Have you ever gotten a tarot reading? Did you go in curious for what future might be revealed for you, or prepared to wage war against a charlatan? I have, and I’ve given plenty of readings myself. Rule One: There is no such thing as “fortune-telling”. When someone tells you your future, they’re really telling… Continue reading Sometimes Going the Wrong Way is Going the Long Way
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Mirrors Cannot Lie, So We Twist Their Meaning to Fit Our Fears
As children we are taught to “play fair” because “fair is fair” and when something isn’t fair, whether it’s deliberately cruel or arbitrarily ruled, we learn to see that something as broken. Then, somehow the term “fairest of them all” starts getting tossed this way and that, and we’re just supposed to take it to… Continue reading Mirrors Cannot Lie, So We Twist Their Meaning to Fit Our Fears
Do You Accept Donations?
Whenever something good happens to a person, we attribute it to either hard work or good fortune. When we perceive ourselves to be working in much the same fashion, not only do we focus our gaze more keenly upon their good fortune, but we also tend to be a little envious. We may even ask:… Continue reading Do You Accept Donations?