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“Amid the turmoil and tumult of battle, there may be seeming disorder and yet no real disorder at all; amid confusion and chaos, your array may be without head or tail, yet it will be proof against defeat.” -Sun Tzu […]

(Part One is HERE.) “They’re always trying to error correct, make themselves more human. When they talk to each other, it’s a way of practicing.” “Is that what you’re doing now? Practicing?” -Westworld, on why robots talk to each other […]

“History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” –Ulysses, James Joyce The HBO series Westworld is approaching its season finale this Sunday. As a fan of the show (and regular readers may have noticed I’m a bit […]

One more article about that thing that happened on Tuesday, and then — unlike most of your Facebook friends — I’ll be done talking about it. Honest! This is not a blog entry about politics, by the way. It’s more […]

(Neptune is in Pisces, and is currently conjunct the South Node, as it has been for about a month now, and has another month or so to go. This is like a double dose of delusion. Lucky you, you’re totally […]

I was about to go on a long rant about what’s bothering me today — the same thing that’s been bothering me for some time — the general lack of research that goes into the average item posted on someone’s […]

As any astrologer can tell you, Neptune is the planet most associated with delusion and self-deception. Furthermore, a planet is particularly strong when it is in the Sign that it rules. So it’s perhaps no surprise that Neptune in Pisces […]

Astrologers fall all over themselves trying to explain how Neptune works in a birth chart and in transits. Liz Greene wrote a brilliant, phone-book-sized volume about it that still came out largely as a stack of metaphors. I’ve tried to […]

Saturn square Neptune is making it difficult for many of us to make realistic long-term plans for ourselves, or for us to figure out where we fit in the Universe. This week the ongoing Saturn-Neptune Square reaches another exact peak, […]

Saturn square Neptune has been that nagging transit lurking the shadows of your life since last November, and it’s going to be a factor until nearly the end of this year, with the next peak hitting in June. Previously when […]