"He transformed what was once a nursery for live infants, into a nursery for his Cabbage Patch Kids. And instead of salesclerks, Roberts turned his employees into nurses and doctors, giving them uniforms. He also requested that they interact with the dolls. The dolls “slept” in incubators and cribs and each doll was given a birth certificate.
He also stole his classmate's concept. Her name was Martha Nelson Thomas. She was a flowerchild and able to tapp into creation by birthing the Doll-Baby concept. And Roberts being more motivated by greed saw profit in her products. So he plagerized and blended her divine vision with his magickal marketing and "Abracadabra!" A million-dollar Cabbage Patch Kids Franchise. Which according to Vice and History101.com gave birth to Black Friday, the American shopping craze following Thanksgiving. Which is fitting. If we were to attach color magick to the dolls and their energy then Black is appropriate. Black'ness' :: Dark'ness'. They were brought to market by a thief that studied Art. Hey, people sleep on the Arts forgetting its a form of Creation, raw Creation. Just like the raw materials that were crafted to make the dolls. Art uses symbolism to represent a vision or concept. Yes? So this Wizard Richard gave his dolls life using the symbols of Birth- babies, hospitals, birth certificates, nurserys... Until the dolls took on a life of their own within the Market's psyche. Isnt this a form of voodoo? Something about dolls used to manipulate lifeforce? Ijs. Of course the Cabbage-Patch Kids werent breathing, sentient doll-humans. B.u.t. the idea of them was alive in the hearts and minds of 1980s toddlers and grade-school children of America. They were real to the kids that held their birth certificates. They evoked real emotions that pushed parents to "charge them" on credit cards and with cash currency to purchase for their daughters and sons. And DollBabies-Cabbage Patch Kids were real and impactful enough to allow for future Beenie Babies and other Christmas crazes. Which eventually led to Black Friday.
Occultist see dolls are more than children's toys. They are life-like images able to hold an impression inside our minds. The Cabbage Patch story is a casebook example of Dark Magick: sacrifice, manipulation, money, and mystery.