(Thomas Gazis note: back in 2008, a couple of days before Pluto moved to Capricorn, I published this article in Greek - and then I somehow forgot it. Then, recently I noticed that many of the things predicted in the article had already happened in real life - as the years were passing by! Here is the article translated in English...)
An extremely important astrological event will occur on 26 January 2008 (at exactly 4:37:13 am, GMT). Planet Pluto will change its zodiacal position, leaving behind the sign of Sagittarius and entering Capricorn (where it will stay for about 17 years, till 2024)! This change is extremely important for the following reasons:
1) Both the sign of Capricorn and the planet Pluto are considered in astrology as elements of "strain". They do provide maturity and integration to people, but mainly through hardships.
2) Pluto is in itself a very powerful planet (for us astrologers still remains a planet). It is actually a planet that affects strongly the masses, the "collective unconscious", the economy, the global energy stocks. Moreover, he often triggers massive fatal events. Capricorn, on the other hand, is a pivotal zodiacal sign, as it stands at the top of the axis of the "Cardinal Cross" signs! Capricorn is rigid and Pluto extremely powerful! The meeting of these two astrological energies is expected to breed strong and decisive events, events which will change the course of humanity in the next 17 years and lead it into a whole new direction (when the signs of the "Cardinal Cross" are strongly activated they release huge amounts of energy which on their turn thrust humanity into new directions)!
3) The last time in history that the same thing happened (Pluto entered Capricorn) was in 1762 - whole 246 years ago! And Pluto stayed in Capricorn till 1778. This was a particularly critical period in the history of mankind. The United States declared their independence (initiating thus the countdown to the collapse of the all-mighty till then British Empire)! At the same time, the collapse of the Ottoman Empire occured! It is likely, therefore, to witness the collapse of an empire within the next 17 years !
4) This zodiacal shift is especially important to Greece, as this country is "born" under the sign of Capricorn (see my relative article The natal chart of modern Greece). Therefore, some very relevant events are expected to happen especially in Greece in the next 17 years, that will propel this country into a new, radically different direction!
Thus, what I write here applies to all humanity but in a particular way to Greece!
First of all, the sign of Capricorn represents astrologically all social and political "institutions". All the commonly accepted - that is - systems of management and governance in our society, countries etc. At the apex of such pyramid lie the governments themselves and the people who staff them, the "rulers", the administrative and repressive mechanisms etc.
With the entrance now of Pluto in Capricorn all the above mentioned institutions will become more "plutonic"! I will explain you right away what I mean! First though we should stress the fact that each planet has 2 sides, the creative and destructive one! The creative side of Pluto is that he destroys whatever is old, worn, "sick", with no strength in it and regenerates it under a new, vibrant, healthy form! At the same time, Pluto is the planet of the "masses", of the ordinary people when they act en masse! Thus, a basic scenario is that we are now entering a phase where politics, the governments will change their structure in depth, they will completely regenerate! At the same time, the everyday people, the masses, will start exerting a more direct and dynamic influence on the governments - especially if they are not democratic!
(You may read the rest of the article here )