In a time when many Americans bought and sold and owned slaves with impunity, as a matter of right and business, the entire Calvary of a western based fort would be called to action if an indian tribe took a white captive.
I'm reminded by this card of the billions of dollars and thousands of lives wasted on Mr. Bush's mideast war for nothing more than oil, and the blind eyes and ears we turn to the innocent captives in Ethiopia, Darfur, Somalia...our complacency staggers the mind.
"Our civilization survives in the complacency of cowardly or malignant minds; a sacrifice to the vanity of aging adolescents." ~ Albert Camus 1913-1960
Tarot opened previously closed doors to my own heart with it's merciless quest for the truth, nothing but the truth. They flay the soul and make me say thank you afterward. Each hour spent with my cards is a new lesson to be learned. Viva la Journey.