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The Emperor Tarot card: woodblock print of a man wearing a leafy crown and surrounded by manicured plants has hands on hips
The Emperor

Consort of the Empress, the Emperor counterbalances the wild fecundity of the untamed natural world with the powers of rationality. By naming, ordering, and systematizing the natural world, the Emperor both reveals and imposes organizing principles of the physical world.