living the dream

Way back in the Nineteen Seventies, my granddad quit smoking cigarettes. He said doctors had sufficiently proven to him that cigarettes caused cancer, and he said that anyone who still smoked the things was a fool. He explained that quitting wasn't hard. All he had to worry about was that first cigarette of the day. All he had to do was not smoke that first one.

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Sublimation, in seventy-eight steps, or First of the first

Another little side project I'm going to fit in, while doing everything else, is explore Aleister Crowley's Thoth tarot deck card-by-card. I've been using the same deck for over twenty years now. It makes sense to me, but the information is so dense! I'm hoping to distill some of it down for ease of personal use. By going through them as they manifest on the Tree of Life, including how the trumps correspond to the paths, I hope to gain a little insight.

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