Why did ancient people believe in magic? What sort of magic did they practice? For the ancient Egyptians, magic was a natural force to that was meant to be harnessed. It was given to mankind to help them deal with the uncertainty of life. In this episode of the podcast we'll explore how magic, along with religion and medicine, worked and existed as part of a logical system that provided psychological comfort to ancient people by allowing them to believe they had some control of life's unpredictable events and circumstances.