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« Topic Start: June 07, 2011, 12:45:23 am »

Have you guys seen the websites that give away spells, and while mostly these spells are legit, the website itself is a little...how to put this...exaggerated, maybe? Basically, I'm calling out websites that feature over-the-top and larger-than-life illustrations of witches, some even with the typical pointy black hat, and I sort of feel as though they may lead a Seeker onto this path for the wrong reason.

I know this because I was that Seeker when I was very young. I remember believing in magic like most kids, but at a young age, I really took it to heart. I was OBSESSED with magic. I watched "The Worst Witch," "the Craft", and all kinds of sorcery-related shows as a kid. Going to websites like that gave me the impression that those the spells and rituals (which at the time I had no idea what I was dabbling in) would in fact make me levitate or make my hand glow. Obviously that's not the case.

Pagan and Witchy art are all acceptable to me in a fantastical or whimsical manner, and I have nothing against the images in self. Some of them are actually very well drawn or put together.  Hell, my friends and I sometimes even incorporate witchcraft elements in our fashion simply for glamor purposes. I can't help but wonder though - on a website that advertises extremely pagan/wiccan themes, do you think it's wrong or can be misleading to show images like that?
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