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The Philosophy of the Mundane: Why the Muggles Prefer Not to Know
Publication information
Author

Professor Mordicus Egg

Released

1963

Publisher

Dust & Mildewe

The Philosophy of the Mundane: Why the Muggles Prefer Not to Know is a book written by Professor Mordicus Egg. Published in 1963, the book examines the Muggle tendency to be able to ignore magical happenings, even with the most flimsy of excuses.

Among the subjects covered within the book is the reasoning behind why Muggles will accept they have misheard when accidentally tuning into a wizarding radio station easier than accepting they have hallucinated seeing a wizarding television programme.[1] It is also pointed out in this work that Muggles in love generally do not betray their husbands or wives, and Muggles who fall out of love are jeered at by their own community when they assert that their estranged partner is a witch or wizard — those are reasons why Muggle/wizard marriages have not led to widespread discovery of the hidden magical community.[2]

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Muggle Studies
Professors: Quirinus Quirrell · Male Teacher · Charity Burbage · Alecto Carrow
Classrooms: Muggle Studies Classroom · Muggle Studies showroom · Fifth Floor classroom
Textbooks: Cooking the Muggle Way · Home Life and Social Habits of British Muggles · Moronic Muggles · Muggles Who Notice · My Life as a Muggle · The Philosophy of the Mundane: Why the Muggles Prefer Not to Know · When Muggles Attack

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