late 14c., "art of influencing events and producing marvels," from O.Fr. magique, from L. magice "sorcery, magic," from Gk. magike (presumably with tekhne "art"), fem. of magikos "magical," from magos "one of the members of the learned and priestly class," from O.Pers. magush, possibly from PIE *magh- "to be able, to have power"
Uh... the right wing Christians who call Obama the antichrist also say 9/11 was an inside job? OK
it may not be going anywhere but if the world financial markets finally do crash and burn, it will have more value as wallpaper than currency.
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