I just got "The Magic Way" by Juan Tamariz. on page 37 he actually suggests that you "hold your left hand somewhat cramped" with "the arm striking an odd pose" to mislead the spectator. I do not agree with this. I believe that this breaks any implied (or agreed upon as per Harris) suspension of disbelief the spectator has and invites the spectator on a cat and mouse chase. I know he says to make it very subtle, but the point remains the same. It just reminds the spectator that they are watching a trick. We should be able to get the spectator to a state where they are watching magic and not just watching a magic trick. This is achieved through good effect design an proper execution. I completely disagree with the philosophy in the book and strive for smooth natural execution at all times. Should I even read the rest of the book?? (I'm reading Ortiz now too and Ascanio is on my list). Suggestions on theory books that more fit my philosophy? Reasons why I'm wrong? How you couldn't agree with me more? What do you think?