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The Experimental Tarot


15 - Devil

"God and devil are mere symbols of duality"

The moment one decides to return from the shores of the time- and formless to corporal existence, one chooses duality, good and bad, light and dark, god and devil. The illusion of separateness with it's firm merciless grip ignites the desire for "the other", one's "true love". Union is sought in sex and through the use of drugs, and cults and sects promise ultimate techniques to regain the state of union. All this is part of the big material-world theater and of the choice to experience separateness, which is just a choice to experience, with no value and judgment attached to it. Nobody keeps on fighting with the heroes after the movie is over and the cinema is left.

Midheaven/Mars: Personal task, work on oneself.

Theme for contemplation: What is good, what is bad?

Affirmation: "I recognize myself in you"

Hint: Visualize a picture of your worst enemy, then let the picture merge with a picture of yourself, much like "morphing" in video technology. Do the same with your best friend's picture.