Determinism Revisited

A while back, I wrote a post arguing that philosophical determinism is compatible with Tarot reading. You’re welcome to go read the original post yourself, if you haven’t already, but the general gist of the argument was this: I think that a lot of Tarot readers rely too heavily on the idea that “the future […]

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And If the Future Is Set in Stone?

“The future isn’t set in stone. The cards provide a projection for the way you’re heading right now, but your actions can change the outcome.” I don’t think I’ve ever run across an experienced Tarot reader (in the real world or online) who didn’t agree with the above statement or some variation thereof. But personally, […]

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Is Tarot an Art or a Science?

I’ve given a lot of thought to this question over the years. To me, it seems to illuminate a fundamental schism in the Tarot community, between two different (and perhaps even irreconcilable) reading styles: “traditional” readers and “intuitive” readers. Anyone who has read previous posts on this blog will know without a doubt that I […]

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