My Perspective and #TarotsoWhite

Originally posted on benebell wen:
It begins around 25:11 when one of my favorite YouTube personalities Kelly-Ann Maddox talks about #TarotsoWhite and the “overwhelming lack of racial diversity in tarot and oracle decks.” Maddox covers it all. She acknowledges white privilege, too much whiteness in the human depictions on tarot decks, disappointment in the fetishization of…

A year in review, and top 10

It’s my Blogiversary! One year ago today, I began this blog — and what a year it has been! My first post was a response to the unease I felt in witnessing the reactivity among some members of the online tarot community, and I felt that another reactive comment was not necessary, but rather a…

The 15 Most Commonly Asked Questions in Tarot

This is just too funny! Reblog from Jack of Wands Tarot Before you read this, caveat lector: I am feeling rather silly today. I am sitting in my apartment in pajama bottoms and a sweatshirt, eating Greek yoghurt out of the carton and spinning around in … Source: The 15 Most Commonly Asked Questions in Tarot

2+3=1 : Communicative Tension

I recently watched a YouTube video on the history of writing. Near the end, it summed up the dichotomous tension faced by all written expressions of language — and indeed spoken language as well — the balance between sound and meaning, reader and writer, information and recognition, flexibility and consistency. These dichotomies, and the tension…

Happy Fool’s Day!

Today marks the end of this phase of the Orbi-Fool’s journey. The last of all pre-orders will be sent out today, and I want to thank everyone for your patience, support, and interest in this deck. I’m proud of what I created, and humbly hope it exceeds everyone’s expectations. And of course with the end of…