Monday, 27 December 2010
The partial Solar Eclipse of the 4 January affects mainly Europe, as its "path" passes over the western part of the old continent. It affects directly Portugal, Spain, France, England, Germany, Belgium, Denmark and goes further up, to the Skandinavians. In all these countries early in the morning the Sun's disk will be largely dimmed by the Moon. Eastern Europe and the Balkans are a little bit off the Eslipse's path (in Greece for example just the 65% of the Sun will be covered by the Moon. But on the other hand Greece is ruled by the sign of Capricorn, so it somehow partakes to this eclipse).
In any case we have here an intense Solar Eclipse. The Sun and the Moon are "comprised" between Mars and Pluto, forming wide conjunctions to both! Additionally, planet Saturn squares the Eclipse itself (the Sun and the Moon, that is). Not to mention the hard T-square formed by Saturn, Mars and Eris which brings to confrontation some very rigid, strong and fatal energies! And things get worse if we take in consideration the fact that this Eclipse takes place - to most western European countries - in the 12th House (which to Manilius is "a temple of ill omen, hostile to future activity and all too fruitful of bane")! If we take all these in consideration then we come to the conclusion that the 4th January Solar Eclipse portends some further hardships for the European economy, as the western European countries have reached at a point where they are confronting each other in order to escape the grip of the actual crisis - having arrived on the very verge of disintegrating as European Union! It also portends harsh meteorological conditons, geophysical phenomena and social upheaval. We should not exclude events of disastrous proportions!
P.S. Please read as well Dunyazade's comment below, because it offers us an additional hint: that something hidden might have been "cooked up" during this Solar Eclipse of the 4th January 2011 by the western European powers, a hidden agenda that would surface on the occasion of some major subsequent astrological event. Well, around the Spring Equinox (March 21st) of 2011 most of the European countries crossed by this January's 4th 2011 Eclipse path launched a huge air raid against Libya!
Tuesday, 7 December 2010
The zodiac represents a cyclical process (which on a higher level is actually spiral). It has a specific "Begining" (the zero Aries "gama" point) and a specific "End" (the last degrees of Pisces). We are actually experiencing a particular astrological phenomenon now. The two planets mostly associated in astrology with the world of ideas, with liberty, with the expansion of the human consciousness and awareness (Jupiter and Uranus) are both transiting now in the last degrees of Pisces (the very last degrees of the Zodiac, that is). Thus, these 2 planets - forming a conjunction - are actually closing now a major historical cycle and are heralding an important message, which we should try to understand.
The last time Jupiter and Uranus were in approximately the same position (both in the last degrees of Pisces, having turned direct after their retrogradation and ready to re-enter Aries) it was at the end of the year 1927 - begining of 1928. That period actually stands right on the verge between the carefree "roaring twenties" and the 1929 financial crash, which ushered the Western World into the 30's Depression and the subsequent World War II!
Thus, we actually have two corroborations of the fact that we stand now on the very verge of two different "epochs". The first has been sufficiently analyzed, it is the Cardinal Climax (the T-square) which has already ushered us into a new 30's kind of depression. But with the late Pisces conjunction of Jupiter and Uranus (which previously occured in the 1927 - 1928 period) here comes a second corroboration! On those years people were living as well on the crest of an unprecedented technological progress and financial prosperity, they were "wild party animals" while the women were very much liberated (the so called "flappers" according to Wikipedia: "Flapper" in the 1920s was a term applied to a "new breed" of young Western women who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms").
So, nothing new under the Sun. We are going again through a "party ending" period, similar to the one of the 1927 - 1928 period, with its own intricacies though. People have lost their faith in "the religious God" and become somehow delusional as they desperately try to fill the void and substitute their traditional religious systems with new kinds of faith. As "Sue-Astro" pointed out on my Facebook page, we are now living in a rather crazy period where people are having their own private Angels and are "talking" with God, where the so called scientists - who never make accurate predictions - claim to know everything else.
It seems there has been nothing left to "believe in" anymore. Politics and politicians have been totally discredit in our societies, as Uranus moves to the last and most "anaretic" degrees of the zodiac.We are dazed, disoriented, confused as we don't really undesrstand what's going on, as we have nowhere to "lean on" - like in the good old times. And as we stand here, at this "last degrees of the zodiac" point, we have now to process and distill all the data of an historical cycle that has reached its end (the 1927 - 2010 one). From the begining of 2011 though (when Jupiter and Uranus will definitely move to Aries) some very dynamic events will impact our societies and a new cycle for humanity will start. Our consciousness will shift then onto higher grounds, somehow reminiscent of the '30's but actually very new and fresh to us!
Thursday, 2 December 2010
Modern Greece is a Capricornian country (please see my relative article here). A Capricornian country should have a typically rigid and overgrown - "Kafka" type - public sector. And indeed Greece has one. Out of a population of 11.000.000 an estimated 1.250.000 are civil servants! If we compare this number to the number of civil servants in some major European countries - like i.e. France, where out of 65.000.000 inhabitants only 1.680.000 are civil servants - then we will realise how over-inflated is the public sector in Greece.
Almost every Greek family has its own civil servant member. In a rather poor and risky economy like the Greek one, becoming a civil servant has been the best career option! Civil servants enjoy the famous "lifetime permanency" and their wages are twice or even thrice times higher than the ones of the people working freelance. And although there are so many civil servants in Greece the services offered by them to the citizens range from mediocre to awkward! Long queues are formed in front of the "functioning" windows (as many of them are closed, because the corresponding servants are on a vague duration's leave) and people are used to loose a couple of hours just to get a simple certification. The beauraucracy is really excessive and it often becomes hilarious. The number one "silent rule" among the servants is "don't work too much, because those who do are spoiling our "market"" (they develop among them a misconceived sense of solidarity).
Permeated by the above elements, civil servancy has become in Greece a sort of "establishment". The very civil servants have "mutated" into creatures whose primary concern is not to serve the citizens but to feed the "establishment" (how Capricornian is that), drawing at the same time benefits for themselves (bribing is rampant). And there is a "guilty client relationship" of the civil servants to the politicians, because the former have usually obtained their civil servant's privileged post by exploiting their political connections. In return though they have to vote for the politician who intermediated for them to get the post.