“Confessions of an #Atheist #Witch”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.https://medium.com/@Vi_LaBianca/confessions-of-an-atheist-witch-24c659ecb700
Performing a certain ritual/actions, and saying/using certain words, can make you feel better/confiden/happy/whatever, and isn't that basically #magic? (What this author calls “Purely Psychological Magic”)
You've changed “the world”
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.
@ebel Modern CBT has that, at the same time, a lot of modern CBT is about body and mental awareness.
Destroy the old gods.