Period 7 - Ricky Zhao - Tarot Cards

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  • Briefly explain what the Fool’s Journey and the purpose of each card in the story!
  • Period 7 - Ricky Zhao - Tarot Cards

    1. 1. Tarot Cards<br /> A Presentation by Ricky Zhao<br /> SLC: Magnet<br />
    2. 2. What Are Tarots?<br /><ul><li>Deck has developed overtime
    3. 3. Often used by occults
    4. 4. Deck consists of 78 cards
    5. 5. Major Arcana consists of 22 cards and Minor Arcana consists of 56 cards</li></ul>("Rider - Waite Tarot Cards")<br />
    6. 6. An Unseen Light<br /><ul><li>Offers advice to further understand one’s self and others
    7. 7. Offers insight to the grand concept of life
    8. 8. Offers guidance to those unsure of course of future</li></li></ul><li>Tarots Are Mirrors<br /><ul><li>Each tarot has distinct characteristics that reveal the arcana of the card
    9. 9. The Major Arcana of the Tarots reflect human traits and personalities
    10. 10. Each card of the Major Arcana can be applied to any person and by understanding what card applies to a person we are understanding the person’s reasoning, traits, personality, and actions</li></li></ul><li>The Fool’s Journey<br /><ul><li>When compiled together, the Major Arcana illustrates a story of life
    11. 11. Each of the Major Arcana represents a certain stage in life
    12. 12. Although the Major Arcana has a specific order of events</li></li></ul><li>The Fool’s Journey (cont.)<br />("Tarot Cards: The Major Arcana")<br />
    13. 13. The Power of Psychics<br /><ul><li>Purpose of tarot readings are to give choices rather than wild predictions/statements
    14. 14. Although accuracy plays a part in a reading, defining the card to have a significant meaning is most important
    15. 15. Psychics employ different spreads for different situations</li></ul>("Meaning of the Celtic Cross Spread")<br />
    16. 16. Tarots and the World<br /><ul><li>People can learn the scheme of the world they live in
    17. 17. Tarot cards can change how people perceive themselves and how people perceive life
    18. 18. Tarot card spreads are also used as a tool to guide and give us advice in our journey of life</li></li></ul><li>Works Cited<br /><ul><li>"Meaning of the Celtic Cross Spread." Tarot Teachings. Web. 14 Feb 2011. <http://www.tarotteachings.com/meaning-of-the-celtic-cross-spread.html>
    19. 19. "Rider - Waite Tarot Cards." How Tarot Cards Work. Web. 14 Feb 2011. <http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/extrasensory-perceptions/tarot-card.htm>.
    20. 20. Tarot Cards: The Major Arcana. Web. 14 Feb 2011. <http://babywiccan.blogspot.com/2010/06/tarot-cards-major-arcana.html>.</li></li></ul><li>Why Tarots?<br /><ul><li>Through tarots, understanding of others can be facilitated
    21. 21. Sometimes these morals taught by the cards are just what people need to advance
    22. 22. Without tarot cards, people will continue to walk blindly in life without fully understanding their environment</li>

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