The Genuine Mystic

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Day: July 26, 2021

Magical Disempowerment Gurus Tarot Power Dynamics
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My Least Favorite Tarot Questions : Or, on Magical Ethics & the Cult of Disempowerment

There are two primary reasons one might be drawn to “magic”: a) disempowerment and b) efficiency. Confusion, uncertainty, a conscious or not-so-conscious sense of victimization by superficial circumstances and a little errant emotion to fuel it all seems to generally be the recipe for motivating one to seek out intangible leverage in life via the magical path. This is another way of describing disempowerment, the ever-present shadow of self-realization. …

Astrology Chart Reading Cosmos Tools
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Why Obsess over Astrology? : Thoughts on My Favorite Modality

It took a while to believe there could be a benefit in studying what is generally considered to be pseudoscience. I don’t need to list internationally recognized geniuses across history who had a fondness for astrology to justify its merit. I could care less what the general population thinks. Most people sleep through the daily gift of an exquisite sunrise, but they still happen, and life carries on. The occult’s historical disinformation campaign is unparalleled. These arts and their practice were, after all, intended to be kept secret…