Magicians say their craft makes them see faith as just hocus-pocus

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(RNS) Magician Penn Jillette and his shorter, quieter partner Raymond Teller have mystified audiences around the world with their card tricks and other illusions that would make even Harry Houdini proud. With a Showtime TV series that seeks to disprove supernatural beliefs, including religious ones, the duo have long been a public face of atheism […]

  • OverlappingMagisteria

    “Magic says what you think is impossible might be possible after all.”

    … but isn’t the message of magic that those impossible things are only possible through trickery? Probably not quite the message he’s going for.