A Magic Taxonomy

From: Guy Hoyle (ghoyle1@mail.airmail.net)
Date: Tue 07 Oct 1997 - 20:10:24 EEST

> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 1997 10:01:41 -0500
> From: "Beyke, Maurice A" <mabeyke@ingr.com>
> Subject: A Magic Taxonomy

> BTW, I am not all that enamored with my title of Native
> magic, it's just that I really think that the term Spirit
> Magic brings with it artifacts that I don't much care for.
> Such as needing some kind of spirit master (either a shaman
> or a priest) to teach spells. What about the family magics
> my father teaches me, or the mason's magic I learned the
> summer I got a job in town with my uncle the builder?
> Ordinary people should be able to pass on ordinary magic.

What about Folk Magic? For things like a mason's magic or a smith's
magic, why not just mason's magic or smith's magic? I agree that
ordinary people should be able to pass on this level of magic.

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