If you haven’t read 1984 by George Orwell, now would be a good time to do so. His vision of a dystopian society run by a bunch of crazy psychopaths gets more prescient by the day. It’s a warning from the past to the future, and possibly the present, depending on where you live. And… Continue reading How power turns freedom into slavery
Uranus spends about seven years in each sign and this year he begins to transition into Taurus. It’s not a comfortable meeting for either Uranus or Taurus. As a fixed earth sign, Taurus doesn’t like change, especially when it happens fast. It likes stability and certainty, but there’s not going to be much of that… Continue reading Uranus in Taurus: Revolution of Values and Security
This year sees the peak of the Jupiter Uranus cycle that began with the conjunction in 2010. These cycles coincide with times of discovery and inspiration, when we can expand our horizons and deepen our understanding of the universe and ourselves. The optimistic energies of Jupiter boost the innovation of Uranus, driving breakthroughs in science… Continue reading Jupiter Uranus Opposition: Political Revolution and a Robot Uprising
I wasn’t going to write about Brexit but my country is tearing itself apart and I can’t look away. We’ve strapped ourselves into a rollercoaster that’s coming off the rails. It probably won’t end well – at least, not for the poor. But then, it never ends well for the poor. Over the last week… Continue reading BREXIT: the beginning of the end or the start of something better?
Every age has its own flavour and feel. Looking at the world around us these days, it’s hard to avoid the sense of chaos, upheaval and general decay. History is pockmarked with revolution, interspersed by periods of relative tranquillity. Have you ever wondered how these times of change come about? One way to attempt understanding is… Continue reading Zeitgeist: Revolution
In this groundbreaking book, Richard Tarnas demonstrates the consistent correspondence between planetary alignments and the archetypal patterns found running through human history, both collectively and individually. Subtitled Intimations of a New World View, it offers a worldview and cosmology to heal the disastrous split in the Western psyche and is based on thirty years meticulous… Continue reading Cosmos and Psyche: Book Review
Many people believe mystics are dreamers, out of touch with reality, or even full-on crazy. To understand the real world is to be rational and have your feet glued to the ground. You may look to the stars in wonder, but always remember the truth: the universe is meaningless and you don’t matter. There is… Continue reading The Mystics Are Coming!