“Confessions of an
This describes how someone can be atheist, and also a witch, and what those words mean, and what “magic”/“witchcraft” can mean. And honestly, this is blowing my mind, and puts into words what I've thought.

Performing a certain ritual/actions, and saying/using certain words, can make you feel better/confiden/happy/whatever, and isn't that basically ? (What this author calls “Purely Psychological Magic”)

You've changed “the world”

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This is basically “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy” too. Which says “Talk to yourself a certain way” → Change your feeling → Be able to do a difficult task → Get outcome.

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@ebel Modern CBT has that, at the same time, a lot of modern CBT is about body and mental awareness.

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