This article reports on people who think that playing with a pink Ouija Board can "leave a person's soul vulnerable to attack." Just think: this is the 21st century, and people who believe (or pretend to believe) this are currently walking the Earth. It's as amazing as discovering a lost tribe of Neanderthals.
It's designed for young girls ages 8 and older, but some say the mysterious product is a "dangerous spiritual game" that opens up anyone, particularly Christians, to attacks on their soul.Pink Ouija Board Targeting Young Girls Riles Critics (Via The Agitator)
"There's a spiritual reality to it and Hasbro is treating it as if it's just a game," said Stephen Phelan, communications director for Human Life International, which bills itself as the largest international pro-life organization and missionary worldwide. "It's not Monopoly. It really is a dangerous spiritual game and for [Hasbro] to treat it as just another game is quite dishonest."
Phelan, who has never played the game, said the Bible explicitly states "not to mess with spirits" and that using a Ouija board will leave a person's soul vulnerable to attack.
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