The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.
Listen here It is generally agreed upon that life has its ups and downs. But what if life actually emerges out of the ups and downs? What if life is like a shimmering verb that doesn’t “have anything” let alone its ups and downs. What if life only emerges with respect to the ups and… Continue reading
How We Are Like Steam Engines. Psychic Physics.
Listen to this episode here. A steam engine’s power is found in its output. The input is the heat that builds hotter in a cold container. The output is the escape of steam, which powers the engine. The same is true for you. We were just at a winter party. There was a fire and… Continue reading
It’s Great to Anticipate! Mercury Enters Aries.
After practicing the art of negative capability, Mercury, the planet of perception moves forward in Aries on Saturday, April 3rd. Looking becomes forward looking. A type of looking that generates excitement. A perception that is fond of future and its yet-to-be contents. When Mercury moves into Aries it becomes clear how great it is to… Continue reading
The (Active) Art of Loving. Venus enters Aries
In the previous post, the very verdant verity of an inner spring was examined via Erich Fromm’s two existential modes of “having” and “being”. It seems natural to stick with Fromm for this next transit on Sunday March 21st, as Venus, the Love Goddess goes into action-oriented Aries. Fromm begins his very popular book, The… Continue reading
Fusing Fact and Value. New Moon in Pisces
A New Moon in Pisces is in store for us this Saturday. New Moons “hide” from us, thus they hold a signature of privacy. With the archetype of Pisces, the most inward of all signs, the privacy dimension gains more depth. Throw in the fact that harmonizing Venus and mystery-of-mysteries Neptune are right there too,… Continue reading
Nothing Happens Until Something Moves. New Moon in Aquarius
In 1936 a not-yet-famous Tennessee William sat in the audience of Ibsens’ play “Ghosts.” But he didn’t sit for long. The play soon moved him so much that it moved him straight out of his seat and he had to pace up and down in the back aisle. This Thursday the 11th, we have a… Continue readingAge of Aquarius, Albert Einstein, alfred north whitehead, Aquarius, Astrology, existentialism, New Moon, Philosophy, Psychology, Taurus, Tennessee Williams, Uranus
Uncommon Common Sense. Venus Enters Aquarius
Voltaire said, “Common sense is not so common”. Venus, the Goddess of the senses glides into Aquarius today, the sign of the uncommon, but also the common, as in the common good. Aquarius strives towards a universal brotherhood and also celebrates the uncommon qualities that makes an individual unique. Your own uniqueness is, in a… Continue reading
Back to the Future; Mercury goes Retrograde in Aquarius
Philosopher William James first coined the phrase “stream of consciousness” to describe the full range of thoughts that we can be aware of at any given time. He called it a stream, observing that thoughts tended to flow from one to another and another. Here we are at the end of the first month of… Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by! I use the zodiac as a guide towards a philosophy of nature. I hope you enjoy!
- Meaning is Given (and Worth the Effort To Find It)
- The Appetite to Make Things Happen
- Look Deep Into Nature. Gemini Season Begins!
- Mother Nature is in You. Meditation for a New Moon in Taurus.
- The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.