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'''Demons''', in [[Christian]] mythology, are the counterparts of [[angels]].  They are angels which have fallen from grace along with [[Satan]].  Demons are inherently evil and frequently plague humanity under the command of the devil.
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In [[Christian]] mythology, a '''demon''' is an angel who has fallen from [[grace]] along with [[Satan]].  Demons are inherently [[evil]] and frequently plague humanity under the command of [[the Devil]].
  
 
==Demonic possession==
 
==Demonic possession==
Demons are supposedly able to enter and take control of a human, this is called possession.  The [[Catholic]] Church uses the ritual of [[exorcism]] to expel demons from the victims they possess.
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Demons are supposedly able to enter and take control of a human in a process called ''possession''.  The [[Catholic Church]] uses the ritual of [[exorcism]] to expel demons from the victims they possess.
  
Demon possession is also a historic explanation for those who suffer from neurological disorders such as epilepsy.  
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Demon possession used to be a common explanation for those who suffer from neurological disorders such as [[epilepsy]] or [[schizophrenia]].
  
 
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In Christian mythology, a demon is an angel who has fallen from grace along with Satan. Demons are inherently evil and frequently plague humanity under the command of the Devil.

Demonic possession

Demons are supposedly able to enter and take control of a human in a process called possession. The Catholic Church uses the ritual of exorcism to expel demons from the victims they possess.

Demon possession used to be a common explanation for those who suffer from neurological disorders such as epilepsy or schizophrenia.

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