At this point in history the video screen has replaced institutionalized religion as the single most powerful hypnotic in the world. In the USA it serves as an efficient delivery system for the interests of a crumbling status quo, disseminating values that represent the very worst of the era now in its last gasp.… click here to continue reading.
For some of us who identified whole-heartedly with the ideas of the late 1960s, this year’s Neptune, Chiron and Jupiter conjunction in Aquarius is particularly evocative. It’s a celebration of our entry into the wonderful world of astrology.
And it was the sign Aquarius that held open the door.
Forty years later, the hippie theme song “The Age of Aquarius” from the musical “Hair” carries a connotation of either retro-charm or eye-rolling corniness, depending on your point of view.… click here to continue reading.
The first lunation of this series was at the Solstice last month, when the Sun was in its full-throttle summer dignity. (The word solstice derives from the Latin [sol]+ stare [to stand]. For one moment, the Sun appears to be standing stock still: just hanging there in the sky, staring us down.… click here to continue reading.
Like the scientists, mystical thinkers honor Einstein as extraordinary; but from a somewhat different point of view. For us, the wispy-haired old fellow with the unforgettable eyes exudes a wisdom that trumps intellectual smarts.