posted on Mar, 24 2008 @ 10:40 AM
What are we referring to here, personal beliefs or scientific proof? If the latter, I can't prove Jesus was anything other than a man who made a lot
of fuss around the early years AD. Not even gonna try.
If the former, then I do not believe Jesus was simply an illusionist. I base this on his statements as to the way things really work in the universe
(sow what you reap, etc). These have been proven to me, not by scientific means, but rather through observation and inspiration. That is why I cannot
prove them to others. Proof can be scientific, requiring experimentation and observation of a repeatable nature, or personal, requiring faith and
As for Criss Angel, I've watched him a few times. Awesome illusionist, although his theatrics are a bit 'dark' for my personal tastes. I preferred
I should point out before I close that I see a divide between the terms 'illusionist' and 'magician', although some do use the terms
interchangeably. An illusionist is one who uses illusion and misdirection to provide the appearance of magic, generally for entertainment purposes. A
magician would be one who uses arcane arts to accomplish purposes outside of the physical realm.