Lately, it seems that one of the commodities that get harder to find is common sense. I recall the furor created when a priestess lit the candles for a CUUPS ritual with a “Bic” lighter, or the way some groups treat reading a particular book as a validation of membership.
And then, lest we forget, there is the occasional attempt to convince a beginner that the power of a magickal tool is indicated by the price tag. And that’s not the biggest biggie of this kind that I know of – to hear about that, watch the show! And it seems to be that we should keep our eyes open about this!