Three Books of Occult Philosophy
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So, as per my (purely academic) interest in magic, I decided to work through Agrippa's Three Books, because I've heard it's required reading and influential to many later works.
It's fucking agonizing, you guys. Archaic English, run-on sentences, outdated science and misunderstanding of the natural world.
I've tried text-to-speech, I've tried typing it as I read, and I still start fading out as I read.
How can I better appreciate this guy's work? Should I even bother? When skimming I read something about magic rings and I really want to reach that point, but everything is really hard to get through.