New Hilton Village store caters to witches, Pagan culture
There are 2 comments on the Hampton Roads, Virginia, news, sports, weather, real estate, jobs and cars from the Daily Press -- dailypress.com story from Apr 11, 2010, titled New Hilton Village store caters to witches, Pagan culture. In it, Hampton Roads, Virginia, news, sports, weather, real estate, jobs and cars from the Daily Press -- dailypress.com reports that:
As you might suspect in a store called The Magickal Attic, brooms, wands and caldrons decorate the space, waiting to be sold.
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“One voice is enough.”
Since: Jul 07
#1 Apr 11, 2010
"Take a few moments to learn."
Good advice, but the problem that she's speaking against in her monologue happens to involve cultural Christian demonization of the other (examples like calling practitioners of other religions/cultures "Satanic" or "Devil Worshipers.)
A great deal of energy may still need to be spent on retaking the word "witch" and unzipping its cultural baggage.
I also hoped to hear more about the store and how they intend to cater to Pagan culture; although a small educational blurb by an everyday sounding lady talking about her culture and experience certainly has merits.
The article adds a great deal more information as well.
Since: May 08
#2 Apr 12, 2010
It was nice to see such a positive article. However, a lot of the terminology was such that the average non-Pagan probably wouldn't know what the shop owner was talking about! I would have used different verbiage.
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