The fifth trump card is The Hierophant, and he’s a preacher and an educator and a trainer and a devoted dogmatic disciple as you can tell at a glance with my Wordcloud Tarot deck without having to decode arcane pictures.
As we progress through the major archana, the alien evolves. By the time we reach the Emperor, we have also reached stage two of the alien’s evolution. The emperor represents authority and responsibility and law and lots of other actual words rather than arcane pictures.
Giving birth to a whole new verbal-thinking tarot industry to supplant and disrupt the visual-thinking tarot industry is a huge task, but I am up to it. One card at a time. The Priestess represents motherhood and femininity among other things.
Visual tarot readers will cower in fear at the power of the verbal thinker once they are unleashed upon the visual tarot reading monopoly. The Priestess is a book learner. She devours knowledge.
When my word-cloud tarot deck revolutionizes the tarot industry and liberates it for those who think verbally instead of visually, I will use my powers for good. As does the magician, the first major archana (except for the fool, who is zero)
Most people who try to make a whole tarot deck fail, because there are SO MANY. It takes half a lifetime. But I think maybe with this method I can eventually complete the project, and also revolutionize the tarot industry by freeing it from it’s reliance on visual associative thinkers and allow access for verbal…