Muggle Advantage, Wizard Lament

Here’s a question: if the wizarding world of Harry Potter is so much more sophisticated than what Muggles must endure, why not use a cell phone to get a message through than an owl? Walkie talkies? How about CB radio?

Over at, there’s an interesting article about just how different the state of the world of magic might be if wizards had access to cell phones and shotguns. Remember, “Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.”