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Quote Originally Posted by Swammerdami View Post
"Demonic possession" is relatively rare in modern times, I think. (How common is Tourette syndrome, although that's probably not the same thing?)

Yer such "possession" might have been more common in Jesus' time, given his fame curing several(?) cases. THAT is the particular point I was trying to address: Is there evidence that such (auditory hallucinations? schizophrenia?) was more common in Jesus' time?
Maybe not in Portland.

https://apnews.com/article/portland-...ea3e9a8fc21384

Exorcism: Increasingly frequent, including after US protests
We just try to not look the Exorcists in the eyes...