You get to ask for 6 wishes if you sell your soul. But that chap didn't get what he bargained for and got things really screwed up.
So, the magic wand ain't that wonderful after all and fairtales are for kids and makes great stuff for comedies anyway.
Now, anyone still wish to make a wish? Or just try to make do with what we have here and not trying to dream of the distant rose garden.
And what about Paradise and the Promised Land and all that.....