Monthly Archives: August 2014

Race Realism in a Dirty Book

A Facebook connection led me to author, Taleeb Starkes, whose Amazon page praises as being a ‘race realist’. Remember that scene in Star Wars where Han Solo says, “I have a bad feeling about this?” right before the trash compactor … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 31, 2014

High summer with a hint of Fall.

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 30,2014

Today’s card is the IV of Pentacles, one of the more easy to read on the face of it. Miserliness, selfishness and building a wall of material wealth against the rest of the world. It’s not a happy card, as … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 29, 2014

Today’s Tarot is from the Major Arcana, VIII Strength. A woman closed the mouth of a lion, who licks her hand. It’s the power of self-control, fearlessness and trust. Both the woman and the lion illustrate these qualities. This is … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 28, 2014

Today’s Tarot is the VII of Swords, deception, using the enemy’s own weapons against him. In this case, a class-stratified, masculinist society allows children to be exploited, then blames the human-rights movements of recent decades. This week the news broke … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 27, 2014

Today’s Tarot is the IX of Wands. According to ‘A Feminist Tarot’ by Gearhart and Rennie, this card illustrates the knocks taken from our own comrades in the greater struggle. But today when I look at this I see the … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 26, 2014

Today’s Tarot is III of Pentacles. Sometimes you have to work to specifications, in systems you didn’t invent. The results can be beautiful if you have good tools and the right skills. Today in vice- Science Daily reports that reading … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 25, 2014

Today’s Tarot is the Page of Cups. Water is associated with intuition, the unconscious. The Page holds a chalice of water with a fish peeking out. Behind her rolling waves under a grey sky may foretell storm. Is she standing … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 24, 2014

There’s a story behind this for sure. T. Francis Hackett, beloved husband, reaches his carved hand across the memorial to wife Araletta, for the hand of John M. Haggerty, beloved friend. Above them is the Hebrew word, ‘Mizpah’. And what … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, August 23, 2014

Today’s card is from the Major Arcana, XIV Temperance. The message is balance and integration of the body and mind, internal and external, person and community. Temperance is a refuge from swinging between extremes. A recent medical study shows that … Continue reading

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