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non traditional tarot images?

To: alt.tarot,alt.magick
From: taliesin@mail.utexas.edu (George Leake)
Subject: Re: non traditional tarot images?
Date: 9 Jun 1997 21:15:48 GMT

Jeffrey Patrick  wrote:

I was wondering what is thought of the Salvidor Dali Deck ,do I just own
some pretty pictures or are the art significant in there for
divination.

*there's a book which speaks about the Salvador Dali deck. That author's
conclusion is that the the deck is much like the artist himself--a blend
of Dali's surrealism and classical tastes. The images are borrowed from
others mostly. What else is there to say, as to how this deck is "non
traditional" it always depends on how you judge that. Dali's trumps &
suits are labelled much like the ones in many other popular ones, such as
Marseilles, Waite, Case and Thoth.

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