Magic (paranormal)

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Magic or sorcery is the uise o reetuals, seembols, actions, gesturs, an leid wi the aim o utilisin supernaitural forces.[1][2]:6–7[3][4]:24 The term magic haes a variety o meanins, an thare is na widely agreed upon definition o whit it is or hou it can be uised.

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  2. Tambiah, Stanley Jeyaraja (1991). Magic, Science, Religion, and the Scope of Rationality (Reprint ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521376319. 
  3. Hanegraaff, Wouter J. (2006). Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism (Unabridged ed.). Leiden: Brill. p. 718. ISBN 9004152318. 
  4. Mauss, Marcel; Bain, Robert; Pocock, D. F. (2007). A General Theory of Magic (Reprint ed.). London: Routledge. ISBN 0415253969.