The world of magic is filled with many different spells both of white magic and that of dark magic. The magic by itself is not that dangerous but in the hands of someone they can take on a life of their own. The users of dark magic use their art to bring hurt and harm to others. They will also use this magic to become even more powerful and dangerous.
As you look through history books you will see there have been many instances where people have used various powers and abilities for unknown purposes. These powers have been called magic by those who have witnessed these occurrences. Some of these powers have been beneficial to the community as a whole while other darker powers have helped to spread fear and terror.
The many spells that can be used in dark magic sometimes involve using blood or a body part to infuse the spell with venomous intent. You can read about these such spells in books that are devoted solely to the dark magic and the spells that are used in this area. Even though these spells from dark magic are known to cause hurt and terror, dark magic can still fascinate us.
The research into the world of dark magic is very fascinating. You will find many documents and articles not to mention books that deal with the effects from this sort of magic. While magic as a whole is fascinating there are some religions that which regard all forms of magic as belonging to the world of dark magic. This view is due to the fact that the use of magic falls outside the boundaries of that particular religion.
You will also discover there are various groups who have different views about what can be considered as being white magic and dark magic. These groups may argue that magic falls into the category of white or dark (this dark magic can also be known in some circles as black magic) magic by the intent of the caster. Others will state that magic as whole is purely evil but not all spells are deadly.
For any spell that is used in dark magic to be considered as being malevolent it must have the intent of evil behind the spell to give the incantation the necessary power. The people who use these dark magic powers are considered as being dangerous to life as a whole. You will need to look for more information regarding this arcane branch of magic in order to understand the full implications of dark magic.
On the other hand if you just want to enjoy the effects of dark magic and white magic as they are used for different purposes there are many different avenues to look up. For modern day magic enthusiasts the Harry Potter movies and books will provide this enjoyment of dark magic without the danger.