Split the Baby. Drink the Poison. Carry the Hot Iron. Swear on the Bible

by Peter LeesonĀ edited by O Society October 20, 2019 You probably remember the story of King Solomon and the baby. Two women come before the monarch claiming to be a child's mother. Neither has evidence to show. So Solomon proposes the following: He'll cut the baby in half. Each woman will receive an equal share. … Continue reading Split the Baby. Drink the Poison. Carry the Hot Iron. Swear on the Bible

Ten Things Which Would Convince Me It’s Not A Witchunt

In 1745, Samuel Johnson published a commentary entitled Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth: "Thus the doctrine of witchcraft was very powerfully inculcated; and as the greatest part of mankind have no other reason for their opinions than they are in fashion, it cannot be doubted but this persuasion made a rapid progress, since … Continue reading Ten Things Which Would Convince Me It’s Not A Witchunt