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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.

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.

Theories of Magic: Difficulty of Belief

Climbing a difficult mountain

Theories of Magic: Exploring Belief

Theories of Magic: The Nature of Observable Reality

Shadow Puppets