The Skeptic’s Guide to Tarot

23 October, 2015

This post revisits a post from 2010.
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The appeal of Tarot as a method of fortune telling seems inextricably linked to the exotic nature and large number of cards which make up the deck; they seem so ancient and unfamiliar to people used to the standard, modern, boring 53 card deck of four suits plus joker that their origins must surely be mystical. Read the rest of this entry »


July 2010 Crossword

20 July, 2010

By Ken Greatorex

Here’s a new skeptically-oriented crossword. Let us know how you get on! Read the rest of this entry »


The Skeptic’s Guide to Tarot

19 April, 2010

This article first appeared as a Vic Skeptics discussion pamphlet.
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The appeal of Tarot as a method of fortune telling seems inextricably linked to the exotic nature and large number of cards which make up the deck; they seem so ancient and unfamiliar to people used to the standard, modern, boring 53 card deck of four suits plus joker that their origins must surely be mystical. Read the rest of this entry »