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Monday, March 25, 2013

What is Magic?

The medieval demonographer, Martin Delrio, in his Disquisitionum Magicarum Libri Sex, gives this definition:

"An art or skill that, by means of a not supernatural force, produces certain strange and unusual phenomena whose rationale eludes common sense..."

What follows is an interesting (but very dry and scholarly) essay on magic by Harry Wedeck. I did have to pull out my dictionary a couple of times - he does love those big words - but it made me think, gave me a wider perspective, and because of this, I think it deserves a read. So...

... I am so sorry to do this to you, but this post has been moved to my new website, Book of Shadows, and can be found in its entirety here: What is Magic?
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