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Onward Pagan soldiers: 100 UK servicemen classed as witches and druids
As fighters they are capable of crushing an enemy with terrifying might.

But when some members of Britain's Armed Forces take off their uniforms, they like nothing more than casting spells and taking part in midnight rituals.

Around 100 UK service personnel - some taking part in the war on terror - class themselves as pagans. Another 30 are witches, according to figures.

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Pagans - who consider Stonehenge a place of pilgrimage - worship goddesses as well as gods and believe in the existence of spirits and other magical beings.

Practitioners of the faith take part in rituals to celebrate seasonal festivals. Often held in woods or caves, on hilltops or seashores, members will meditate, chant, play music and dance, and recite poetry. Pagans believe that casting spells can help people in their daily lives.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1284449/100-UK-...


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