“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better” doesn’t work in divination

If we forget that divination is a technology in addition to being an interpretative art, we forget that there’s no difference between what a doctor does and what a magical healer does. Let me put it this way: would you go to a doctor who relishes his failures, or what’s worse, can’t even wait to fail better, and more, fall from all graces too because, well, it’s delicious?

The Devil made me do it

Here’s the Man in Black method of creating an art tarot. There’s a difference between processual and conceptual art. ‘How to do’ teaches us the process. ‘How to think’ discloses how an original idea can be put in the service of a process.