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Every now and then I get questions about what I think of individual Tarot cards. I always deliver the same answer, namely, that it is never a good idea to think of the individual cards as having inherent meaning in themselves. They only mean something in context, and as relating to the other cards. SupposeContinue reading “CONNECTORS”
One of my absolute favorite writers, Italo Calvino, would have been 88 today, had he not kicked the bucket in ’85. I secretly entertain the idea that he would have lived longer had he gone Zen. The ‘don’t think’ doctrine would have saved him from the brain explosion that he suffered. Calvino thought too much.Continue reading “CALVINO’S CLAIM”
I often refer to my interest in tarot as being an activity that combines cross-cultural approaches to both the history of tarot and the practice of divination. Where history is concerned, although much can be said about the development of Tarot after the Golden Dawn days, when the occultists Edward Waite and Aleister Crowley letContinue reading “30-SECOND TAROT”
TAROT AD INFINITUM
We speak in Tarot of pairs, trios, the One, the Everything, the Zero, and so on. However, if we must think of numerical degrees and hierarchy in Tarot, it may be quite useful to think of what cards are the most significant. As far as I’m concerned, there are these three: the Zero: the Fool,Continue reading “TAROT AD INFINITUM”
In a recent exchange with Mary K. Greer on one of her posts, Tarot Flow, on her blog, I made a few comments on how, by reading 3 consecutive cards in a literal way, we may enhance what Mary calls a better Tarot flow, namely the ability to interpret cards if we remind ourselves to considerContinue reading “TAROT FLOW”
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