An Old Old Story: Witch Hunt by An Old Old Story published on 2011-10-15T04:40:20Z It's October. Time for goblins, ghosts, demons, and yes, witches. On this month's episode, we look at the cultural and political practice of witch hunting. Mass panic. Fear-mongering. Scapegoating. Nothing captures our attention quite like having a really good enemy or devil to blame for our troubles. A sense of identity is important to any group. But what happens when marking the divide between Insiders and Outsiders becomes an act of hatred, exclusion, fear, and violence?