Thos R Malthus, disgruntled Utopian


Thomas Robert Malthus was the second son of eight children, the other six being girls, born according to several sites anywhere from February 13/14 or February 17 in the Year of Our Lord 1766 at the Rookery, near Dorking, Surrey, England to Utopian Socialist parents. His death too is disputed and is anywhere from Wikipedia's December…

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Marc Edmund Jones’s Brochure for the Sabian Assembly


On Scribd Marc Edmund Jones's brochure on what the Assembly offers in what we are calling Marc's Columbia Brochure.  He and his wife Priscilla were living at 468 Riverside Drive in Morningside Heights, while he attended Columbia University for his doctoral work. The map below gives you an idea of the great view he had of…

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Automobile


We try to bring updates on the nativities as we run across them so our readers can understand their cultural context.  Here's something on F. Scott Fitzgerald from the New Yorker Magazine,  March 2015, on how the automobile changed American society.  Is he right though?  Wasn't "bundling" a Pilgrim tradition?¹  Or how bout going out…

Bernie Schaeffer Research 10-27-2018


There wer many headlines this past Wednesday, Oct. 24, covered the Nasdaq Composite's (IXIC) close in formal "correction" territory, down more than 10% from the all-time high it had reached as recently as Aug. 30. But considerably less attention was paid to the fact that the Nasdaq's less-flashy cousin, the NYSE Composite Index (NYA), also…

#502 Charles A. Jayne Astrologer


  The Astrologer Charles Jayne was born on October 9, 1911 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, a town north of Philadelphia and south of Abington.  He studied philosophy at Princeton University, electrical engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and psychology at Columbia University. From 1961 – 1969, he was a technical analyst on Wall Street. Esoterically he studied…

#180 Paul Foster Case


Paul Foster Case was born on October 3, 1884 in Fairport, New York a small town outside of Rochester.  His mother was a teacher, and his father ead librarian of the town library. He learned to read earlier than most because of his mother, and exhibited exceptional musical talent. He began training in piano and…