” We live in this era that has benefited from the Industrial Revolution, and we live with a kind of luxury and plenty that even all but the poorest of Americans live with a kind of sensuousness that was unimagined by medieval kings. But in order to get to this point, a lot of people had to suffer in really terrible ways. “


” I do feel like I’m in this lucky position where I can write something and people will read it, and I feel like I should say something that’s probably worth saying… I feel like it’s something worth saying, and one more person saying it is better. “


” I am saying that while popular culture usually portrays practitioners of magic as separate from ordinary people, often biologically different, many people have habits or customs or superstitions that show magic was once a whole lot more democratic. “


” In my research, what I found most interesting was how common and ordinary magic was to people in the past. “


” In the past, people generally believed they could acquire magic in two ways: through learning the craft, either from another practitioner or from books, or through obtaining magic from a powerful being-think Faust or the classic, demonized witch, both of whom get their mojo from Satan. “



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We live in this era that has benefited from the Industrial Revolution, and we live with a kind of luxury and plenty that even all but the poorest of Americans live with a kind of sensuousness that was unimagined by medieval kings. But in order to get to this point, a lot of people had to suffer in really terrible ways.
I do feel like I
I am saying that while popular culture usually portrays practitioners of magic as separate from ordinary people, often biologically different, many people have habits or customs or superstitions that show magic was once a whole lot more democratic.
In my research, what I found most interesting was how common and ordinary magic was to people in the past.
In the past, people generally believed they could acquire magic in two ways: through learning the craft, either from another practitioner or from books, or through obtaining magic from a powerful being-think Faust or the classic, demonized witch, both of whom get their mojo from Satan.

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