Monthly Archives: November 2013

Gandhi as a Dirty Old Guru

Although Mahatma Gandhi accomplished great things for his country, in his private life for a time he used his position of power and authority to sleep naked with girls and young women who came under his influence.  Gandhi apparently believed … Continue reading

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Review of Donna Cunningham’s Stellium Handbook

The Thanksgiving holiday this year found me spending time with family and friends, and also some time alone reading through Donna Cunningham’s Stellium Handbook. On her website, Donna tells us that her interest in this topic is deeply personal.  She … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of JFK’s Passing

Today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy.  I hadn’t look at his birth chart recently, so I decided to post it here.  In addition, last evening I attended a lecture by Carolyn Egan on progressed … Continue reading

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The 300th anniversary of a sadistic missionary in America

November 24th is the 300th anniversary of the birth of Junipero Serra, a missionary who enslaved the native peoples of California in labor camps and treated them with sadistic brutality to force them to accept his brand of Christianity.  Serra’s … Continue reading

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An interesting tarot/horary consultation

Around midday Friday November 15, 2013, I got a message from a distraught young man who was given my name by a mutual friend for whom I had done a tarot reading about career matters a few months ago.  The … Continue reading

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The natal chart of the 7th Raphael

Seven British astrologers wrote under the pen name Raphael.  The 7th and last of these was Frederick Robert Tuck Cross (May 15, 1850 – May 29, 1923), a name which he shortened to Robert T. Cross.  I was curious about the … Continue reading

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The Passing of Sir John Tavener

Musician John Tavener died this week (on November 12, 2013).  He had suffered ill health much of his life. Tavener was a Grammy winning composer of classical and spiritual music who owes some of his popularity to the Beatles. His Song … Continue reading

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A Progressive Politician

Recently I was listening to a news broadcast about Bill de Blasio, the Mayor elect of New York City.  The journalist must have used the word ‘progressive’ at least a dozen times in describing the new mayor’s views.  It occurred … Continue reading

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The Star-cross’d Relationship of Richie and Jonathan

This post is a follow-up to a previous post about bullying in the NFL.  By now, the world knows that football player Jonathan Martin accused his teammate Richie Incognito of “bullying.”  Mr. Incognito was suspended pending the investigation of the allegations. … Continue reading

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Einstein on spirituality, the soul and the universe

Recently I attended a talk by Douglas Stone, the author of Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian.  It looks like a very good book.  I’ve only had a chance to skim through it, but I plan to … Continue reading

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