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DrunkensantaNow that’s the spirit!

So the holidays are here and I am going to give you your holiday survival guide based on the planets in transit. This applies to ALL signs. First off, from here until the 22nd, the Sun is in Sag. That means rollicking good times for everyone. Good cheer, toasting, etc. Everyone gets at least one free pass to do something really stupid, especially if it is powered by your favorite grog or mead. Honorary Sag, Todd Rundgren once said, “Anything worth doing, is worth over doing.” Now, of course, you cannot drive, because during this economic climate (and I will get to that later) local communities are hard up for cash, so catching even the most barely tipsy tippler is money in their bank. Walk or taxi when you go out and raise your glass to the spirit of the centaur. Remember, you get one pass to do something you might regret a little now, but at the end of your life, trust me, it won’t make that big of a deal and what the hell; Coronal Mass Ejection, Niburu, Disclosure, Cyberwars. Party like it’s 1999. You just never know. That leads me to the next holiday tip.

Don’t be cheap. No one likes a cheap date or a cheap skate. Dig down and leave a little extra on the tip tray. If you see a ragged bag man or woman, drop them a fiver instead of a one. There for the grace of God go you and I. It’s the holidays. Share your blessings, no matter how humble they are. This is the lesson of The Sun in Sag. Giving and living on faith.

Now, Sag is not the only energy in play. Mercury and Mars are both in Capricorn. This is great news for people that are looking to find ways to show their appreciation for others in a much more shall we say, frugal sense. If you’re buying gifts, go with cash. There are big time bargains out there. That’s the trend. Most people are eschewing credit cards, much to the chagrin of Chase, et al. Capricorn is also very, very resourceful. Look to barter. If you can exchange a skill for another skill or good, say, jams for a massage, or car repair for a gym membership, go for it. Capricorn supports that kind of creative exchange and it is more in the spirit of the season anyway. Don’t be afraid to barter–it builds community and really conveys the spirit of giving.

Then there’s Venus. Good old Venus. Try holding some mistletoe over the second chakra, unless of course you’re Al Gore’s massage therapist. Yes it’s a season to be nice, but also naughty as well (see the first paragraph). Don’t worry, cool headed Saturn in Libra is always there on the side, to put things back into balance. You can mess around or mess up and it all gets weighed up and parsed out. Everyone gets at least one pass.

Cresting with the peak of the season is the wild, full-lunar-eclipse, that will be visible in the eastern part of the skies in the US. This will happen on the 21st and will add a ton of confusion, especially if you’re traveling, throw in a little Merc retrograde in Capricorn and I would urge extra caution. It’s generally considered a bad time to travel during a full, lunar eclipse, so if you can get out of dodge before or after, I’d highly recommend it. Look for massive TSA hassles. If you work retail, God help you. Retail will experience a record number of returns this year.

So in a nutshell, here’s what you need to do to get through:

1) Lose yourself at least once.

2) Make sure you do not drive.

3) Look for bargains and barter.

4) Mistletoe low.

5) Chill under the eclipse.

And remember, be generous. Everyone hates a cheapskate.

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pg2_venustsWhose star is rising?

Strange and synchronous moments are like quarks that pulse in and out of the gauzy curtains of time. The latest case in point for me was today when I was reading TMQB, a lengthy column devoted to mostly football by the eclectic and somewhat eccentric Gregg Easterbrook. He knows his football shit and then some. So there I am, cruising through untidy factoids about Brett Favre and Randy Moss and all of a sudden, out of nowhere, he drops this:

Are You Descended from a Venusian?

” Venus is the planet most similar to Earth — about the same size as our world, made of similar elements. Closer to the sun, Venus has a surface temperature of around 900 degrees Fahrenheit, almost all its water has boiled off and a runaway greenhouse gas atmosphere causes atmospheric pressure 92 times greater than Earth’s. The planet appears to have no carbon cycle — no plants or geological processes subtract carbon dioxide from the air, as happens here — resulting in a very thick atmosphere. Natural global warming probably killed any Venus life that might have once existed.

Because of these things, cosmologists long have assumed Venus foretells what will happen to the Earth far into the future, when Sol expands before going supernova: Earth’s water will boil off, carbon dioxide will choke the atmosphere, life will end. That’s the distant future, hundreds of millions of years from now, by which time humanity will have either evolved into a higher form or gone extinct anyway.

But if Earth will become like Venus in the future, was Venus like Earth in the past? An eon ago, the sun was faint compared to today and the inner solar system less hot. Here, researchers speculate that a billion years ago, Venus had surface water, lower temperatures and less atmospheric pressure — the planet might have been habitable to the kind of life we know about. Reading this, I thought: What if there was civilization on Venus an ego ago, a civilization that either evolved into a higher form or fell extinct? A billion years later, there is no trace remaining.

Or perhaps far in the past, a civilization on Venus escaped the malfunctioning of its environment by seeding life here, the next planet outward from the sun. So far there’s no clue about how terrestrial life began. Darwinian evolution suggests how organisms that already exist form new species, but Darwin was silent on what created life. Microbes came into being nearly 4 billion years ago, but complex animal life appears to have begun relatively rapidly between 530 and 570 million years ago. Maybe that was the time a Venusian civilization was dying. Maybe we find no clues of the origin of complex biology here because this process began on Venus. Perhaps a billion years from now, thinking beings on a distant world will wonder how their biology became so complex, unaware it was transplanted from the long-dead Earth. ” Read the rest of this entry »

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hereafter+movieCineMeme?

Clint Eastwood just released “Hereafter” starring Matt Damon as a psychic that can not only commune with the dead, but he has the ability to see into the future as well. Just an odd side note. Matt Damon (Daemon) is married to a woman named, “Luciana” (Luce, Light). Anyway, his gifts became too much to bear and he went into isolation. But the world and key people would eventually find him and draw him out of his self-imposed from the afterlife.

The film was released into nationwide during Venus/Scorpio retrograde, on 10/22/10, which can be reconfigured to 11/22 or “33.” Now some might see this film as an elegiac Eastwood’s meditation on his own mortality, or looking just a little deeper, it could have more profound and troubling meanings, especially in light of the last HPH report, recently unleashed onto the world.

Unlike all the others that proceeded it, each one containing enough doom and gloom to reach for a “Jonestown Kooler,” Clif’s website was always intact. Not this time. Just days before releasing the last report, his server pulled the plug on the HPH website, with very little info for Clif. Luckily, I suppose, Clif and his crew are both unflappable and highly skilled. They cobbled a new site/server together and lo, they uncoiled the latest data sets. which essentially read like a prelude to revelation. The top of the hit parade is 1 billion people to die from the Gulf Plague or as my friend in FLA, Michael Edward calls it, “The Blue Flu.” But that’s just for starters. If that’s not enough, Israel will finally throw down against Iran, which will lead to a nuclear holocaust. So if the toxins won’t get you, then the isotopes will. Clif said that November 8th is the date that they kept getting.

Now when we deal with the HPH stuff, all kinds of things get sticky and tricky. First off, High and George Ure are not just marshalling millions of spiders, crawling around the web, grabbing terrabytes of data, based on thousands of loaded keywords, they are interpreting said data. I personally think that they do a pretty good job of staying out of the way, but even people with the most pure and hermetic intent are still part of the process, no matter how detached they attempt to be. Heisenberg made this perfectly clear with his uncertainty principle. Now, that said, i am sure that Clif and George have protocols and and ways of cross checking their data sets, but they are still to some extent, influencing some aspect of the experience. The amount might be negligible, but nonetheless, they are inserted in there somewhere. Read the rest of this entry »

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