White Magic

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White Magic

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

White Magic is used for positive purposes. There are many shades of magic, although it is generally thought of in terms of black and white, bad and good (with various shades of gray in-between). White, or good, magic is the variety that is done to help people and is the only type of magic done by Wiccans. True Witches do not do black magic.

Healing magic is an example of white magic, as is love magic, so long as it does not impose on anyone's free will. Protective magic is also considered white magic.

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