Originally dropped digitally Witch Finder - Wretched Worst - Sickening Ship (Cassette)the first time this vaporwave album came to a physical format was with this cassette. It has since been reissued, but the original run is obviously the most craved.
Beware of bootlegs. Feature image by Namroud Gorguis. Article originally published in Last updated in Solid Space — Space Museum Haruomi Hosono — Watering a Flower God Speed You Black Emperor! Sign up for an account. Sign up for an account, subscribe to Discogs newslettersand discover music articles, exclusive news, limited-edition offers, and more. When most people today hear of witches being punished, they will immediately picture one being burned at the stake.
Witch Finder - Wretched Worst - Sickening Ship (Cassette), this punishment has a much longer history and has Witch Finder - Wretched Worst - Sickening Ship (Cassette) used to deal with treason, rebellion, and heresy, as well. In particular, burning at the stake is associated with auto-da-fe and practices like pouring molten metal onto — or into — a criminal. Practically, being burnt at the stake would either mean suffocation with a larger fire or a slow death by heatstroke, damage to vital organs, or loss of bodily fluids with a smaller one.
Later, the Medieval Inquisition regularly burned heretics, and the Constitutio Criminalis Carolina of decreed that sorcery be Witch Finder - Wretched Worst - Sickening Ship (Cassette) as a criminal offense. As such, the official punishment was burning at the stake. This was likely due to an association between fire and purification. In particular, it was commonly believed that a witch would be fast consumed by the fires of hell, while an innocent would survive.
If you could endure the torture, you would usually be released. However, the witch craze was able to reach social panic was because accused individuals would accuse a wider group of friends and neighbors in turn. As a result, entire regions could be fast consumed by moral panic and tortuous tests.
In the end, the witch hunts of the 16 th and 17 th centuries led to around 40 to 60, people being tortured and executed as witches. However, that number only includes official accounts, and there were likely many more that were simply not recorded. The legacy of those dark days remains Witch Finder - Wretched Worst - Sickening Ship (Cassette) a reminder of what we humans can rationalize — and of the importance of keeping our spiritual and legal institutions separate.
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