“To claim power over what you do not understand is not wise, nor is the end of it likely to be good.”
Ged -The Farthest Shore
Here’s a TED talk about the pitfalls of believing in your own divinity or awesomeness. We can consider it magically relevant because, to my mind, it highlights the difference between the humble practice of western magic and the inviolate selfhood found in modern strains of orthodox religiosity.
Or some shit like that. Enjoy.