"A Mechanistic Cosmos" definitely is the Paradigm for Michael. He thinks in patterns and understandable hard data, in terms of clean or not-clean. The world is something large and whimsical to him, sure, but it's very quantifiable.Practice:
Reality Hacking - If everything is a pattern, and coding and programming is just language and therefore a pattern...yep. Michael gets lost in this train of thought. But this is his practice. Sometimes he's a little heavy on the use of memes, too.Instruments:
(probably used for most of his powers, honestly. Depends on how many magickal Apps he creates for it. But ultimately, this is for his affinity Sphere of Correspondence and his favorite instrument)
(Books in the digital age go here! Michael finds that his tablet is a good source to store information and review things. It's often a focus for Correspondence)
- Digital Music Files
(Technological while still having the beauty of music. Music is all math and patterns, and Michael often tries to fit songs to his spells. Woe betide a Michael Kay humming along on an empty street to a phone's ring tone! This is usuable for all of his Spheres)
- VR headset
(for Correspondence & Spirit)
(For Spirit & Prime, learned when he trained in Martial Arts, also convenient when trying to calm down from an OCD episode)
- Michael likes things to feel concrete. Every magickal act should be represented by a symbolic number or formula. This appeals to his feelings about patterns. More often than not, this is for Correspondence or Prime)
- Thought Form
And now that I have lost your respect...
Michael used to be really into cartoons when he was younger. To a point where Jigglypuff is important to him. Jigglypuff sings in patterns, is part of a 'cartoon system' of evolution (into Wigglytuff). Michael often keeps stickers of Jigglypuff on his electronics or personal items. For him, this is a connection to Forces--Jigglypuff is active, mobile, and singing--representing movement and energy (increasing or decreasing it!).