Growth? I think not…

Sagittarius 2010 This week I attended a lecture about economics – yes, I know – not really my topic – but the author of the book, Interdependent Economy: From Political Economy to Spiritual Economy, Liem Giok In, raised an interesting question. “Why is growth considered a good goal in economics and politics?” From her book:“It seems to be a forgotten …

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Dr. Brian Cox vs. Astrologers

December 2010 “Astrology is Total Bollocks” This week, Dr. Brian Cox delivered the Huw Wheldon Memorial lecture on ‘Science: a Challenge to TV orthodoxy.’ Part 2   Part 3. And that’s what he said – having yet another dig at astrology and astrologers or astrologists as he incorrectly calls us. Now I like a good challenge and I don’t have a …

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Pension age – what should it be?

Scorpio 2010 As I write, we are in the middle of Scorpio 2010 and its themes are very visible in the world. Death is on every news channel – volcanoes and tsunamis in Indonesia, airline crashes and scares, wars. Every day dead soldiers are being returned to their homeland and terrorist acts are causing death. Halloween, which was originally a time …

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Pluto still the biggest kid on the block

November 2010 Thank goodness.  In Pluto’s time of the year, Scorpio – when else –  science has proved that he is still the biggest known body in the Kuiper Belt. Part of his reclassification to a Dwarf-planet in 2006 was due to the fact that there were many other objects out there and he was possibly smaller than the then recently discovered …

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The US 2009 – 2010

October 2010 I know not everyone always wants to hear about the US , but as it really does have an influence on the global economy, my tip this month is to watch what happens there on or around October 19th. This date marks the end of a long event in the sky which affects Venus – money belonging to …

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Was it a Miracle?

October 2010 That was the question asked this morning, concerning the Chile mine disaster, on the BBC’s discussion program as I was having my coffee. There was the usual split of course between “it was God” and “of course it wasn’t – it was just technical ability.” There was some lip-service given to the idea of faith but the split between …

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