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Big Blue Brick Error!

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.pagan.magick,alt.magick,alt.tarot,alt.divination
From: nagasiva 
Subject: Big Blue Brick Error! (Re: Crowley's Tarot Trump Switch)
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2003 10:04:16 GMT

50030707 viii om Pisces-Age-Y2006
 
nagasiva:
#> Trump Table Resolution
#> 
#> the Trump Table at the back of Crowley's book may be used
#> by the informed occultist to decipher Crowley's intent,
#> which he concealed in his cards. this table displays his
#> abandonment of the significance of what he called "Title
#> and Numbers Printed on the Cards" in favour of the "Key
#> Scale", mapping to the sefirotic paths to which each
#> trump is assigned within that table. it contains the
#> following information necessary to understand his intent:
#> ------------------------------------------------------------------
#> Number/Title on Card    Letter  Value   Attribution	 Key Scale
#> ------------------------------------------------------------------
#> IV           EMPEROR    TZADDI  90,900  [AQUARIUS]       28
#> VIII       [JUSTICE]    LAMED   30      [LIBRA]          22
#> IX	     [STRENGTH]    TETH    9       [LEO]            19
#> XVII            STAR    HE	   5       [ARIES]          15
#> ------------------------------------------------------------------	
#> this table is otherwise in *ascending order down the page*,
#> which indicates that these 4 are misplaced

SATANAS :
# you mean the fact that the *regular Hebrew order* 
# of the alphabet is violated, 

no, I mean EVERY COLUMN BUT THE FIRST IS REVERSED. not only
is the Hebrew out of place on every one of these cards,
directly implying their interchange, but so are the Values,
Attributions and Key Scales.

# and thus, there is something ('a little more?') implied?

it is implied that these are cyphered, fucked up, as a blind.

# it wasn't too clear how you stated it, i am suggesting an addition/ 
# change not so much critisizing or implying anything...

thanks for the feedback. I'm trying to make it clear, but the
picture is even more complex than I'd imagined, there being
some ambiguity in intent on Crowley's part.

# Does this favorably compare with the revised tables given 
# in the blue brick? Or are you suggesting something new?

amazing. you pointed me to these tables in the Big Blue
Brick and I note that Hymenaeus Beta appears to have
FALLEN FOR CROWLEY'S BLIND HOOK LINE AND SINKER, as if
he didn't even read the Book of the Thoth or at least
not carefully enough to have understood Crowley by his
words.

here's what following the blind results in: 
#> 	IV      AQUARIUS                      ARIES
#> 	V       TAURUS                        TAURUS
#> 	VI      GEMINI                        GEMINI
#> 	VII     CANCER                        CANCER
#> 	VIII    LEO                           LEO
#> 	IX      VIRGO                         VIRGO
#> 	XI      LIBRA                         LIBRA
#> 	XIII    SCORPIO                       SCORPIO
#> 	XV      CAPRICORN                     CAPRICORN
#> 	XVII    ARIES                         AQUARIUS
        XVIII   PISCES                        PISCES

#> ...one of his BLINDS in his deck. your
#> reference to the Trump Table on page 278 
#> of "The Book of Thoth"....
#
# does 1994-7 blue brick supercede this?

you tell me. :> I say the Blue Brick "Liber ABA" "Second
Revised Edition" edited by Hymenaeus Beta, Weiser, 1997
(didn't they haul it in for revision almost immediately
after it first came out??) is WRONG. the exact displaced
zodiac appears in his tables.

I maintain that Hymenaeus Beta must have been confused,
or profoundly misled, to have achieved such an error
when representing himself as such an authority.

nagasiva

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