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House Divisions in Astrology

Astrologer Aswin Balaji invited me to discuss house divisions in astrology. Here is a link to the video of our discussion: House Divisions in Astrology The material is a bit technical but useful for astrologers to know. I tried to … Continue reading

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Eagles of Death Metal and the Paris Attacks — some preliminary astrological observations

The recent terrorist events in Paris have shocked the world. The theater where the American band Eagles of Death Metal was a prime target. I wondered if the horrific events would show up in the charts of the band members. … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise — 11th House Awards

Recently Chris Brennan posted this request in Facebook: “I’m looking for some people who have had a distinct and unambiguously positive or fortunate event occur at some point in their life.” As I thought back over positive events in my … Continue reading

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Infantile behavior on the baseball field

In the sports news today we learned that the Washington Nationals have suspended closer Jonathan Papelbon for four games without pay for his role in a dugout incident in which he choked his teammate Bryce Harper. According to ESPN: “After getting out of … Continue reading

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Four Modes of Listening

Yesterday I attended a lecture by Dr. Salmon Akhtar about models of listening in psychoanalysis. The ability to listen skillfully to clients is essential for psychoanalysts as well as for astrologers who do any type of counseling. According to Dr. … Continue reading

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Astrology, Conscious Systems and Theoretical Physics

Ever since childhood I have been fascinated by both astrology and theoretical physics.  Both disciplines offer an unorthodox view of reality which defies common sense. After practicing astrology for many years, it became clear to me that astrology is not … Continue reading

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Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident

On Sunday, 26 October 2014, baseball player Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend died in a car accident in the Domincan Republic where he was born on 19 June 1992.  It is always instructive to study the charts of such dramatic … Continue reading

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Scientific Bias against Astrology

Recently I have been taking an online course at coursera.org entitled Pensamiento Científico by Professor Carlos Gershenson of UNAM in Mexico.  Having followed the work of Carlos Gershenson for some time,  I was was delighted to have an opportunity to hear … Continue reading

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Astrological BS (and I don’t mean Bachelor of Science)

In my last post I talked about skepticism and astrology.  Unfortunately, astrologers give skeptics a lot to crow about.  As if by synchronicity, after writing that post I happened to be browsing an astrological site when I received an offer … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Astrology of Tarot Readers

During the weekend of the 2013 autumnal equinox I attended a workshop in Massachusetts with Rachel Pollock and Carolyn Cushing.  One of the topics that came up in our informal discussions was the astrological charts of tarot readers.  Having done … Continue reading

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