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Is it really that they want to keep this knowledge for themselves, in their clubs and just don't want old grimoires
"And they will ensure it is an adult making the choice. If adults don't want these filters — that's their decision."
Following a nationwide campaign, Jedi made it onto the 2001 census, with 390,127 people identifying themselves a decade ago as followers of the fictional Star Wars creed.
Although the number of Jedis has dropped by more than 50 per cent over the past 10 years, they are still the most selected "alternative" faith on the Census, and constitute 0.31% of all people's stated religious affiliation in England and Wales.
Ask them to put someone in a pool of water, if they don't float immediately that means they're a witch!
Everyone knows that.
The people you are talking about as scammers are basically the routes of all folk magic. All modern folk magic is largely related to people who sold their services: sometimes called cunning folk. These people cast more spells and did more magic individually than practically anyone else: including the many ceremonial mages who never seem to cast spells anyway. Take these people away and all modern magic will effectively stop. No progress or change these people lead the way for the many amateurs to follow.