Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Madness personified !!
....Licensed witch finders in Africa help contain what’s been dubbed ‘the standardized nightmare of the group’ within manageable boundaries.
But once exported to Britain, fear of witchcraft plays into the hands of the only available ‘safe people’: the clergy.
‘The people’s mentality is you can’t accuse anyone of witchcraft because you will be contaminated yourself,’ says Gittins.
‘The only safe people are the witch finders who are licensed, but in Britain the people who take the place of the witch finders are the clergy, because they are “close to God” and cannot therefore be contaminated.’.........