Magic the Gathering: Philosophy that isn’t black-and-white

Recently I've delved deeper into the Color Wheel for their different outlooks on life, and with a critical look at Black and White mana in particular I've found it is possible to construct a fairly rational and realist approach to life by taking the best and avoiding the worst of each.

The (“Actual?”) Most Common Super Power(s)

Superhero fiction is defined by its characters having superpowers, or being exceptional in other ways.  TV Tropes jokingly has cataloged what it calls the Most Common Super Power: that Western superheroines almost always have large breasts.  But this got me thinking: what is actually the most common superpower?  A gut-check suggests superhuman strength (the better …

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World-238.3.OI-8: A Flooded World of Owl Mages and Crossbowmen Survivors

When the world was ruined, not everyone died: the owl people, who had mastered elemental magic and who already lived on the high mountains raised their homes even higher.  They cursed the ships the built and their own lands to never touch the sea, and so to this day they hover above the water, largely …

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