MAGIC, WHAT IT IS, AND ITS DANGERS
by Dr. Lawrence Wilson
August 2018, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc.
information in this article is only the opinion of the author and for
educational purposes only. It is
not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health
The purpose of this short article
is to question the way magic is defined in teachings such as A Course In
Miracles and The Jeshua
Material from Shanti Christo
Foundation. These teachings define
magic as anything other than the use of pure mind power to achieve a goal.
For example, taking vitamins and
following a diet for the purpose of healing would be
considered a “magical means” of achieving health.
We do not agree with this use of
the word magic. There is nothing
magical about physical methods such as diets. Furthermore, we think it is deliberately confusing and
potentially very dangerous. It
steers people away from doing things that are simply common sense.
Please be careful if you read A Course In
Miracles and related books about what we consider this flaw in the