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« Reply #10: November 15, 2008, 08:30:25 am »

So, what's your views... Do you think the Druids did curses as well as cures? Do you think they recognized both the positive and negative aspects of Deity and Nature? If so, why? If not, why?
Yes, and there is ample evidence to suggest they did.

In addition to what others have stated, there are three fili "curses," as it were, known as The Shield of Aitherne-- Šer 7 glŠn 7 ailges--"satire and extempore lampooning and importunity."

Cursing features in the literature with druids and filidh just as prominently as praises and blessings, and was likely essential to a fili's curriculum.
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