Thos. Malthus, disgruntled Utopian & Chas. Darwin

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 23 or Britannica’s December 29, 1834 at St. Catherine, near … Continue reading Thos. Malthus, disgruntled Utopian & Chas. Darwin

The 2017 Solstice & the Winter Ahead

Today, December 21, is the Winter Solstice  at 11:37 AM EST, the Sun enters Capricorn. This is the chart set at Washington D.C., at the Capital Building.   The Ascendant of the chart is the 18th degree of Pisces, with Neptune in the 12th House and Jupiter, co-ruler, in Scorpio in the 8th House.  Sun and Saturn are joined-at-the-hip in the 10th.   Major indicators here point … Continue reading The 2017 Solstice & the Winter Ahead

The Titanic Sinks

The Titanic sank four hours after its distress call at 2:26 Newfoundland Time on  April 15, 1912.  Easter had been celebrated aboard the ship a week earlier on April 7th. As depicted in both Titanic movies, the Bandmaster took control of the panic alleviated the dismay with song.  He chose fittingly, Hold Me Up in Mighty Waters, ” though according to survivor Mr. Harold Bride … Continue reading The Titanic Sinks