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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen: Canadian Poet and Priest For six decades, Leonard Cohen revealed his soul to the world through poetry and song – his deep and timeless humanity touching our very core… Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Cohen’s chart resembles the side-view of an opened case of opera glasses for close-up viewing of shows. The

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Good leaders are scarce, so I’m following my Self*

There’s an insidious creeping nastiness in the air following the result of the US election. You could argue that it was there before, as a dominant feature throughout the presidential campaign. Now we know the result we (i.e. the world) have to get on with it, protests or not, intentions to leave the country or

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Who is Donald Trump?

With the presidential election almost upon us, Pamela Tyler takes another look at the chart of contender Donald Trump. Caveat readers, Insofar as Donald Trump literally gives me night mares, I have adopted this artificial structure for reviewing his horoscope in the hopes of preserving some objectivity in its analysis. Trump’s vertical chart along the

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Bruno Huber – a brief biography

This brief biography appeared in Astrolog, German language magazine of astrological psychology, in March 2016. A more detailed history of the Hubers, astrological psychology and the API school will appear in the forthcoming Conjunction 66, available to members. Bruno Huber, the well-known Swiss astrologer, was born on 29.11.1930 at 12:55 and died on 3rd November

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Fish Can’t Climb Trees

The premise of Helyn Connerr’s Mercury Model™ is that everyone’s brain is wired differently and we can discover more about ‘our unique mental make-up’, by evaluating how ‘we each experience the mythic theme of the ancient god Mercury’. Her book Fish Can’t Climb Trees is her most recent exposition of this model. Its title, taken

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The Tyranny of Aesthetics

I never knew, in my twenties, why I felt compelled to move from one flat to another, seldom staying anywhere longer than six months. Six months of fixity seemed to be all I could handle. I’d paint the walls, lengthen or shorten the curtains I had used in the previous flat, adding a frill or

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Be Fearless

If you are a graduate of APA or an advanced diploma student of APA, studying astrological psychology, maybe using it with others for practise and almost certainly applying it to yourself, you may find yourself being asked to talk about it. Talking about it informally will (in my experience) certainly arouse interest and possibly a

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Donald J. Trump

A subjective analysis of the natal chart of the controversial Donald J. Trump; some considerations using the theory of Astrological Psychology as applied through the Huber Method The image of his chart reminds me of a kite with a tether from the two bottom sides to the upper side holding it back as sit tries

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The Ego as Threefold Personality

This look at the three Personality or Ego Planets is from Bruno Huber’s book ‘Astrological Psychosynthesis’, first published in German in 1981. In all of us the ego will experience itself in three different modes, on three levels, in the threefold personality structure. We have a physical, corporeal self, an emotional, feeling self, and a

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Confessions of an American Huber Astrological Psychologist

The transcendent planetary influences of Uranus and Pluto can have a collective effect on us , pushing the archetypal energies they represent, clashing like ignorant armies in the night. They are square in Capricorn and Aries; challenging our basic needs for action on the national stage as we look to politicians who like the rest

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The Brexit Brouhaha

After 10 weeks of campaigning which took on very nasty tones from both leave and remain sides, the assassination by shooting and stabbing of MP Jo Cox in the street as she went to hold a surgery for her constituents, the apparent toning down of the nastiness and the coming together of people a week

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‘Brexit’ and the Outer Planets

It seems that the vote to take Britain out of the EU, is another expression of the base ego levels of Uranus in Aries and Pluto in Capricorn. Here we have the sentiments of pride, aggression, ‘me first’, competition, and so on. One of the most disturbing aspects was the big vote for Leave from

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Saturn as Mother?

Richard’s notes on this once contentious aspect of astrological psychology were first published in an early version of Conjunction. If you’ve ever been caught out by a ‘traditional’ astrologer who challenges you on the issue of ‘the Hubers’ say Saturn is Mother’, don’t get caught out again! Remember that in the natal chart the Sun

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Muhammad Ali

On 3 June 2016, the greatest sportsman of the twentieth century died at the age of 74. Mohammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr on 17 January 1942, at 18:35 in Louisville, Kentucky, was an American light-heavyweight gold medallist, the only man to win the world heavyweight championship three times. He brought boxing from the

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Nature, Numbers, Colours, and the Intensity Curve

On Saturday 28 May, we were at the Chelsea Flower Show, admiring extensive show gardens, smaller artisan gardens, and the magnificent array of flowers and fruits within the pavilion. There seemed to be fewer artisan gardens than previously, and they were vying for innovative use of tiny spaces. By contrast, the show gardens were less

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