21st Century Crisis · Astro Journal

The Saturn Pluto Conjunction: start of the New World Order

Last time we looked at the archetypes and history of the Saturn Pluto Cycle. The current alignment is a conjunction, marking the start of a new cycle and a turning point in world history. Things are likely to be very different by the end of the 2020s, so in this post we’ll explore current events… Continue reading The Saturn Pluto Conjunction: start of the New World Order

Astro Journal

The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History

Take a deep breath – we’re about to dive into the murky depths of the current zeitgeist and it ain’t pretty. As I said in the Astrology of 2019, Saturn Pluto alignments have the potential to become your worst nightmare but it doesn’t have to be that way. The best way to deal with these… Continue reading The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History

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The Jupiter Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

The Jupiter Uranus cycle correlates with times in world history characterised by breakthroughs and discoveries in science, innovation in technology, creative and philosophical awakenings and new ideas, revolutions and increasing demands for freedom and equality, political and social rebellions, protests, and new beginnings in many areas. The most obvious synchronicities of historical events tend to… Continue reading The Jupiter Uranus Cycle: Archetypes and History

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Astrological Cycles and the Collective: 2017 – 2024

To get our heads around current events we need to understand how the collective mass of humanity changes over time. And that means plunging into the depths of the collective unconscious. The collective unconscious is the atmosphere in which we move. But like fish swimming in the ocean who don’t understand the nature of water,… Continue reading Astrological Cycles and the Collective: 2017 – 2024

Psychology

Evolution of Consciousness: Kinks in the Mind

Last time we looked at how consciousness evolves through various stages of development. In this post we’ll look at what happens when this process goes wrong. Back to the house building metaphor: as the foundations for your character are being laid problems can arise which lead to difficulties later in life. If the support structures… Continue reading Evolution of Consciousness: Kinks in the Mind

Psychology

Red Book Dialogues: Becoming Conscious

This is a fascinating and spirited dialogue between Rabbi David Wolpe and Lionel Corbett that explores the process of communicating with the unconscious and bringing it to conscious awareness.

Jung explored this process of becoming conscious in the Red Book, an account of his breakdown and how he came to understand the nature of the unconscious and its archetypes. Rabbi Wolpe and Lionel Corbett look at some of the beautiful images Jung created during his crisis, and have a wide ranging discussion that touches on the nature of the divine, the reality of the psyche, whether a human being is really one with God, and the nature of evil.

Enjoy!

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