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Is a Wiccan the same thing as a Witch? If so please explain, and if not explain also.

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Wiccans don't worship the Devil, nor do they believe in the Devil. They worship the earth, and want respect for everyone and everything.

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No, it's more about Mother Earth and how we love and respect everyone else as we want to be treated.

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that is witch craft and the bible readers did not understand that and so they changed the definition of 'witch even though a witch is someon who respects the earth and everyone
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I believe wiccans consider themselves 'white' witches. Or used to. That may be something they are sweeping under the rug now, so to speak.

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no wiccans are witches white magick is magick that benefits black is magick that harms . a wiccan is just someone who practices wicca. if your a white witch you specialize in white magick some people practice both and are like nature both good and evil so you can call them natural
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KablamySammy has it right

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Wiccans are not the same as witches. Wiccans don't worship nor do they believe in the devil they worship Mother Nature.

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Not exactly but their websites support witches, magic and even speak of Wicca as pagan religion. They also promote things of the earth, etc. The sites I have viewed are notably anti-God, especially anti-Christian. They also try to distance themselves from satan and satanists. Yet Jesus would clearly point out that to 'worship' the earth is just as much anti-Christ as the devil himself, because it is idolatry.

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^exactly why they try to distance themselves from Christianity
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The majority of Wiccans promote peace. It's like how you hear about radical muslims more than normal ones, even though the radicals make up only about 10% of the muslim population. Those brimming with hate and prejudice are just so...loud.
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I was not trying to stereotype. And there is nothing wrong with loving the earth or being peaceful. The real question is who or what does someone worship, the Creator or the creation. And I say that with nothing but peace in my heart for you. So I would ask that you reciprocate and resist placing me or any other Christian into some stereotype. Thanks.
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Witches practice witchcraft. Wiccans worship the God and Goddess. A witch doesn't have to be Wiccan and a Wiccan doesn't have to practice magic, but most often do both.

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Well, often a wiccan practices witchcraft, but not all do. Just like not all witches are wiccan, but many are. Witchcraft is the art of spells, magic, herbs, and spirits and the like. Wiccans worship the earth lord and lady and celebrate the changes in the earth. Often the two can overlap, but not always.

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Traditionally, by definition, Wicca is a witchcult - first degree initiation is as a Priestess and Witch, therefore all Wiccans are Witches. However not all Witches are Wiccan, as there are plenty of other Witchcraft traditions that do not involve Wicca.

Within eclectic NeoPagan paths, which are often based on the outer-court non-oathbound parts of Wicca (along with other things), there are some who do not choose to identify as Witches or practice the Witchcraft parts of the religion. Which I've never quite understood since Witchcraft is at the very heart of it, but ehh... to each their own I guess.

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