This is precisely why I don't believe in the phrase: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." everyone seems to treat everything as nothing more than a label. "This is just that but with a different aspect." "These things happened so they are this or they are that"Miracles, karma, luck and magic still happen in this world but they're words we use even in 2021 for things that happen that we don't understand why.
This is precisely why I don't believe in the phrase: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Yeah!Did you even read what I said?
I'm not trying to say: "I know what science and magic are and everyone who says they're the same is wrong and stupid!" I'm just saying there is a different aspect that we usually fail to see because we usually are too used to what's popular.
There are still many different things to wonder about the nature of science and magic other than magic is just science we don't know about. Just saying.
If that were true then I wouldn't have said the value of a fantasy novel. But speaking of pitchfork mobs, how many religious mobs operating under pure irrationality attacked people using science because they were brainwashed into believing in some magical Deity's.Kind of making the point that magic is simply uninformed mob mentality.
I have never heard anyone use magic in those terms. You speak of magic as if it is some basic commodity of feeling or ignorance. Why not just call it happiness? Or skill? Do you say to everyone around, "Its magic that pulls me in to things that I want." Do you ever think that maybe people will think you're unusual?Magic is merely a matter of perception. I am absolutely sure that in the world I created for my books that in that world their science would one day explain how the magic works - they just don't fully understand it yet. Really good fantasy stories have a magic system that has a consistency and possible scientific explanation for the magic. In our world it wouldn't come to pass or make sense but it does in the world you have written.
When magic in our world receives a rational explanation it becomes less widely called magic but some people do think of it as such. I mean how many are incredulous that in a world were people are isolating, opening windows, using masks and washing their hands - that colds and flu aren't as virulent. It doesn't matter that Grandmother born in 1907 and left school at fourteen had enough scientific knowledge to explain why because that's how they combatted most of the plagues in hers and her mother's lifetime.
What are you talking about? Go where? You know how supercars are built but then it requires different knowledge to understand their skills? That doesn't make sense. Maybe you could help understand your point so I can maybe agree with you more.I don't even need to go, watching a TV show with a £4 million supercar can be mesmerising. I understand how they are built and the work that goes into them but it requires a different knowledge to understand their magic.
What are you talking about? Go where? You know how supercars are built but then it requires different knowledge to understand their skills? That doesn't make sense. Maybe you could help understand your point so I can maybe agree with you more.
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