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Category: Tarot and Philosophy

Media Review: Secrets of the Celtic Cross by Marcus Katz & Tali Goodwin (e-Book)

I spent a lot of time trying to figure out how I wanted to write about this book. I picked up Secrets of the Celtic Cross: The Secret Hisotry of the World’s Most Popular Tarot Spread Featuring  New Tarot Reading Methods out of sheer…

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10 of Cups and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

The 10 of Cups isn’t just a card of personal fulfillment, but as Melissa Cynova points out, begs the question of ‘What next?’ This adresses this question.

Expanding the Tarot

I reflected on the lion holding the rose in the card, and considered what Strength was asking of me in this situation. Sure it’s about bringing out compassion and using that as a form of strength/resistance/resilience, but what else?

Feminine and Masciline in Tarot

I wanted to address the idea of feminine and masculine energies within the tarot. I think that it’s very easily assumed that a card heavy in one energy or the other is corresponding to that gender. For example:0 The Empress vs. the Emperor The…

Can Tarot Cards Predict the Future?: Common Tarot Questions Pt 3

There are many theories regarding how time exists. Three main theories attempt provide explanation: presentism, eternalism, and the Growing Block Theory.

Do Tarot Cards Work?: Considering the Skeptic (Common Tarot Questions Part 2)

Read Part I of Common Tarot Questions: Are Tarot Cards Evil?  Someone asking if tarot cards ‘work’ can be aggravating sometimes, but it’s not a bad question. It is completely valid, at least in my mind. After all, especially if someone is a potential…

Are Tarot Cards Evil?: Common Tarot Questions Part 1

When we are confronted with things we don’t understand and view as a potential threat, we get scared, and a lot of secondary emotions and actions come from fear, such as anger, judgement, rejection, and so on.

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