An old friend studied physics in the graduate program at Columbia University. He was also an astrologer. He had a particular talent — and respect for — daily horoscopes. Yes, the same sun-sign columns that run in daily newspapers and online. I questioned the method. “It’s a trick,” he replied. “But sometimes a trick works.”
Sometimes a trick works. Most spell workers and practitioners of chaos or ceremonial magick would agree. In fact, the sole question that really matters in all mystical or therapeutic methods is: Does it work?