For some reason we are told to fear the witches, rather than those who burnt them alive.

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Fun fact, there were very few burnings. Lots of drownings, beatings, and hangings, of course, but few burnings.

Naihtaiveleht

Sounds like something a witch would say….

Scamp22

You’d think differently if someone turned you into a newt.

AladdinTN

It’s almost like its just religious nutcases deciding to find an excuse for mass slaughter of anyone that isn’t towing the line. Mass religion has been such a massive stain on humanity for such a long time that is blows my mind anyone is still willing to believe the bible. The bible tells you to *not* do exactly what Christians have been doing for two thousand years.

LevelStudent

Fear the women rather than the men persecuting them. Pattern remains. Edit: the responses show that the fragile male ego is still a factor.

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