Originally a term created by psychologist Carl Jung meaning that the mind creates a relationship between two events when none exists. What the mind created to link the two unrelated events was considered psychologically interesting. For some researchers, magick is this same sort of acausal connecting principle because a ritual or magickal act seems to have no direct causal effect on the outcome of the ritual, and yet the desired outcome occurs after the magickal work. Some people use the term as the actual unknown cause (“What causes magick to work? Synchronicity.”) of magick working rather than simply noting that the relationship between magick and the effect of magick appears to be acausal and unrelated.
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