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Another look at the Court Cards, part four

The fourth quadrant: Knight of Disks, Queen of Swords and Page of Cups.

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The Hermit in Botticelli’s Temptations of Christ

The Temptations of Christ is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli, executed in 1480–1482 and located in the Sistine Chapel, Rome. In 1480 Botticelli, together with a couple other Florentine painters, left for Rome, where he had … Continue reading

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Morality and Knowledge

The degradation of morals is a perversion of the will. The degradation of knowledge is a perversion of the intellect.

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The Devil

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: force majeure, great movement, vehemence, extraordinary efforts, strength, exceptional power, Powers, energy, impulse. Moments of genius. Robbery, violence, physical work. Reversed: lightness, weakness, smallness, failure. Divination: Greek mythology associates Sagittarius with the centaur Chiron, who mentored Achilles, … Continue reading

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