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Nigeria: Animist Religion Recognized As “nmonwu” And The Position Of “ezealusi” Within It

But the question of how to honor the metamorphic efficacy of assemblages—neither taking it for granted nor endowing it with supernatural grandiosity—is a matter of concern for all “magic” crafts, and additional in particular so in our insalubrious, infectious milieu. And it is because that concern could be typical, but can get no basic answer, that reclaiming magic can only be a rhizomatic operation. Reclaiming implies recovering, and, in this case, recovering the capacity to honor experience, any encounter we care for, as “not ours” but rather as “animating” us, making us witness to what is not us. Whilst such...