Why do people post Voodoo spells on the internet?

It is not something I would do outside of a private course frame, but I can understand why some others would, though I don’t always agree with the reasoning.  In some cases, it is a joke.  In some cases, the authors have co opted the convenient aspects of Vodun and put it in a western frame.  In some cases, they are workings that are common for laypersons and aspiring mystics to do for themselves, and …

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Voodoo Dolls

The use of dolls, figures, and sculptures is pretty universal in the world’s faiths.    However, what is commonly known as the “Voodoo” doll, which someone uses to perform what’s called sympathetic magic, by which what is done to the doll is done to the person the doll is modelled after, is a European invention.  It’s called a poppet. In Africa, doll like figures were used as charms or “homes” for spirits, or as sort of …

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