Magic is not real. Miracles are. That's the main differnce.You could say he's real. You will be wrong.
What's the difference between magic and a miracle? Isn't god supernatural?
Saying things like 'by definition, magic is equivalent to miracles, you are playing with words.By definition, magic is equivalent to miracles.
Also, The Stealthy One still has yet to explain how we're all playing with words.
Yes, it was a strawman, but by "are also letting words define you, instead of the other way around" are you saying I should ignore definitions of words and make up my own?I hate to say this, because I hate people that do, but...
That is a strawman, and not even a very good one.
Also, you are disregarding the word 'apperantly' in the definition of magic. You are also letting words define you, instead of the other way around.
Yes.Yes, it was a strawman, but by "are also letting words define you, instead of the other way around" are you saying I should ignore definitions of words and make up my own?
dictionary.com said:mag·ic /ˈmædʒɪk/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[maj-ik] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
1. the art of producing illusions as entertainment by the use of sleight of hand, deceptive devices, etc.; legerdemain; conjuring: to pull a rabbit out of a hat by magic.
2. the art of producing a desired effect or result through the use of incantation or various other techniques that presumably assure human control of supernatural agencies or the forces of nature. Compare contagious magic, imitative magic, sympathetic magic.
3. the use of this art: Magic, it was believed, could drive illness from the body.
4. the effects produced: the magic of recovery.
5. power or influence exerted through this art: a wizard of great magic.
6. any extraordinary or mystical influence, charm, power, etc.: the magic in a great name; the magic of music; the magic of spring.
7. (initial capital letter) the U.S. code name for information from decrypting machine-enciphered Japanese wireless messages before and during World War II.
8. employed in magic: magic spells; magic dances; magic rites.
9. mysteriously enchanting; magical: magic beauty.
10. of, pertaining to, or due to magic.
11. producing the effects of magic; magical: a magic touch.
There... dictionary.com doesn't lie ftw!dictionary.com said:mir·a·cle (mĭr'ə-kəl) Pronunciation Key
1. An event that appears inexplicable by the laws of nature and so is held to be supernatural in origin or an act of God: "Miracles are spontaneous, they cannot be summoned, but come of themselves" (Katherine Anne Porter).
2. One that excites admiring awe. See Synonyms at wonder.
3. A miracle play.