There's really nothing like it in the entire universe. Why people are so afraid of it, I'll never know. It's profoundly transformational. The kind of transformation there's no coming back from. That's scary to most.
It has now been 14 years since the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher& Stone, was released in France (December Are you wondering what the actors who played Harry Potter, Hagrid, Hermione or Weasley - among others - look like.