E10 Border Security

Donald Trump campaigning in Arizona

Today on the Placebo Magick Podcast we discuss why Trump's border wall might seem worthwhile to many despite all the data and logic to the contrary—because in this civilization we often leave our personal emotional boundaries utterly undefended, especially against the malicious foreign influences of cable news and social …

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E09 Wizardly Tomes: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Today on the Placebo Magick Podcast we discuss a Wizardly Tome (i.e. a book): The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. The Spell of the Week is a cantrip to help you resist tempting foods.

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E08 A Wizard's Tools

a wizard's tools

Today on the Placebo Magick Podcast I describe the various tools I use in my day-to-day magickal practice. The Spell of the Week is a ritual to find more joy in your life.

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E07 Sources of Power

teapot

Today on the Placebo Magick Podcast we discuss what makes certain objects, locations, people, gestures, words or phrases, etc. more "magickally" powerful than others. The Spell of the Week is a spell to enchant a pen for magickal use.

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E06 Sustenance and Change

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In this episode of the Placebo Magick Podcast we explore two different kinds of rituals: rituals for change, and rituals for sustenance. The Spell of the Week is Bibliomancy: opening a book to a random passage to gain insight into a question.

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