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Destroy Vodou?

To: soc.culture.haiti,alt.religion.voodoo
From: (Mambo Racine Sans Bout)
Subject: Destroy Vodou?  (Was: Samaa: The origins of Voodoo dances)
Date: 7 Dec 2003 09:36:31 -0800 (Dara) wrote in message news:<>...
> I do know
> there was much violance in Voodoo ceremonies, perhaps in the past and
> I am sure some going on now.

I'm sorry, Dara, but you are wrong - there is no violence in Vodou
ceremonies.  In fact, if a person supposedly possessed by a lwa
injures someone else, they can be judged in a court of law just as
they would be if they injured someone in an ordinary context.

> I also believe that destruction of Voodoo should come and shall come
> from within the Haitian hearts. They will realize, someday they are
> dwelling in darkness and there is better for them.

Fortunately, you are not in a position to destroy any other religion. 
We Vodouisants don't want to destroy Christianity or Islam, either. 
Why do you equate "darkness" with negativity?  I think you have a race

> I have seen more than you.

I doubt that you have seen more than I!  I've been a Mambo of the
Vodou religion since 1990.

Alas!  What is it that makes some people unable to content themselves
with enjoying and promoting their own religion, and instead desire to
destroy the religions of other people?  It's madness, pure and simple.

Peace and love,

Bon Mambo Racine Sans Bout Sa Te La Daginen

"Se bon ki ra" - Good is rare
     Haitian Proverb

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