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Study guide - Bonewits' Laws of Magic

I was working on the lexicon and realized I had totally forgotten Isaac Bonewits' The Laws of Magic. Of course I have to rearrange the order for the lexicon, so here is the original order. Click on the link for the more complete version.


The Law of Knowledge
“Knowledge is power.”


The Law of Self-Knowledge
“Know thyself.”


The Law of Cause & Effect
“Control every variable and you control every change — lotsa luck!”


The Law of Synchronicity
“Coincidence is seldom mere.”


The Law of Association
“Commonality controls.”


The Law of Similarity
“Look-alikes are alike.”


The Law of Contagion
“Magic is contagious.”


The Law of Positive Attraction
“That which is sent, returns.”


The Law of Negative Attraction
“Opposites attract.”


The Law of Names
“What’s in a name? — Everything!”


The Law of Words of Power
“A word to the wise is sufficient.”


The Law of Personification
“Anything can be a person.”


The Law of Invocation
“Beings within…”


The Law of Evocation
“…Beings without.”


The Law of Identification
“You can become another.”


The Law of Infinite Data
“There’s always something new”


The Law of Finite Senses
“Just cause it’s invisible don’t mean it ain’t there.”


The Law of Personal Universes
“You live in your cosmos and I’ll live in mine.”


The Law of Infinite Universes
“All things are possible, though some are more probable than others.”


The Law of Pragmatism
“If it works, it’s true.”


The Law of True Falsehoods
“If it’s a paradox it’s probably true.”


The Law of Synthesis
“Synthesis reconciles.”


The Law of Polarity
“Everything contains its opposite.”


The Law of Dynamic Balance
“Dance to the music.”


The Law of Perversity
“If anything can go wrong, it will.”


The Law of Unity
“All is One.”

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