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Author Topic: UK couple turns to witchcraft to treat infertility  (Read 2524 times)

Malkin

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UK couple turns to witchcraft to treat infertility
« on: July 05, 2011, 11:26:43 pm »
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/90053017?UK%20couple%20turns%20to%20witchcraft%20to%20treat%20infertilty

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First came love, then came marriage, then came a visit to a witch for this UK couple.

Modern medicine has made great strides in this area, but Claire and Stephen Anderson of the UK took a different approach when they failed to conceive--they turned to witchcraft, and they claimed it worked, twice.

After hearing the heartbreaking news that the couple had a one in a billion chance of conceiving a child, with Claire's polycystic ovaries and Stephen's low sperm count, the Andersons visited Ladysnake, also known as Wendy Binks, a certified witch.

Ladysnake chanted, cleansed their energies and then performed fertility spells before giving the pair a lunar sex schedule.

Ladysnake continued to cast fertility spells for them in their absence with her gathering of witches.

The Anderson's are now the proud and happy parents of two children.


I do think "Wendy Binks" sounds much cooler than "Ladysnake." Although I can appreciate the evocative, "classic rock" sound of the latter, hahaha. Good job, Ladysnake.

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Re: UK couple turns to witchcraft to treat infertility
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2011, 11:13:39 am »
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http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/90053017?UK%20couple%20turns%20to%20witchcraft%20to%20treat%20infertilty



I do think "Wendy Binks" sounds much cooler than "Ladysnake." Although I can appreciate the evocative, "classic rock" sound of the latter, hahaha. Good job, Ladysnake.

 

I read this somewhere else also. I think its awesome!

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Re: UK couple turns to witchcraft to treat infertility
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2011, 10:16:54 am »
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I read this somewhere else also. I think its awesome!


That is really interesting. I suppose this is trustworthy? To dismiss this if it's true, you'd have to believe that the 1 in a billion chance happened TWICE. Is anyone attempting to explain this with science?

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Re: UK couple turns to witchcraft to treat infertility
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2011, 12:58:25 am »
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That is really interesting. I suppose this is trustworthy? To dismiss this if it's true, you'd have to believe that the 1 in a billion chance happened TWICE. Is anyone attempting to explain this with science?


I don't know about this case but I did know a woman who had a one in a billion chance of having a baby who then had 2 babies in two years despite having one NOT increasing her chances of having another one. So I do know it does happen.

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Re: UK couple turns to witchcraft to treat infertility
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2011, 04:29:40 am »
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I don't know about this case but I did know a woman who had a one in a billion chance of having a baby who then had 2 babies in two years despite having one NOT increasing her chances of having another one. So I do know it does happen.


Well, that's the whole point about figures and statistics, isn't it?
Somehow we all grow up, used that things are put into figures and tend to believe it, or give it weight.

A one in a billion chance sounds very dramatic, but what does it actually mean?
Somebody made a conclusion on base of some statistics maybe?

I'm very careful with these kinds of things. Just because it as a number in it, doesn't make it true, or reliable. Don't trust a statistic, you haven't faked yourself. :p ;)
\'You had to repay, good or bad. There was more than one type of obligation.
That’s what people never really understood.….Things had to balance.
You couldn’t set out to be a good witch or a bad witch. It never worked out for long.
All you could try to be was a witch, as hard as you could.\'
Terry Pratchett \'Lords and Ladies\'

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