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29 - Irate/I Rate/Miserable/Miser-rabble

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IRATE - ire ate, consuming self
I RATE - self-inflation
MISERABLE – miser-able; poverty
MISER-RABBLE - social cost of I-Rate

“We have nothing to fear but fear itself.” Fear draws to us the very object of our fears. Examples: the ‘War on Terror’, or ‘War on Drugs’. What we so vehemently oppose is only a pose.

Fear is the Angelish of Pogo: “We have met the enemy, and they is us.” Fear creates a dangerous danger, us! state of mind. The tax on life is levied by ourselves. Like a dog chasing its tail, we are fury us. We arm and train Bin Laden and the Taliban to fight the Russians; then we are fury us when our weapons and recruits are used against us. We arm Sadam Hussein to fight Iran; then are fury us that our soldiers die to oust the tyrant we ourselves propped up. Our self-importance I-rate, which oils our economy, sends our arms and armies out to secure our safety; then we are irate and resent the terrorists who bomb our cities. While we bomb theirs. How cynically I view my enemies; even as theirs is the sin I call onto myself.

These cards ask, what are you so frightened of that you continue to draw it into your life? Who is the rapist who leads you to your therapist you r the rapist.

When we misrepresent our own importance, make ourselves too big or too small, greed and anger or self-hatred begin to consume the self and distort our social relations. Does misery make us angry? Or does anger make us miserable?

Do I see myself clearly; is my ‘I-rate’ fair and accurate?

I judge the world; I judge myself. What I value, honor or support, I become. But equally, what I condemn, I become.

This is the last judgment; this is what the last judge meant.

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Angelynx. A divination deck. John Sacelli. Chris Deschaine.