Re: virus: Virion tarot

KMO prime (
Fri, 27 Sep 1996 23:07:15 EDT

On Fri, 27 Sep 1996 16:47:46 -0600 writes:
>Hey, all --
> As long as we're throwing around the idea, why not set up some
>E-mail readings would seem the perfect means for eliminating verbal or
>non-verbal feedback (which most "psychics" use as a guide for their
> If the tests fail, we may be able to decisively bring an end to

If I believed in the predictive power of the tarot deck and was informed
that tarot readings conducted over the internet (by e-mail) failed to
support my beliefs, I would only conceed that the tarot's power cannot be
transfered and translated into pulses of light in fiber-optic lines or
electrons in a copper wire. Perhaps the strange temporality of e-mail
interferes with crucial timing elements in the tarot process. Failure of
this kind will do nothing to end this thread. Another reason for
thinking so is that no one seems to be arguing in favor of the tarot's
predictive power. It's advocates are pretty uniform in thier support of
the tarot as an aid to introspection and as an organizing force in

That said, it could be fun. Count me in.

>BTW, David:
> If I remember correctly what you wrote in your last post, it is
>definitely a valid option to use a redesigned Tarot deck for
>stimulation: that's why I previously brought up the Creative Whack
>IBM found it effective....

I missed your reference to the Creative Whack pack. Where can we find

Take care, all. -KMO