Witchology, the history of Wicca & Witchcraft
by Dr Leo Ruickbie
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That's what this website is here to find out. Witchology.com is the website of WICA - the Witchcraft Information Centre and Archive - founded in 1999 by Dr Leo Ruickbie as a research and education provider specialising in the areas of Witchcraft, Wicca, Paganism, Magic (Magick) and the Occult. We have been online continuously since 2000.
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Does magic work and if so how? Dr Leo Ruickbie examines the evidence for magic and the theories on how it is supposed to work. Read it in Paranormal magazine, July 2010, pp. 56-59.
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A minister in Northern Ireland has blamed Voodoo for the earthquake catastrophe that has hit Haiti, saying that Voodoo was a Ďdangerous and destructive religion, involving the worship of evil spiritsí.
Witches across the world joined forces to cast a global spell to help the people of Haiti. Rev Terry Power, a High Priest of the Correllian Nativist Tradition of Wicca, issued a call to all witches to join him in performing a ritual for Haiti.
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Volokh Conspiracy: Estimating returns for very-long-term investors (and vampi...
Vampires, and other long-term investors, need to take care about how they interpret historical return data.
Vampires without Glitter & Girl Problems
The infected have worms writhing under their skin and vicious stingers waiting to shoot out of their mouths at the slightest whiff of hemoglobin. ‚ÄėThe Strain‚Äô isn't 'Twilight.'
Volokh Conspiracy: Tragedy of the blood commons
Vampires and zombies are both known for their voracious eating habits. If they‚Äôre not careful, they could hunt the humans -- and hence themselves -- into extinction.
'The Strain' recap: These vampires aren't sexy; they're just ...
The vampires in FX‚Äôs new thriller, ‚ÄúThe Strain,‚ÄĚ are not -- repeat, not -- romantic. They‚Äôre not brooding or conflicted or passionate or sparkly. They do not pout, pose or toss off come-hither glances. And not a single one of them looks anything like Alexander Skarsgard.
'The Strain': Making vamps scary again
Tender, loving vampires? Look elsewhere than FX's "The Strain."
Volokh Conspiracy: The ethics and economics of vampire re-ensoulment
What if we could restore vampires‚Äô souls instead of slaying them? There might be good reasons to reject a re-ensoulment policy, but the increased burden on the earth‚Äôs resources isn‚Äôt one of them.
'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life
There can be no discussion of the second episode of FX‚Äôs new horror thriller, ‚ÄúThe Strain,‚ÄĚ that doesn‚Äôt start with a giant spoiler.
Volokh Conspiracy: An apologia for Undead Studies
The undead invasion of the academy is not without its critics; some see it as a distraction from more serious and important matters. We respond to the critics.
‚ÄėThe Strain‚Äô Review: Del Toro Makes Reinventing Vampires Look Easy
‚ÄúTwilight‚ÄĚ-weary viewers decided a few years ago to let zombies replace vampires as our collective go-to undead. Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan reconfigured their witty idea or a vampire show into novels when their initial run at TV fell through. It's too bad we didn't get to see ‚ÄúThe Strain‚ÄĚ several seasons ago, but then again, the years have given the creators of ‚ÄúThe Strain‚ÄĚ time to grow ...
Francis Dunnery Invites Fans To Take Part In Vampires Album Recap
Francis Dunnery admits he's set himself a 'challenging, daunting and overwhelming' challenge with his next project
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