andrewducker + magic   43

"Gef! The Strange Tale of an Extra Special Talking Mongoose"
I can only conclude that many people are _so_ desperate to believe things that they will do so no matter what.

This is not, of course, a new observation.
magic  belief  history  weird 
july 2017 by andrewducker
Why Gandalf Never Married
A rather nice speech on sexism in fantasy. By Terry Pratchett. Written in 1985.
fiction  gender  fantasy  magic  pratchett 
march 2009 by andrewducker
Magic trick costs teacher job
Sacked for "Wizadry". You gotta love the USA.
2008  education  funny  magic  news  teachers  school  wizardry 
may 2008 by andrewducker
Magical Thinking
Even hard-core skeptics can't help but find sympathy in the fabric of the universe—and occasionally try to pull its strings.
culture  magic  psychology  religion  skepticism  superstition 
april 2008 by andrewducker

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