Welcome, then to the world of the Two of Pentacles: this fellow is often depicted as dancing while juggling (in some decks he walks a tightrope!) This sense of stress at life is nothing new, we have centuries of writings on our ancestors also feeling overwhelmed. And it is the job of this Deuce to … Continue reading Always Juggling
The last ace video is up!
If the tarot were to have a trope, it would be the Death card. The thirteenth card of the Trumps, or Majors, of a standard tarot deck, you can find it renamed across the centuries as "rebirth" or in some cases "the card with no name." All of which is sad because I have always … Continue reading The Death Card
Check out my latest video mood board! In this series we explore a pictorial tarot card meanings of the Ace of Cups, specifically the tarot card symbolism of the Rider-Smith-Waite deck. Please check out the other quick videos in this series on the tarot aces and leave your comments. B-roll footage, stills, and "Shong Tu" … Continue reading The Third Ace
Ancient Origins link
Yet, for all its intuitive appeal, this story rests on what I think is a false dichotomy between foresight and impulsivity. The fact that people can use their foresight to prioritise the present reveals that many behaviours that seem like failures of willpower are not caused by a disinclination to plan ahead at all. Rather, … Continue reading Can We Trust the Marshmallow Test?