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A few things are actually impossible. Mostly highly-technical areas of science. Accelerating particles faster than the speed of light. Linear-time search with quantum computers. Simultaneously measuring the position and speed of a photon.
But mostly, when we say something is impossible, we really mean that no one has any idea how to do it. It’s impossible to do a better search than Google. It’s impossible to outsource complex work to China. It’s impossible to make computer components smaller than a few atoms wide.
Those are statements about our knowledge, not about the world. Perceived impossibilities, not real impossibilities. And the way you push back the boundary of perceived impossibilities is by understanding how those things work — how they’re built, not just how we use them right now — and figuring out a way to do it better.
That’s what direct magick is about: Exploring magick’s implementation, to push back the boundary of (perceived) impossibility.If you liked this post, consider visiting my current blog at mikesententia.com.