The witches casting spells on Trump say it’s working
Thousands of witches all over the world have said their binding spell is working.
A document containing details of a spell was earlier this year circulating on witchcraft forums and social media.
According to a Facebook group for the binding spell event, witches from around the world plan to cast the “largest mass binding spell in history”.
It calls on witches, seasoned and occasional, to “Join the largest mass binding spell in history as participants around the world, individually and in groups, focus their consciousness to prevent Donald Trump from doing harm.”
But after several binding spells cast in accordance with lunar cycles, the witches, who say the spell is not to cause the President harm, but rather to stop him from doing harm, say that it’s working.
“The idea of some kind of magical resistance has been brewing in a number of circles of occultists and magicians, and we all put together the document,” a 51-year-old writer Michael Hughes, who runs the Facebook group for the Magic Resistance, told Haaretz.
“None of us had any idea it would become a global viral sensation.”
“I expected backlash from evangelical communities, and that has certainly happened. I didn’t expect criticism from the occult and pagan community. But just like other religions have their dogma, pagans and wiccans have their dogma,” he adds.
Of whether it’s working, Hughs says: “Magic is more an art than a science, so it’s hard to quantify.
“I see the administration being stifled in their attempts to see their agenda pass. So one way or another, our goal is being realised.”
The document clarifies that binding is different to other types of harmful spells, and simply intends to neutralise Trump’s ability to cause harm, rather than to harm him.
“In this document, binding, which seeks to restrain someone from doing harm, is differentiated from cursing or hexing, which is meant to inflict harm on the target(s). It is understood, in this context, that binding does not generate the potential negative blowback from cursing/hexing/crossing, nor does it harm the caster’s karma.”
Ingredients for the spell include an orange candle with Trump’s name engraved in the side, an unflattering photo of the President and a Tower tarot card.
The instructions include lighting the candle, reciting the spell and then blowing “out orange candle, visualising Trump blowing apart into dust or ash.”
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There is an alternate ending which does not require visualising Trump blowing apart.
The spell, in part, beseeches Trump in the name of “Liberty, Love, Equality and Peace.”
Read the full instructions here.bruary.
Last year, a group of queer witches cast a spell on the self-proclaimed ‘Pharma Bro’, Martin Shkreli, who gouged the price of medications.