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Modern Contemplation of the Runes: Kenaz

KenazBrand from brand kindles until it's burned,
Spark kindles from spark,
Man becomes wise by speaking to men,
But gets dull, staying dumb.

Theories of Magic: The Topography of Magic

Topographical map Now that we have an idea of magical gravity, there is a pattern of high and low points. The high points are places of flexibility where you have more choices, but also require more physical and mental energy to maintain. The low points are places of rest, where fewer choices are available but allow for recovery from your previous efforts. We are now going to look at the possible formations of high and low points that meld together into a landscape we can traverse with the right tools.

Modern Contemplation of the Runes: Raidho

RaidhoRiding is joy of the rider
And a speedy journey
and the labor of the horse

Sheet Music: The Warrior's March

Continuing the series of sheet music for some of the songs I've written and performed over the years. All songs here are distributable via the terms of Creative Commons 3.0 Non-Commercial Share-Alike: In short, feel free to perform it, or modify it, or share it but if you're going to make money from it we need to talk.

Theories of Magic: Magical Gravity

To recap what we've covered so far: Reality is not proveably mechanistic, that is responding only to physically perceivable changes. It seems to respond to perception of reality. Those perceptions can then be changed by changing a person's belief about what they perceive, and this is the task of magic. Some beliefs are harder to maintain then others.