Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Magic Power of a Wish

When an East Greenland Eskimo chants a magic prayer, "At the back of the holy or strange word he feels in his heart the magic power of the wish, and believes in its realisation" (William Thalbitzer, The Ammassalik Eskimo, 1923).


Meanwhile, over at the Covert Hypnosis blog:
Covert Hypnosis or Simple Persuasion? The Magic Word “Because”

1 comment:

Tamara said...

That post you linked to certainly gives me some food for thought.