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There’s an Actual Pagan Academy in NYC Training Adults to Become Real-Life Witches
The Blaze ^ | Jun. 17, 2013 10:51am | Billy Hallowell

Posted on 06/18/2013 12:16:05 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Those who dislike or are relatively unfamiliar with the occult will likely be surprised to learn that a witchcraft school—like an adult version of Hogwarts—is in full operation in the center of New York City. The Wiccan Family Temple Academy of Pagan Studies, while certainly different from the fictional school that Harry Potter and his friends attended, does provide some intriguing elements that will serve as a surprise to those with little familiarity with Pagan beliefs and witchcraft.

The academy, according to information on its web site, offers affordable training, which includes coverage in the “Path of Wicca,” Starlight Vision Series, Herbal Intensive Series, tarot and pendulum use and many other elements important to the practice of Wicca. The educational facility claims to be the first of its kind in New York City. …

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Religion; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: paganacademy; sorcery; wicca; witchcraft

1 posted on 06/18/2013 12:16:05 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

There’s everything in NYC.


2 posted on 06/18/2013 12:26:41 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

“The Wiccan Family Temple Academy of Pagan Studies”

this must be the new name for Cal Berkeley...


3 posted on 06/18/2013 12:30:37 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Olog-hai

AKA The NYC Institute for Lesbian Studies.


4 posted on 06/18/2013 12:36:25 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Olog-hai

I went to a witch ceremony in Salem, MA at Halloween a couple of years ago. She told us to make a wish. I did and it came true. I should probably go back...


5 posted on 06/18/2013 12:53:58 AM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Olog-hai

http://www.wnd.com/2013/06/satanists-help-us-clean-highways/print/


6 posted on 06/18/2013 12:56:11 AM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: Olog-hai; All
Sorry I am on a device I meant to go to public post not private. Here is what I posted.

How about a satanic temple adopt a highway.. Yikes http://www.wnd.com/2013/06/satanists-help-us-clean-highways/print/

7 posted on 06/18/2013 12:59:32 AM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: Olog-hai

So?


8 posted on 06/18/2013 1:51:48 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: Olog-hai

A couple of years back Syracuse University appointed a wiccan(sp) as a spiritual adviser to it’s Hendricks Chapel staff...

...another sign of the approaching apocalypse.


9 posted on 06/18/2013 3:26:58 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: GreatRoad
I was just up in Salem, MA last weekend.

Lots of good restaurants, Interesting city. But there are indeed some strange people there, and one townie I knew said (to my stated curiosity on what it is like there on Halloween) said he avoids the place on Halloween and stays out of town for the evening. Not because of the crowds and traffic, but because the city becomes a magnet for every weirdo on the face of the earth. The person said it was disconcerting to be in the presence of so much strangeness in one place.

I would readily admit it is true, from what I saw last weekend.

I must admit, though, that this particular liquor store made me laugh out loud, and I considered buying a tshirt from them..."Bunghole Liquors"

10 posted on 06/18/2013 3:32:22 AM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: Olog-hai

I live in NYC. That’s nothing.


11 posted on 06/18/2013 3:35:06 AM PDT by oblomov
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To: Olog-hai

The witches and wizards at Hogwarts were NOT PAGAN! Good heavens.


12 posted on 06/18/2013 4:22:03 AM PDT by Moonmad27 ("I'm not bad, I'm just drawn that way." Jessica Rabbit)
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To: Olog-hai

There is an explosion of satanism among our young people. Thank you, Scholastic. Organizations offering help for the possessed are popping up all over the place to deal with it. Tell your children and anyone else you have any influence over to stay far away from anything even vaguely or facetiously occult. Don’t even unwrap your fortune cookie, and I’m not joking.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 4:27:30 AM PDT by firebrand
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A group of former coworkers, including a lay-minister (son of an ordained minister) faithfully followed their horoscopes. All of them, including the minister, stated that they believed their horoscopes.

One particular horoscope stated that the reader would “meet a new lover” on that day. I asked the minister if this meant that every married person of this particular sign would either divorce or commit adultery. He admitted that he never looked at it that way and I had a point.

14 posted on 06/18/2013 4:43:43 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Olog-hai

I went to Dinosaur College and became a stegosaurus.


15 posted on 06/18/2013 4:48:41 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Disgusting. I wish the NY Post did not carry horoscopes. It’s so low-class.


16 posted on 06/18/2013 4:57:40 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: Olog-hai
It's not "the first of its kind" in NYC. NYC has always had Wiccans. Back in the 1970's, there was a place called The Magickal Childe on 18th street off of 6th ave which held classes on Wicca. For a while I had a Wiccan girlfriend. A short while. She was very affectionate but was associated with people I found far too strange for my tastes.
17 posted on 06/18/2013 5:00:30 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Olog-hai

What is the fate of fools and their money?


18 posted on 06/18/2013 5:12:38 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: firebrand

The only believable message in a fortune cookie is:

“Help! I’m trapped in a fortune cookie factory!”


19 posted on 06/18/2013 5:17:37 AM PDT by Seraphicaviary (St. Michael is gearing up. The angels are on the ready line.)
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To: Olog-hai

Tax exempt, no doubt.


20 posted on 06/18/2013 5:19:44 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Olog-hai

As loathsome as I find this, There is that pesky 1st Amendment thingy to which I passionately subscribe. Although I can’t imagine a Wiccan dying on the battlefield to defend my right to be a Christian, There are PLENTY of Christians who would die on the Battlefield for THEM to practice their “faith”.

(First, they came for the Wiccans....)


21 posted on 06/18/2013 5:28:15 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: PapaBear3625

I heard of that place (mostly because a friend of my sister was one of its denizens) but not to the effect that it was an “academy” of any sort.


22 posted on 06/18/2013 5:29:06 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

To each his/her own; as long as they don’t force my grandkids into it.


23 posted on 06/18/2013 5:30:17 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Olog-hai

You would think people would outgrow that silliness by the time they became adults.


24 posted on 06/18/2013 6:54:56 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: left that other site

You are very WRONG many wiccans have fought and died in the military-the VA just recently(a few years ago) approved the pentagram as a religious symbol for headstones. Check out the facts paganism has been around since the dawn of man. The term pagan is Latin for common or country folk.


25 posted on 06/18/2013 7:13:52 AM PDT by alchemist54 ((for those who fight for it freedom has a taste the protected will never know))
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