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By  Voij

And what makes "necromancy" all that much more appropriate to discuss than "necrophilia"? If anything, only one of them can actually occur outside of fiction. Sooo...

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Necromancy means communicating with the dead. Dungeons and Dragons misuse of the word should not take precedence.

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necromancy is a whole school of magic in dungeons and dragons.necromancy is not resurrection .it's the raising of the dead,bodily.BODILY(necromancy is used for other purposes,communicating with the dead or summoning their spirit for divination)

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#54, Necromancy is any and all death related magic. (Magic dealing with the dead, bot killing people.) It even says so in the name. D&D was mostly compiled by taking from various existing lore and altering it. They're not spot on, vut are close enough.

By  Voij

And what makes "necromancy" all that much more appropriate to discuss than "necrophilia"? If anything, only one of them can actually occur outside of fiction. Sooo...

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Yes, I agree. I can think of no reason OP's mom should have needed to talk to them about either topic.

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What's wrong with a discussion about bringing the dead back to life? I theorize such topics all the time as well as play zombie games and watch The Walking Dead and other shows where the dead were seen to come back to life. And are you honestly telling me it's just as wrong to talk about fictional stuff as it is to talk about fucking a corpse?

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The way I understood it, necromancy is communicating with dead people, not reviving them. I don't believe that would be sufficient for a necrophiliac's interests.

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#23 This makes some sense. The words necro and mancy translate loosely to "Master of the dead". Which tends to be why necromancy has commonly been associated with bringing back the dead.

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I know the traditional definition of "necromancy" is just talking to the dead. However, I read way too much fantasy. So I always think of it associated with raising the dead or other black magic associated with the dead. I can't be the only one.

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59 Magic cannot alter the laws of nature by anycoven or religions rules. Dead is dead. The only instances of claimed success in bringing the dead to life, back to how they were when living, is when a god or deity does so. Nothing less. Anyhow, necromancy has had implications to other things involving the dead than just talking to them since the days of Alastair Crowley if I recall correctly. Communication was just the easiest and most practical. Attempts to raise the dead resulted in failure or

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Necromancy actually is communicating with the dead, usually in order to predict the future. Somewhere along the lines, pop culture got it misconstrued into raising the dead.

Oh dear. I think I got them mixed up too and am in the wrong profession. I thought I was a necromancer.

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No. A Freudian Slip is when you say something you didn't mean to say. Not when you confuse two things. An example would be if you told your parents you were hanging with some friends, but then you make a comment about one of them that you know your parents don't want you around. That would count.

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Good point. What if her confusion of the two words was caused by an unconscious motive to either have sex with the dead/bring the dead back to life?

Dont you hate it when your parents get to that age where you need to have "the talk" with them about not confusing sexual fetishes? I think my mother was equally horrified that i knew what a snowball is, as what it actually entails.

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Then google donkey punch, one eyed pirate, and the hog tie. Or just go right to urbandictionary.com and start surfing. I have a drinking game for UD.com, take a shot every time you find a definition that disgust you.

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#31 That sounds like a very quick and easy game to learn. How would you know when the game is over and who won?

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Whoever has to go to the hospital for alcohol poisoning first is the loser, though they'll both feel like losers the next morning

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