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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
15th May 2002
"I am interested to know which decks contain cards that have the swords representing fire etc and the wands representing the air? thankyou" shirley

Jan replies:

I don't know offhand which decks reverse these - perhaps other people would like to let us know? But I can tell you why it happens!

Back in the good old days when matters occult and magickal were either hidden or only intimated to the general public, a particular principle grew up called "double blinding". A double blind deliberately mystifies a particular topic in order to confuse the uninitiated.

The topic being mystified with the Swords/Wands discrepancy is that of the magickal weapon which has control of a given element. Swords or Athames command Air, whilst Wands or Staffs command Fire.

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Jan

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