On its face, some interpret the Temperance card as a symbol of moderation. A deeper reading of Temperance encompasses the synthesis of opposites. Sagittarians struggle with unifying opposing forces, and therefore Temperance functions as its Tarot twin. Moderation enters the discussion in the context of balancing the concentration of competing interests. The fourteenth of the Major Arcana and a Cardinal Virtue, Temperance urges the joining of adverse forces in the quest for harmony.
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