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Once you have 'heaven and/or hell' you don't have to be responsible
any longer. You can be the biggest ass in the entire world, and
still get away with thinking yourself holy, evolved, or enlightened.
The Devil cut itself from the full Tarot Universal Dali deck this Good Friday morning. Already such a difficult dual messaged card from The Magician Dali. This is not the Devil. Who is this?
In any other deck this Hermaphrodite of a Devil would represent The Fool, the card that launches the Major Arcana. Traditionally The Fool marks a beginning, perhaps naive but willing to skip into the great unknown, The Future.
The Fool is assembling.
The Devil is a dissembling force as traditionally shown in the Rider Deck. Tarot Universal Dali instead layers meanings over meanings to provide an exit from a dissembling existence.
That would be just like The Magician Salvador Dali to find an exit from Hell.
Hell it would be if even all sensual pleasures stood but lost were the spiritual, mystical and uplifting.
It would be as if trapped in a cave without light, without hope even faith that there is greater Life than the physical world. Does The Magician today to extol us to roll the rock from our path?
Book VI : Liber O (1909)Book VI : Liber O vel Manus et Sagittae
In this book it is spoken of the Sephiroth and the Paths; of Spirits and Conjurations; of Gods, Spheres, Planes, and many other things which may or may not exist. It is immaterial whether these exist or not. By doing certain things certain results will follow; students are most earnestly warned against attributing objective reality or philosophic validity to any of them.
There is little danger that any student, however idle or stupid, will fail to get some result; but there is great danger that he will be led astray, obsessed and overwhelmed by his results, even though it be by those which it is necessary that he should attain. Too often, moreover, he mistaketh the first resting-place for the goal, and taketh off his armour as if he were a victor ere the fight is well begun.
It is desirable that the student should never attach to any result the importance which it at first seems to possess.
while this toxic imagination keeps these folks from seeing the boring old world around them.
originally posted by: Jenisiz
a reply to: KellyPrettyBear
S&F, very well said. You'd love psychology and sociology I think.
I've always believed we would evolve into a species with similar traits to those in the movie Independence Day. Moving like locust because the human hunger for "more" and being "better" then the Jones' is insatiable.