Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Groovy man! Feel the LOVE (not!)

Folks this awful awful crap piece of crap "astrology" is touring the newage internets this week.. read it and weep:

"At dawn on 14th February the day dedicated to St Valentine, the patron saint of Love, the Moon in Libra enters the seventh house of relationships. And Jupiter and Mars are aligned in Aquarius in the twelfth house of spiritual transformation.

Forty years ago, the intuitive words of a song called Aquarius, brought the dawning of the new age into our collective awareness:

When the Moon is in the seventh house
And Jupiter aligns with Mars.
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars.

At dawn on 14th February the Cosmos actually embodies this perfect alignment to support our collective manifestation of love and peace and the dawning of the Age of Aquarius."


It is calling specifically for Feb 14, 2009, at 7:25 AM somewhere in England I reckon and so I am looking at this chart centered on London, surveillance-happy capital of the former British Empire.

First there is no specific global astrological significance to the GMT time zone where this allegedly is occurring. And London is not currently the capital of the world. The UN in NYC would be a much better choice of location for a"global understanding" chart politically speaking. "Spiritually" speaking I would have to go with Jerusalem (ironically named City of Peace) or the Bodhi Tree in India.

For another thing bad in this chart the Sun is rising in his detriment in Aquarius, which is ruled by his enemy Saturn. This would be one place you would start if you wanted to curse someone or elect for an endeavor to be dreadfully unprosperous.

Also in traditional astrology there is no particular significance to the Moon being in the 7th in and of itself. Everything is in a context. If the context is to elect or signify the beginning of an age of perfect "love and understanding" then this is not nearly the right chart.

The afflicted Sun rules the 7th in this chart, and Saturn ruler of the 1st is retrograde in the 7th. So the state of both the 1st and 7th rulers suck and they are in opposing houses.

It is noteworthy here that not only is the 7th house the house of marriage but also the house of OPEN ENEMIES.

These two planets are fighting it out!

Much is made of Jupiter and Mars being conjunct in the 12th house. Joining with Mars the Lesser Malefic is an affliction of Jupiter who is the natural significator of spirituality and the 12th house is ACTUALLY the house of curses, malocchio, conspiracy, secret enemies, self undoing, and imprisonment. The conjunction with the North Node that increases good or evil influence makes this badness worse.

All in all, as an election for universal spiritual enlightenment and love, I couldn't have picked a worse chart than this.

But for everything absolutely opposite it is perfect.

Which just goes to show that to everything there is a season, and wishful thinking cannot change what is in the stars. Look around at what is happening at a global scale right now for realz..

Happy F*cking Valentines Day M*ther F*ckers!

2 comments:

Shiro said...

I am not, and have never claimed to be anything of an astrologer, and if I mistakenly spread incorrect information I do apologize. I merely thought it coincidence with the lyrics of the well-known song. Thank you for your information and educated insight. Although it is a bit of a downer, it is always better to be well informed. Your knowledge is appreciated brother. Hugs, Shiro

Anonymous said...

LOL. Too funny. John Frawley would be proud of you. I saw this meme a while back on realitysandwich.com; I wish instead of involuntarly retching I had come up with something as clever.