What you do not know about the relationship between technology and magic?

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Have you ever thought about how technology has made us, in some ways, numb to its remarkable potential? Think about it, when was the last time you were stopped in wonder by new innovations in technology? And do you know that some set of people believe that every new technology is another magic?

Yet, when we first try out something like virtual reality or think back to the first days of cinema, we remember that there are experiences that technology allows that are like no other.

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” -Arthur C. Clarke

This explicitly explained why some people will argue that Airplane and other means of transportation is super natural in nature and  that there are spirits behind them.

Magic, in the traditional sense, or in a more modern interpretation, comes from the craft of the performer or the artist at work. Whether the hands of the magician are working with cards or computers, their true power lies in their ability to inspire wonder and awe, and perhaps question the boundaries of what we consider reality.

Maybe we all could use a little more magic in our lives to jump-start our sense of possibility.

Stay beautiful & keep laughing!

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