Or results would not qualify as a scientific survey and our sample size was less than 100 people, but the results are quite stark. Women are far more likely to think the world would be better if access to magic were commonplace.
So, what happened?
A few years back Geek Native gave a copy of Edward Cox’s The Relic Guild. The story is set in a world in which magic was once common, caused a war and is now banned. As a result, a whole human city is trapped in the abandoned world known as the Labyrinth. To enter the competition gamers had to vote whether they thought access to magic would make our world better. There was no wrong answer, but a vote was needed to enter.
Do men like magic?
52.9% of men thought the world would be better if access to magic was common. We didn’t ask why they thought this but perhaps they thought tasks would be done more easily and quickly, with fewer people put in danger, or that the world would be a greener place with less need for fossil fuels.
Do women like magic?
You could argue that men were split on whether or not magic would be useful. Women were not. Over 65% of women thought the world would be better if we all had easy access to magic.
What do you think?
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