Category Archives: delusions of progress

Tarot #27: Failure, the shadow of success.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Becket, Westward Ho   I don’t think there is any other solution than constantly coming to terms with the past, and learning from it. —  Simon Wiesenthal, The Sunflower: … Continue reading

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Tarot #22: Gain, winning the game

The terrible, cold, cruel part [of New York] is Wall Street. Rivers of gold flow there from all over the earth, and death comes with it. There, as nowhere else, you feel a total absence of the spirit: herds of … Continue reading

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Tarot #13: XVI The Tower, break on through to the Other Side

Break down the fortress of thine individual Self, that thy Truth may spring free from the ruins. Aleister Crowley, The Book of Thoth The Eye of Shiva is Upon You     You have the power to break through imprisoning … Continue reading

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Tarot #11: X Fortune: What goes up must come down.

What is first shall be last and the turning of the wheel brings low that which is high and raises that which is ground under. Opportunity favors those prepared to leap, but no matter how much you try to remain … Continue reading

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Tarot #8: Wealth, abundance to be horded or shared

All is secure in walls of stone, set aside from worry to establish a bastion handed down through generations. But, that is not the natural order. That which is set aside from the rest festers and becomes focused on the … Continue reading

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The Frontier: The Cost of a One Sided View of History.

  Frontier has two sides. It is an interface, a threshold, a liminal site, with all the danger and promise of liminality.                 The front side, the yang side, the side that calls itself the frontier, that’s where you boldly … Continue reading

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Doing the Lord’s Work in The New World

  Given the choice I would rather go to hell. It can’t be worse than living with people who have no compassion. It starts with assuming that some people are less than human, but I still don’t understand why people … Continue reading

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