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Term: J.P. Morgan

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John Pierpont Morgan: (1837-1914) One of the most influential and important financiers in history. Morgan literally saved the United States from severe depression in 1907. He formed US Steel, the world’s first billion-dollar corporation. He was a major financial supporter of Thomas Edison. His purchases of business and finances, combined with his personal power, made him one of the major controllers of the Trusts that sought monopolies in a wide variety of US businesses. They were eventually broken up by the US federal government.

Like him or hate him, there is no doubt that he was unbelievably wealthy and powerful. He is mentioned here because of one of his little-known quotes that supports an occult science: “Millionaires don’t use astrology. Billionaires do.”

Also See: J.P. MorganMorgan, John Pierpont

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Neo-Druidism Since the 1700s
The last vestiges of the Filídhecht schools were stamped out in the 1600s as Elizabethan English conquered and destroyed most of Ireland’s remaining Gaelic culture. The "plantations" of Ulster, and the extension of the Pale beyond Leinster into ...
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Review of the Visconti Tarots
Summary: An amazing and beautiful recreation of one of the oldest and most complete Tarot decks extant. Suitable for any reading for which you might use a Rider-Waite-Smith-based deck, it’s also ideal for working in costume, at renaissance fairs, ...
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African American Tarot Review
Summary: Although actually more focused on African myth and lore rather than African American contributions to civilization, this deck is a wonderful introduction to both explorations as well as being close enough to the RWS tradition as to be ...
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Review of Legend: The Arthurian Tarot
Summary: If you are a collector, either of fine artwork or of Tarot decks, this is an excellent addition. If you are fascinated by the Arthurian myths but don’t know too much about them, this deck, combined with the book included in the set, ...
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