Harry Potter has been all over the news these days, due to the launch of the 7th Harry Potter book and the 5th Harry Potter movie. It’s certainly no accident that the 5th movie “Order of the Phoenix” came out a week before the 7th book “Deathly Hallows”.
It seems to have been such a great success, and has worked all the Harry Potter fans into a frenzy!
There is even a lot of controversy from fundamentalist Christian groups around the fact that these books & movies promote witchcraft and sorcery.
Unfortunately, in my opinion, the Harry Potter series doesn’t nearly do justice to promoting witchcraft and sorcery. It is after-all fiction, and the aspects of using magic are highly over-dramatized compared to the results of REAL witchcraft and sorcery.
However, the concerns are founded, as many of these Harry Potter fans will and probably are seeking out the real forms of magic use. I think this is a great thing, as much of the fear of witchcraft is based on ignorance, and not the truth of what it really is.
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