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10 Tips For Learning Astrology
October 19, 2007 – 3:23 am | 62 Comments

So you want to learn about astrology? Not the generalized Sun-sign stuff that you find in newspapers and magazines, but serious astrology. The advanced type where you can actually determine specific information about a person’s life through the observation of the planets and other celestial phenomena. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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Whole Sign Houses
June 10, 2007 – 12:52 am | 48 Comments
Whole Sign Houses

The purpose of this article is to give an overview of a form of house division used in western astrology called whole sign houses.
Whole sign houses is the oldest form of house division, originating sometime …

The Zodiac of Dendera
May 24, 2007 – 9:13 pm | 2 Comments
The Zodiac of Dendera

I just returned from a three week trip to Paris where I had the good fortune of visiting the Louvre and seeing the Zodiac of Dendera. I went last Saturday night during the Moon-Venus conjunction …

Electional Astrology: Auspicious Alignment on Saturday
May 14, 2007 – 10:44 am | 7 Comments
Electional Astrology: Auspicious Alignment on Saturday

Like many astrologers I try to keep an eye out for especially auspicious periods in the future to begin projects. This is what is generally known as electional astrology; the application of astrological …

Sarkozy Wins French Election, Astrolger Unsurprised
May 12, 2007 – 12:56 pm | One Comment
Sarkozy Wins French Election, Astrolger Unsurprised

I have been in Paris since May 1st visiting my girlfriend and following the final days of the presidential election here. Back in December my girlfriend asked me who I thought would win the presidential …

Egyptian Astrology and The Naos of the Decades
May 11, 2007 – 11:22 am | 5 Comments
Egyptian Astrology and The Naos of the Decades

A couple of months ago my friend went to this exhibit at a museum in Paris that had what is called the Naos of the Decades on display. She took some pics and video clips …

Astrologers No Longer Welcome in Philadelphia
April 28, 2007 – 10:48 am | 5 Comments
Astrologers No Longer Welcome in Philadelphia

The news has been going around the astrological community for the past few days that the city of Philadelphia has started cracking down on “fortune tellers” in the city and closing down shops that are …

Sarkozy Wins Round One, Victory Predetermined
April 22, 2007 – 4:48 pm | 5 Comments
Sarkozy Wins Round One, Victory Predetermined

(Credits to J. & G. on Flickr for the photo of Sarkozy)
The first round of voting took place today in France for the 2007 presidential election, and not surprisingly the right-wing candidate Nicolas Sarkozy has …

Prince William and Kate Middleton: Star-Crossed Lovers
April 20, 2007 – 8:50 pm | 7 Comments
Prince William and Kate Middleton: Star-Crossed Lovers

Earlier this year there was a lot of speculation from the press that Prince William was about to get married to his longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton. A lot of the speculation centered around a rumored …

Hillary Clinton’s Birth Chart
March 13, 2007 – 3:29 pm | 43 Comments
Hillary Clinton’s Birth Chart

This is the first installment of what will be a series of astrological articles on the upcoming 2008 presidential election in the United States.
I just got back from the NCGR conference in Baltimore Maryland …

The Astrology of the French Presidential Election
March 8, 2007 – 1:07 am | 4 Comments
The Astrology of the French Presidential Election

According to Wikipedia
The 2007 French presidential election will be the ninth such election of the Fifth French Republic. It is assumed that the first round of voting will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2007, …

The Alleged Babylonian Aspect Doctrine
January 9, 2007 – 4:37 pm | 3 Comments
The Alleged Babylonian Aspect Doctrine

I spent the majority of Monday reading through Nick Campion’s paper Babylonian Astrology: Its Origin and Legacy in Europe and trying to understand the areas of continuity and divergence between the Mesopotamian and later traditions …

My current philosophical views on astrology
December 30, 2006 – 3:56 pm | 14 Comments
My current philosophical views on astrology

My own views on astrology have been drifting towards a more Platonic and Stoic model of astrology since I started attending Kepler College a few years ago. At some point in Nick Campion’s book Astrology, …