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  Your Gospel Magic Source
Gospel magic, or as some say - 'Christian Illusion', is an incredible resource for teaching spiritual truths.
Increased interest is just one of the benefits of using gospel magic in your classroom.
Gospel magic tricks which are basically object lessons with a special effect are also helpful because...
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  Magic (illusion)
Magic or conjuring is a feat of illusion that naive observers would consider to arise from supernatural powers.
The purpose of a magic trick is to amuse; the audience is generally aware that the magic is performed using trickery, and derives enjoyment from having the magician use cunning to deceive them.
These are often used in stage illusions, since they allow an assistant to hide in a space that appears to be too small to fit in, or to turn sideways and assume different positions in a box when there appears be too little room to move.
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 Illusion Magic - GuildWiki
Illusion Magic is a Mesmer secondary attribute, meaning that any character with Mesmer as their primary or secondary profession can put points into this attribute.
However, Illusion Magic skills generally focus on either layering effects on foes to deal medium amounts of damage as well as hinder their abilities, or creating illusions to protect and heal the caster.
In conclusion, Illusion Magic may be too strange for newcomers to the game to fully appreciate its myriad of effects, but in the hands of an experienced player, it can be a crippling and powerful tool, expecially against melee attackers.
gw.gamewikis.org /wiki/Illusion_Magic   (449 words)

  
  Magic (illusion)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Magic, including the arts of prestidigitation and conjuring, is the art of entertaining an audience by performing illusions that baffle and amaze, often by giving the impression that something impossible has been achieved, almost as if the performer had magic or supernatural powers.
The purpose of a magic trick is to amuse and create a feeling of wonder; the audience is generally aware that the magic is performed using trickery, and derives enjoyment from the magician's skill and cunning.
These are often used in stage illusions, since they allow an assistant to hide in a space that appears to be too small to fit in, or to turn sideways and assume different positions in a box when there appears to be too little room to move.
www.guideofpills.com /Magic_%28illusion%29.html   (3783 words)

  
  Illusion - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In the Ponzo illusion the converging parallel lines tells the brain the image higher in the visual field is further away therefore the brain perceives the image to be larger, although the two images hitting the retina are the same size.
Examples of Touch illusions include Phantom limb, the Thermal grill illusion, and the tactile illusion which occurs when the middle finger is crossed over the pointer finger and the fingers are ran along the bridge of the nose to the tip with one finger on each side of the nose.
In fantasy works, actual magic may work by affecting the senses or producing an image, rather than producing a real change; this magic is frequently called illusion to distinguish it from more substantive forms of magic.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Illusion   (1584 words)

  
  Magic (illusion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Magic, including the arts of prestidigitation and conjuring, is the art of entertaining an audience by performing illusions that baffle and amaze, often by giving the impression that something impossible has been achieved, almost as if the performer had magic or supernatural powers.
For instance, the magic show for much of the 20th Century was marginalized in North America as largely children's entertainment.
The long-obsolete term parlor magic is sometimes misused as a synonym for cabaret magic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magic_(illusion)   (3536 words)

  
 Magic (illusion) - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Houdini strengthened this trust by using his knowledge of illusions to debunk charlatans, a tradition continued by magicians such as James Randi, P.C. Sorcar, and Penn and Teller.
A revival started with Doug Henning who restablished the magic show as a form of mass entertainment with his distinctive look that rejected the old stereotypes and his sense of showmanship that became popular on both stage and numerous television specials.
Bizarre magic is typically performed in a close-up venue, although some performers such as Docc Hilford have effectively presented it in a stage setting.
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 Magic Illusion with Simon Winthrop
Magic Illusion is the art of deceiving and amazing people by using the art of production, vanish, transformation, teleportation, restoration and levitation.
Magic illusion acts are popular at parties and corporate events.
Simon Winthrop’s illusion shows are famous all over the world for their unique and breathtaking magic tricks and illusion acts.
www.simonwinthrop.com /magic_illusion.html   (251 words)

  
 What is Magic (illusion)? : Abaara fun facts and uncommon knowledge - Magic (illusion)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The purpose of a magic trick is to amuse and create a feeling of wonder; the audience is generally aware that the magic is performed using trickery, and derives enjoyment from the magician's skill and cunning.
Close up magic relies mostly on sleight of hand (pronounced "slite"), in which skilful manipulation of cards, coins and other props enables an effect to be created.
One principle that underlies virtually all magic tricks is misdirection, which is the act of drawing the audience's attention to one location while, in another location, the magician performs a crucial manipulation undetected.
info.abaara.com /pac/Magic_(illusion)   (3086 words)

  
 engl105
Plato, in his famous condemnation of poetry in The Republic, also associates poetry with magic, but with magic as a con game or sleight-of-hand trick.
This course will use Plato and Celtic texts to establish a theoretical framework for reading and interpreting the representation of poetry and magic in a variety of literary works and films from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.
The goal of the course, in addition to its particular subject matter, is to develop effective reading and writing strategies for works of different genres and time periods.
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 Magic (illusion)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Magic or conjuring is the art of entertaining an audience by performing illusions that baffle and amaze, often by giving the impression that something impossible has been achieved, almost as if the performer had magic or supernatural powers.
Platform magic, in which the magician stands while performing and is seen by more people at the same time than the close-up performer.
Close up magic relies mostly on sleight of hand (pronounced "slite"), in which skilful manipulation of cards, coins and other props enables an effect to be created.
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 Optical Illusion And Magic
Perhaps, optical illusion and magic are no different from each other for both share the same effects: they amaze and fascinate and deceive the human eye.
Magic is based on optical illusion because it involves the use of deceitful tricks that tends to help you perform the unnatural.
Magic involves the use of tricks that involve the quick hand and the use of colors and objects that seem to block the actual image of the main subject.
www.magicalhypnotist.com /articles/Optical-Illusion-And-Magic.php   (783 words)

  
 Zubrick Magic & Illusion - Biographies
As a young child, he was instantly enchanted with the magic toys found in the bottom of his cereal boxes.
Ryan's interest in magic began at the age of five when he received a magic kit for his birthday.
"Magic is something unique, it's an opportunity to spend time with your family away from the dinner table.
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 Magic: Illusion
The illusion continues to use your skill, but its effective skill rating can never be higher than the number of people who are currently sensing and believing in it, and a decision-making ability that conforms to the collective expectations of the people rather than any actual talent.
Covers shapeshifting, and manifest illusions (which are good enough to fool even physics, so they can lift things, and can be independent operators if you use Illusion and Mind together to give them a semblance of thought).
You must have a magical link to that individual (a lock of hair, drop of blood, true name or whatever is appropriate to your magic tradition).
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 SoundStage! Equipment Review - Audio Magic Illusion Cables & Tubed Interconnect (07/1997)
In addition, the all-silver conductors in the Illusion cables are hand polished and chemically treated so they won't oxidize for 20 years or so--not that any audiophile would keep something, especially cables, for 20 years, but if you happen to see a used set available, you're safe well into the next century.
The Illusion speaker cables also use the mesh, but they give new meaning to the word uncooperative--as it is used to describe audio cables, that is. They--two runs are required per stereo channel--don't resemble garden hose or bratwurst as much as a pair of boa constrictors.
The Illusion cables were a touch lighter in the upper midrange and less weighty in the mid-bass than my reference JPS Superconductor cables, and in particular they highlighted the attack and decay of each individual sound.
www.soundstage.com /rise15.htm   (2556 words)

  
 Asia Magic & Illusion Show by J C Sum Singapore Illusionist/ Magician in Asia
Presented as either a visual illusion spectacle or as an interactive illusion presentation, J C's illusion shows are ideal for medium-to-large showrooms and special events that crave world class entertainment!
From making a motorcycle magically appear on stage, vanishing a $250,000 sports car into thin air, producing 12 girls out from nowhere, to escaping from a 'Deathbed of Spikes', J C's show is filled with original illusions and excitement that has ranked him with the best in the world!
In this suspenseful illusion, J C is chained under a bed of 13 steel spikes and has 1 minute to escape before the spikes come crashing down on him!
www.jcsum.com /illusion.html   (576 words)

  
 Welcome to Magical Enterprises
With the wave of his magical hands, Steven can take us from the world of astonishment to the world of laughter, from fear to relief.
We include magic to music, sawing a woman into thirds, comedy guillotine, comedy magic & audience participation.
Magical Enterprises, Inc. has one of the largest selections of magicians who perform all over the U.S. Our magicians & illusionists will amaze you with colorful magic, comedy, suspense, and more.
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 Amazing Acts of Magic, Mystery & Illusion - George Anderson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
George can bring magic up close and personal to your next gathering.
Close-up magic is a great dinner event where George will stroll from table to table performing illusions for each group of guests.
With the use of magical comedy and surprise effects, George will present a show that will be an unforgettable experience.
www.magician.org /member/derzauberer/shows   (135 words)

  
 Magic and Illusion
Specialising in a tightly constructed corporate and cabaret package of magic, illusion, incorporating juggling, plate spinning and trick cycling skills, a combined act that has gained Andrew world recognition as a truly versatile performer.
The Van Buren Magic Illusion Spectacular travels thousands of miles throughout the UK and Europe and cruises around the globe, bridging language barriers.
The illusions are performed in the centre of the arena, surrounded by the audience.
www.vanburen.org.uk /magic.htm   (589 words)

  
 International Grand Illusionist Ryan Joyce - More Than Magic!         Magic ...
He not only delights and amazes his audience with unique presentation and dramatic awe inspiring grand illusion and magic but also with his charming stage presence and unparalleled showmanship.
His magic and illusion shows have been performed in the following Canadian provinces: Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia as well as international performances in New York, and Texas.
As an illusionist I present my magic in hopes to inspire and delight you, a magicians magic is presented in effort to fool you.
www.ryanjoyce.com /magic   (418 words)

  
 Kay's Korner: Tigers' tale has teams chasing illusion of parity - CBS SportsLine.com
The Royals, a team so far removed from any realistic shot at the playoffs in 2007, said to hell with fiscal responsibility by rewarding a pitcher boasting a 4.65 career ERA with the franchise's most lucrative contract ever (it's tied with Mike Sweeney's).
Because if a magical run can happen in Detroit, there's no reason one couldn't happen in Kansas City.
And so the Royals and Orioles get that sudden urge to impulse shop for ho-hum pitchers instead of devoting resources to their neglected farm systems with an eye for 2009.
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Improve your magic skills with conjuring, misdirection and presentation tips as well as search around the pages for useful secrets of magic and magician information.
There are also exciting bar magic tricks, to enable bartenders and guests to perform cocktail style crowd pleasers.
If you wish to do magic as a hobby The Trickery Magic Shop has a great range of magic tricks and illusions to buy online.
www.free-card-tricks.net /index.html   (334 words)

  
 Magic (illusion) Encyclopedia Article @ CompleteIdiotsGuide.com (Complete Idiots Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about Magic (illusion).
(NR) Grand Illusion, 1403 NE Howl takes place in a world powered by steam but magic-laced: a Dutch-decorous townscape surrounded by witch-haunted wastelands...
Some magicians, such as David Ginn, Samuel Patrick Smith, and Barry Mitchell are best known for their ability to entertain children through their performances, books, DVDs, and CDs.
completeidiotsguide.com /encyclopedia/Magic_(illusion)   (3599 words)

  
 Guild Wars Guru - Illusion Magic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Illusion Magic is an attribute linked to skills.
The skills in Illusion magic are a mixed bunch.
Overall, if Domination is the anti-caster line, then Illusion is the anti-melee line as it includes both ways of slowing foes to prevent them from closing to melee range as well as ways of avoiding damage once they actually do.
www.guildwarsguru.com /illusion-magic-id74.php   (217 words)

  
 GIANNI - MASTER MAGICIAN & HYPNOTIST. The magic of Gianni. International Master Stage Hypnotist / Illusionist - Gianni, ...
Typically, the show opens with Comedy Magic and Illusion, then moves into the Hypnosis segment and is generally closed with Major Stage Illusion and our own special Patriotic Presentation.
Specific styles of Magic (Stage Illusion, Parlor, Mentalism, Comedy...) are custom tailored to the clients needs and are based upon the client's budget, staging, technical considerations, available setup/rehearsal time and the like.
A style of Magical performance that requires very specific staging, lighting and technical support; in addition to stage assistant(s).
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 theme magic and illusion show menu
They magically produce corporate leaders at sales meetings, and make new products appear out of thin air.
They are the magic act in a review show, and often the entire evenings entertainment.
Providing magic and illusions for television and commercial projects as well as creating lavish productions for showrooms and theme parks.
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