1)Tell the person who only practices the art to rebel that magic is real and they can get seriously hurt. If they don't listen it's on them.
2)Tell one who brings up Salem that those girls were wrongly accused and that they have nothing to do with magick.
3)Glamours are real but not all work, especially for beginners.
4)To explain being eclectic you can say that you draw from many beliefs but have no set system.
5)cernunos does seem similar to pan but pan has goat horns and cernunos has deer horns. Pan is greek and cernunos is Celtic (Irish).
6)Choose one, they pretty much rule the same things, and neither can be a "matron" because they are male.
7)There is little difference, a pentacle is a pentagram in a circle. The pentagram being a five pointed star.
8)Sometimes, but the energy from a prayer said in faith can compensate for lack of offerings.