Categoria: Problemi del conoscere

Exploring Reality Through Tarot: An Alternative Perspective

ABSTRACT: Perception of reality is a complex concept influenced by various factors such as personal experiences, cultural and societal norms, and the brain’s interpretation of sensory information. While evidence-based approaches and logical reasoning are important sources of knowledge and guidance, alternative approaches such as occult philosophy and esoterism can also provide insight and understanding. Tarot readings, for example, can serve as a prompt for self-reflection and personal growth. In this case study, a three-card Tarot spread was used to gain insight into an individual’s career dissatisfaction and to develop a plan for moving forward. The interpretation of the cards suggested that the individual may need to challenge their assumptions and beliefs, seek support and guidance, and cope with negative thoughts and emotions in order to break free from limitations and move forward in a more positive direction. This demonstrates that it is possible to gain a deeper understanding of the world and offer interpretations of real-life situations without relying solely on evidence-based approaches.

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The Existential Fallacy

“It is a curious feature of logic that statements which refer to the whole of a class do not actually tell us whether there are any members of that class.” Madsen Pirie This sentence introduces the principle of logic according to which statements that refer to the whole of a class, known as universal statements, do not necessarily provide information about the existence or non-existence of members of that class. For example, the statement “All dogs are mammals” is a universal statement that refers to the class of dogs and the class of mammals. While this statement tells us that

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