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I read it twice... Because as you state about kids that dont got any perseverance, the one that impersonate a magician to get themself a new way of showing they are "cooler" then someone else.
I too got annoyed of those kids that post video on youtube wich they learned from another kid on youtube, wich that kid as learned from another kid who as learned it from another kid on youtube... Then they call themself a magician...
You shall only show the pride of being a magician when you get the dedictation to the art , the perseverance and the will to one day become a sucefull magician. ( WOW, took me some time to think of that
I dont care about what im going to say, but once I was that kind of "kid", I was learning stuff from youtube etc... Just because I tought that Criss was cool on the TV... Then i was shure i was a good magician, and I agreed to someone that asked me to perform for a small event. I was not prepared, I was not showing any charisma, just crappy magic. I got decouraged... Then i found out about penguin, I tried to impersonate a good magician, but at my surprise i find out that i could not handle that... I got flamed and given name... Then I forgot about magic... My uncle who is a magician gave me a small Booklet with four sponge balls. I played around with them, he showed me a routine which I liked. He said to me that if i practice enough i'd get that same reaction that i got. Two week after I performed it to a young girl ( she was about 7 ) And when i realised that she was laughing and having a good time I saw why I failed my first attemp of being a magician. I put the exposure website to trash, I brough books and Dvd's shiny props, I practiced about 30 hours per week, it became a true passion. The time came that i had to perform again... I noticed a great change...