From Akashic Records
Magic is the name given to a unknown and undefined force or set of forces that allow the user to change reality in ways that often defy modern scientific explanation. The theories for how magic works are extremely many and extremely varied. It is also important to note that, even among the paranormal community at large, there is a significant amount of skepticism towards magic and those claiming to use it.
Magic or ideas similar have been present since the earliest history, as seen from examples of shaman and witch doctors in aboriginal cultures. Magic takes many forms and encompasses a great deal of practices, ideas, and cultures.
Users of magic have different times been called wizards, witches, warlocks, sorcerers and many other things. Modern day occultists usually prefer the term magician.