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Above Us, The Waves — The Post-Election Observer

Sometimes, in the grip of struggling with specifics, astrologers forget that their art is primarily observational, not predictive. You get a better picture of the part the planets play in our landscape if you view the beauty of the forest from above instead of struggling to chop through the tangling underbrush. That is the same error critics make when they ask us for tomorrow—s headlines based on personal charts of politicians or countries. There—s many a slip —tween the cup and the lip, and most of them happen en route from generalizations to specifics.

This never becomes so clear to everyone, not just astrologers, as when some watershed event takes place, carrying us all with it. Some astrologers struggled at one level with the charts of the competing politicians, trying to decide which would be favored by the planets on election night, in imitation of the media pundits counting up and analyzing their fickle opinion polls. Others opined on the great historical cycles that seemed to be operative — Pluto changing signs, the Saturn-Uranus opposition — which suggested major social and economic change hanging on crucial planetary pivot points, as yet undisclosed. On the cusp of the American election, even the standard political opinionizers began using those broad-brush strokes, and conservative David Brooks—s election-eve article in the New York Times only needed a few planetary names inserted to pass as astrology.

Now that the elections are in our rear-view mirror, it all has a certain sense of inevitability about it, as if these great planetary waves rolling over us were somehow intersecting in a tidal flood of events that suddenly moved us all along...

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Author     Article
Matrix Archive     Presidential Astrology
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Bernie Ashman     The Relationship Game
Bernie Ashman     Ten Paths to Creative Freedom
Ashman     Interview with Bernie Ashman
John Ballantrae     Geodetic Equivalents
Naomi Bennett     Heaven's Gate Mass Suicide
Naomi Bennett     Moon Wobbles and Eclipses
Linda C. Black     Interview with Linda C. Black
Kt Boehrer     Introduction to Declination
Kt Boehrer     Delving into Declination
Kt Boehrer     Delving into Declinations #3
Philip Brown     Capricorn — Father, Mother, or Gender-Neutral?
A.W. Chadbourne     New Millenium Reflects the Old
Stephanie Clement     Star of the Month: Christopher Reeve
Stephanie Clement     Win or Lose?: Two George Foreman Fights Seen Astrologically
Stephanie Clement     Delineation of Conjunctions and Stellia
Stephanie Clement     Venus: An Alchemical View
Stephanie Clement     Sublimation and Air
Stephanie Clement     Planet-Centered Astrology: Mars and His Moons, Phobos and Deimos
Stephanie Clement     Aries and the Masculine in Astrology
Stephanie Clement     Aspects and Mental Alchemy
Stephanie Clement     Conjunctions to the Midheaven
Stephanie Clement     Decanates
Stephanie Clement     Manilius' System of Dodecatemories (DWADS)
Robert Couteau     The Role of the Least-aspected Planet in Astrocartography. New Insights Into the Spirit of Place
Guy de Penguern     Medical Astrology: Medaps--Genaps, Part 1
Guy de Penguern     Medical Astrology: Medaps--Genaps, Part 2
Guy de Penguern     Medical Astrology: Medaps--Genaps, Part 3
Bette Denlinger     Declination Charts -- A New Way of Using Old Techniques; Part 1
Bette Denlinger     Declination Charts -- A New Way of Using Old Techniques; Part 2
Bette Denlinger     Orbs
Claudia D. Dikinis     Bill Gates: Eclipses and Progressions
Mary Downing     The Predictive Power of Astrology
Mary Downing     Will the Real Birth Chart of the U.S.A. Please Stand Up?
Jonathan Dunn     The Variance System of Planetary Rulerships
Michael Erlewine     Saturn: the Sequencer
Michael Erlewine     The Value of the Heliocentric/Geocentric Comparison
Michael Erlewine     The Astrology of Local Space
Michael Erlewine     The Counselor: Midwife of the Psyche
Michael Erlewine     Tidal Vector Forces: Lunar Phenoma
Michael Erlewine     Burn Rate: The Retrograde Phenomenon
Michael Erlewine     The Uranian Signs
Michael Erlewine     Tibetan Astrology
Michael Erlewine     Outline of Major Tibetan Techniques
Michael Erlewine     The Tibetan Calendar: The 12 Months of the Year
Michael Erlewine     Tibetan Astrology: Appendix A
Michael Erlewine     Astrological Signs
Michael Erlewine     The Planets, Signs, & Houses
Michael Erlewine     Zodiac Cycles and Signs
Michael Erlewine     Astro*Map Hi-Res 1988
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Michael Erlewine     Interface: Planetary Nodes - Part I
Michael Erlewine     Interface: Planetary Nodes - Part II
Michael Erlewine     Galaxy: Circles, Cycles, Circulation
Michael Erlewine     Galaxy: Higher Order Structuring
Michael Erlewine     The Galactic Nucleus
Michael Erlewine     Heliocentrics
Michael Erlewine     Our Roots in the Sun
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Veronique Foster     A Brief Introduction to Western Medical Astrology
Veronique Foster     Virgo Medical Sensitivities
Clarke Fountain     A Quick Look at the Veep-stakes in 2000
Clarke Fountain     Newspaper Horoscopes, Sun-Sign Guides, and Pure Bunkum
Clarke Fountain     Symptoms of Virgo…
Clarke Fountain     Interview with Gloria Star
Clarke Fountain     Getting The Most from Your Computerized Astrology Program
Clarke Fountain     Pluto Statistics
Clarke Fountain     About Jupiter
Clarke Fountain     The Encyclopedic Chiron
Clarke Fountain     About Saturn
Clarke Fountain     About Uranus
Clarke Fountain     About Neptune
Clarke Fountain     About Mars
Clarke Fountain     Question: Who Are Your Astrological Heroes?
Clarke Fountain     About Venus
Kathie Garcia     Adolescence
Kathie Garcia     Chiron
Kathie Garcia     The Dreamer and the Awakener Conjoin in Aquarius
M. Gerwick-Brodeur     Astrological Business Cycles: Prosper with the Universe!
Tom Goyett     How to read a Mundane Chart   Part 1
Tom Goyett     How to Read a Mundane Chart   Part 2
Tom Goyett     Sagittarius, 2001 Welcome!
Tom Goyett     Notes on an Aries Ingress Chart
Edith Hathaway     Princess Diana: From Lonely Princess to Queen of Hearts
Lynn Hayes     The Health of President John F. Kennedy
Richard Idemon     Astropsychological Synthesis
Jayj Jacobs     The Promise of Astrology
Jeff Jawer     Astrology and Intimacy
Jeff Jawer     The Deconstructed Horoscope
Jeff Jawer     Living the Drama of the Horoscope
Richard Idemon     Hological Astrology – A Powerful Tool for Diagnosis and Healing
Jamie Longstreet     Declination Midpoints
Trish MacGregor     Using Astrology to Understand Your Children
Trish MacGregor     Using Astrology to Understand Your Children, Part II
Trish MacGregor     Interview With Trish MacGregor
Trish MacGregor     Interview Trish MacGregor (P.2)
Lilith Mageborn     The Pearl that Beethoven Wrought:
Tadd Mann     Millennium Prophecies
Tadd Mann     The Concept of Time in Astrology
Marion March     Saturn - Teacher, Taskmaster & Friend
Marion March     Hey Baby! Interpreting the Chart for Small Children
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #1
Marion March     A Different Approach to Vocational Aptitudes
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #2 – The Overview
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #3
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #4 – Britain Hails a Future King
Marion March     The Many Faces of Pluto
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #5
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #6 – Correct Birth Data
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #7
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #8 - Basic Chart Patterns
Marion March     ABC Basic Delineation #9
Marion March     ABC's of Delineation: The 'See-Saw' Chart Pattern
Don McBroom     Demystifying Midpoints
Doris McMichael     Kisser and Flubber
Ray Merriman     Basic Principles of Geocosmic Studies for Financial Market Timing Part, 1
Ray Merriman     Basic Principles of Geocosmic Studies for Financial Market Timing Part, 2
Ray Merriman     Pluto in Sagittarius & Uranus in Aquarius – New Trends for the Late 1990's
Ray Merriman     Interview with Ray Merriman
Bonnie Miller     A Good Way to Learn Astrology
Sandra & David Mosley     The Eight-Phase Lunar Cycle
James Neely     Time-on-Station
Newsday     Laws of the Stars
Richard Nolle     Signs and Constellations
G. Noonan     Arabian Parts (#1): The Lunar Chart
G. Noonan     Arabian Parts (#2) - 158 Arabian Parts
David Perkins     Locational Astrology
David Perkins     Nostradamus
David Perkins     Religion Through the Astrological Ages
David Perkins     Socrates: The Man, His Ideas, and His Horoscope
David Perkins     Astrology and the Star of Bethlehem
Frank Piechowski     The August 11, 1999 Eclipse
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Frank Piechowski     Shakespeare's Astrology
Frank Piechowski     Solar Arc Directions
Kyle Pierce     An Interview with Z
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Anita Sands     Uranus Romances: Fire Too Hot to Cool Down
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Siegfried Schiemenz     The Significance of Heliocentric Positions of Planets in Astrology and Science
Siegfried Schiemenz     Truth of Heliocentric Astrology
B. Shafferman     Author Barbara Shafferman: Astro "Talks"
Bill Sheeran     The Observer Observed
Bill Sheeran     The Observer Observed Part 2
Bill Sheeran     The Oberver Observed, Part 3
Sue Simmons     Lilith
Matrix Staff     What's Funny?
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy: Aries -- A Time to Renew the Adrenals
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy: Breakthrough or Burn-Out
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy: Cancerian Alchemy
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy: Capricorn and Winter Solstice
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy: The Creative Fire of Leo
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy: Taurus -- A Time of Fertility and Cleansing
Marcia Starck     Medical Alchemy
Marcia Starck     Pisces -- a Time of Healing and Regenerating
Marcia Starck     Re-generation and Renewal
Clarke Fountain     Interview with Steven Forrest and Jeffrey Wolf Green
H-H. Taeger     Vesta and the Planetoid Belt
Celeste Teal     The Diurnal Chart
Celeste Teal     Tips & Secrets to Forecasting
Bil Tierney     Our Natal Moon Sign's Meaning
Bil Tierney     Reflecting Upon a Neptune Transit
Bil Tierney     Our Natal Sun Sign's Meaning
Bil Tierney     Reflecting on a Saturn Transit
Bil Tierney     Reflecting Upon a Uranus Transit
J. Townley     Interview with John Townley
John & Susan Townley     The Astro-Blogosphere
John Townley     Tips for the Tempests of 2007!
John Townley     Mars-Uranus, Redux
John Townley     The Personal Void-of-Course Moon
John Townley     Which Side Are You On?
John Townley     Stars Over Lebanon: An Interview With Carmen Chammas
John Townley     Dark Days: The End of the Beginning
John Townley     Aspects and Orbs
John Townley     Threads of Destiny
John Townley     Darning Your Threads … Rectification by Association
John Townley     The (Not So) VOC Moon
John Townley     Of Time and Tide, and the Flowering at the Flood
John and Susan Townley     Celebrity Astrology … From the Top Down
John Townley     Planetary Order I: ... rising ahead of the Sun
John Townley     Planetary Order II: … all your ducks in a row
John Townley     Planetary Order III: Islands in the Sky
John Townley     Gift Signs for the Holidays: Thoughts that Count
John Townley     2008 Primaries & Beyond: Composites and the Candidates
John Townley     Ringing the Changes
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John Townley     Above Us, The Waves -- The Post-Election Weather Observer
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Shantam Zohar     Shantam Zohar Interview

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