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Re: Cartofeminism

When I was about 10, my sister (who is a few years older than me) bought a pocket chess set, and we both learned to play. We were quite well matched - she was a bit older, and maybe a bit stronger. But I became quite obsessed, and she lost interest. I don't think that it was too difficult for her - ...

Re: Crackpot theories

I saw that this morning too, Robert. I wonder where he got it from. No link, no reference. I had a look on Camoin's site, and found this article:- http://en.camoin.com/tarot/Camoin-Tarot-religious-voyage.html I can imagine that Camoin might have slotted Mary Magdalene in somewhere with all those pos...

Re: What the Catholics say

I've never read Frawley, but he is part of a trend in astrology to return to various more traditional practices. I have followed astrology over the years, with various periods of interest followed by inactivity. A number of years ago I attended events in London organised by a group of astrologers wh...

Re: What the Catholics say

I think that Cirlot's ideas on the Tarot were derived from 19th Century French occult writers, so he swallowed all the stuff about connections with Kabbalah etc. It is still on sale in paperback, but it was around in the 1960s in hardcover. At the time, it was pretty well the only book of its type a...

Re: What the Catholics say

I couldn't remember ever seeing the expression 'enigmas' used in this way, so I put it into Google. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=_pbKl-UIO_gC&pg=PA328&lpg=PA328&dq=tarot+enigmas&source=bl&ots=vdG2V9sGDo&sig=DhV61RiyeFE7pdtivSgTxbcwMrk&hl=en&ei=Bj9_SvK7NZ3SjAeUueTwAQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=resu...

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