magic as a psychological metaphor? well if the universe is partly or largely internal, you'll have a fine time coping with it that way. if you must. i still maintain that the only satisfying axiom to build a mytheopic logic from is the notion of Other, which serves certainly better than Self or Same, in that attempting to applying consistancy to a dynamic is only going to get you into trouble. but then, kingtycoon & i were having a wizard's duel on the subject & we ended up shutting down electricity to san francisco. these things happen i suppose.