Astro Blog

Zuckerberg og Facebook

I 1948 skrev George Orwell romanen Nineteen Eighty Four. Det siges at han vendte de sidste to chifre af lancerings-året om for at komme til tallet 1984 – en epoke hvor Big Brother var allestedsnærværende på utallige skjulte og synlige skærme. Den 4. maj 1984 blev Mark Zuckerberg født. I vores nye digitale tidsalder, hvor vi alle sammen bærer rundt på vores personlige skærm, eksisterer vi online i en verden, Zuckerberg har skabt: Facebook. Langt over en milliard mennesker bruger Facebook her i 2020. Og via hans filantropiske initiativ Internet.org har han planer om, at internettet blive tilgængeligt for alle. Så vil alle være på Facebook, og det er derfor ikke nogen dårlig ide at lære manden at kende samt at forstå hvad Facebook er i stand til. Read More

Pandemonium

Alle i den astrologiske verden har vidst, at 2020 ville være et specielt år, selvom man ikke kunne vide præcist hvorfor. Det skyldes den sjældne konjunktion mellem Saturn og Pluto (som sker hver 36-40 år) som får ekstra skub fra Jupiter, og i skrivende stund Mars. (Note 1) Man skal helt tilbage til 1500-tallet for at se denne tredobbelt konjunktion. Med corona-virussen ankomst ved vi nu hvorfor. Read More

Genfødsel for USA

USA har tabt anseelse over de sidste fire år, og derfor kommer Præsident Donald Trump til at tabe det næste valg. Han vil kæmpe længe efter han burde have accepteret nederlaget, USA’s gader vil være en slagmark, men i sidste ende forsvinder han. I 2021 begynder en ny æra, og Trumps præsidentembede vil være forbi… men aldrig glemt. Trumps brand vil være toksisk og forsvinde fra hoteller, golfbaner og lignende. Når transit Neptun kommer i kvadrat til hans Sol og formørkede Måne in 2021, vil der ikke være noget, han kan klamre sig til.

Hans slogan – Make America Great Again (MAGA) – har resulteret i lige det modsatte. Nu skal man Make America America igen – det land, som repræsenterer håb og inspiration for verdens undertrykte. Read More

To videnskabsmænd og astrologien

Det er almindeligt kendt, at indtil renæssancen gik videnskab hånd i hånd med astrologien. Det var måske naturligt, fordi man var tættere på naturen og nattehimlen, uden byens larm og lys, og følelsen af, at livet på Jorden hang sammen med himmellegeme, virkede ligetil. Man tog for givet, at menneskeadfærd og planetbevægelser var forbundet. Read More

Two Scientists and Astrology

It is well known that up until the Renaissance and even beyond, the study of science and astrology went hand in hand. This was natural, because all people had to do was look into the night sky, then unobscured by night lights, and observe the magnificent display, and there seemed every reason to think that the heavens above and life below were interconnected. The correlation between planetary movement and human behavior was taken for granted. Read More

Make America American again

America has lost respect and standing over the last four years, and this is why President Donald Trump must lose the next election. He will fight to the bitter end, the streets of America will be battle scenes, he will not go gracefully, but in 2021 a new era begins, and the ocean will cover the wreckage of the Trump presidency. The Trump name will be removed from hotels, golf courses and all the tinsel products of his empire, as no one will want to be associated with his ignominy. As transit Neptune moves to square his Sun and eclipsed Moon, there will be nothing solid for him to cling to.

People need to just make America America again – the welcoming and generous country it has historically been. Read More

Zuckerberg and Facebook

In 1948 George Orwell wrote the novel 1984. It is said he reversed the last two digits of the book launch year to arrive at this mythical year when Big Brother was omnipresent through screens both visible and hidden. On May 4th 1984 Mark Zuckerberg was born. In our new digital age, where everyone actually carries around their personal screen, we inhabit the online world created by Zuckerberg: Facebook. Over one billion people, a quarter of the world’s population here in 2020 use Facebook. Through his initiative Internet.org Mark Zuckerberg plans to make the internet available to everyone in the world, then everyone will be on Facebook, so perhaps it is worth getting to know who this man is and what Facebook is capable of. Read More

Pandemonium

Everyone, in the astrological world at least, has known that 2020 was going to be a special year – even if they did not know precisely why. The reason for this was the rare conjunction of Saturn with Pluto in Capricorn (it’s an approximately 36-40 year cycle) which is turbocharged by Jupiter, and – at the time of writing here in March 2020 – Mars. (Note 1.) You have to go back over 400 years for a previous triple conjunction as strong as this. Now perhaps, we do know what is special about 2020. Read More

Brexit Postmortem

Everyone got tired in the end. On my many visits to the UK over the last three years, there was one constant topic on every news channel every day – Brexit. People dreamed of a second referendum, people feared a renewal of troubles in Ireland, where a hard border was not acceptable, people railed at the lies and misinformation that resulted in a Yes vote to Brexit. But with the slogan “Get Brexit Done”, the Conservative Party tapped into public exhaustion and won a resounding victory. Labour, with the unappetizing Jeremy Corbyn as leader, experienced its worst defeat since 1935. Boris Johnson won an absolute majority – and Brexit will be done. Fact. Read More

The 46th President of the United States

In this current period, when the USA is being run by a “stable genius”, in the President’s own repeated description of himself, Democratic hopes are being pinned on any candidate that can liberate the United States from the terrifying grip of a man who got elected in 2016 with the votes from the half of the electorate who clearly liked watching The Apprentice, where Trump was the big boss. Trump struck a chord with them with his promise to build a wall, put barriers up to immigration, protect the coal industry, repeal Obamacare (well, repeal Obama, really) and clean up the Washington swamp. Read More