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Originally Posted by Windhorse
The Emperor isn't necessarily about horrible patriarchal God pinning us down from above. It is just as much about setting our boundaries, becoming our own Masters. I liken it more to the discipline one learns from doing traditional martial arts, where you develop the self-regulation to obey your own commands, as opposed to the kind of externally-directed discipline learnt in the army, where you develop only the ability to take orders from someone else, and do nothing for yourself.
That's fine as a description of the Emperor outside of the context of the Tree of Life. But what does any of the above have to do with the 15th Path and the relationship between Chokmah and Tiphareth. How does the Cosmic Will of Chokmah influence the sephira Tiphareth via the Emperor?

Bear in mind that the 15th Path is still way above the sphere of the personality.
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