On the precipice of a landmark Supreme Court decision regarding LGBTQ rights, what can I learn from something I wrote 20 years ago?
Do some people WANT to be told what to do and how to think?
Humility in the Fool? You think I must be joking… But research would seem to elucidate an element of humility—or lack of humility—in the history of the fool. In either sense—present or absent—we are provided a mode of observing, or gauging, or ruminating upon the virtuous nature of humility.
Previously, we discussed the gestural symbolism of humility found in the tarot. Let’s explore some other places where humility can be interpreted in the deck…
Dorotheos of Gaza was a 6th-century monk, eventually becoming an abbott of his own monastery. His writing, in the form of instructions for his charges, particularly condemns pride among his monks, deplores ascetic competition among the community, and places humility as the summit of monastic life.
Where can the virtue of Humility be found in the tarot?
Philosophical reflections on the virtue of Humility.