The nature of magic

Paul Andinach pandinac at
Thu Jan 11 23:03:39 EST 2001

On Mon, 8 Jan 2001 kylie.preisig at wrote:

> Yes!  I've been meaning to post saying that I think my magic would
> by like programming.  And every programmer has their own style. 

I find the thought of anybody doing magic the way I do computer
programming rather worrying. My usual technique is to write something
that I think will work, then attempt to run it and fix the bugs as and
when they appear. Imagine the potential consequences of doing magic
that way...

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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