Damien Echols used magick to change his reality while in prison

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Just stumbled upon this.

This guy published this book in the fall, High Magick, A Guide to the Spiritual Practices That Saved My Life on Death Row:

Quote:At age 18, Damien Echols was sentenced to death for a crime he didn’t commit. “I spent my years in prison training to be a true magician,” he recalls. “I used magick—the practice of reshaping reality through our intention and will—to stave off incredible pain, despair, and isolation. But the most amazing feat of all that practice and study was to manifest my freedom.” With High Magick, this bestselling author shares his first teaching book on the powerful spiritual techniques that helped him survive and transcend his ordeal on death row.
 
Though our culture has consigned “magic” to fiction, stage illusions, or superstitions about dark practices, the magick Damien learned is an ancient Western tradition equal the Eastern practices of Buddhism, Taoism, and yoga in its wisdom and transformative power. Here he brings you an engaging and highly accessible guide for bringing magick into your own life, including: (...)

Here's an interview of him with Eddie Vedder:
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Between 45 and 48:30 min, he describes an experience of disintegration of the ego which is very like Eckhart Tolle's initial experience, and where ego means identification with form and the illusion of separation.
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