I use a word?
*shrugs* Don't think so, honestly.

Of course it is up to everyone to use it or to leave it. And it is up to my own definition, do I qualify as witch according to them? Heck, sure, otherwise I wouldn't use it. Wink

How the personal definition is, I guess that will fill up another thread - serveral probably.  Cheesy
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'You had to repay, good or bad. There was more than one type of obligation. That’s what people never really understood.….Things had to balance. You couldn’t set out to be a good witch or a bad witch. It never worked out for long. All you could try to be was a witch, as hard as you could.' Terry Pratchett 'Lords and Ladies'

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