Magic Wands

How hard is magic supposed to be?
Fending off a lion was supposed to take courage, dexterity, strength, coordination. But how about creating the world?


See? Adam can be languid, passive in Michelangel’s fresco; God is dynamic, puissant: creation takes power, God has balls!

But since Colt, killing is supposed to be as easy as pulling a trigger. Andy Worhol’s God wouldn’t be all stressed, all sweaty: he’d push a button.

So how come the ten year old apprentice wizards of the Harry Potter cartel look like they’re wrestling Hulk Hogan (or commanding a bowel movement) while they point their too-big-for-puberty wands?
(can’t illustrate reliably, the image URLs come and go)

Potter wands

The images I first used in this post eclipsed the display column. One showed all three of the main Potter characters grimacing in a digital landscape of moon rock. Never mind, next I’ll comment on sexploitation of children such as Potter‘s Emma Watson.

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About pk

Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.
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