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Magic Expose Book

To: alt.magic,alt.magic.secrets,alt.magick
From: Re O'Stat 
Subject: Re: Magic Expose Book
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 23:41:57 GMT

In article <>, (Gnome d Plume) wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Apr 2002 19:35:33 GMT, "Chris" 
> wrote:
> >you fool...
> >
> >The book is about Magic... not Magick.
> >

> >anyways even if it was about Magick, who cares? Magickal secrets are not the
> >incantations, symbols, names of entities, rituals or spells... you could
> >write volumes of books like this. It is the inner changes and work that are
> >the secrets... and a book cannot even describe it, let alone teach it... it
> >must be experienced over time.
> >
> *****Chris:
> Please don't alter and mix-up other people's posts the way you just
> did. There was no title or description of the book and the B&N link ET
> posted produced nothing. There is a quasi-occult form of stage magic
> called "Black Art" which overlaps into phoney spiritualism and an
> exposure of such practices is of interest to occult magicians. This
> book obviously didn't fit in that category but there was no way of
> determining that from what little ET actually posted. *****
> Gnome
Black Art magic has nothing to do with the occult, "quasi" or otherwise.
The Black Art technique has been used for centuries, ranging from such 
typical conjurors' tricks as the "Square Circle" and its numerous 
variations (which most kids who do magic work with) and goes up to the 
fantastic Prague Black Art theater.

Black Art is a technique or principle, nothing more. Could it be used in 
for a pseudo-spiritualist effect? Absolutely. Of course, so have 
cameras. That does not make an instamatic a "quasi-occult form of" 


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