• There is no essential difference between sticking pins into a wax image of an enemy and burning candles in front of a wax image of the Virgin. You may think that both these practices are gross superstition, but you can hardly think that one is real and potent and deny reality and potency to the other.

    Dion Fortune (2016). “Psychic self-defense: The Classic Instruction Manual for Protecting Yourself Against Paranormal Attack”, p.13, Dion Fortune