I didn’t think I’d ever have to write a post on this particular topic, as I thought it was so obvious as to go without explanation. However, as usual, the good people of the Internet have proved me wrong, and I’ve noticed a trend in my search hits that have prompted this post. Uncharacteristically, it’ll be a short post, since there’s really not much to explain, but here goes:
The system of geomancy is incompatible with the notion of a fifth element, also called the quintessence or the force of Spirit.
It’s evident from the get-go that geomancy uses and relies on the four classical elements of Fire, Air, Water, and Earth. The structure of the geomantic figures themselves lend themselves well to this: a geomantic figure has four rows of either one or two dots, each row associated with a particular element, with one dot signifying that…
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