There is an abundance of books and materials available today on magic. Unfortunately many of them fail to address the psychological prerequisites or prepare one for what they are really tapping... More > into.
One unacquainted with kitchens could have difficulty following a cookbook, and certainly few would even think of modifying a circuit-board themselves without some understanding of electronics. Yet many will pick up books on Magic, witchcraft and various occult sciences and begin rewiring themselves and try to manipulate forces around them with little or no preparation or understanding.
In previous ages these teachings and practices would be passed on only after much preparation and groundwork.< Less