Hello, and welcome. This is Captain Aquarius, coming to you on Sept. 16, 2017, with a word about Aquarian Airlines flight 920, soon to depart at the Black Moon of Sept. 20 from Pisac, Peru to Berlin, Germany.
Please note that as Aquarian Air is a virtual airline rather than an actual literal enterprise with physical aircraft, mechanics, pilots and cabin crew, baggage handlers, desk staff and stockholders, the destination of flight 920 to Berlin does not mean that I am going to be flying over Potsdamer Platz four days from now.
As was the case with our last post, focused on Istanbul at the Sept. 6 Full Moon – and thanks to those who wrote to express their concern at my seemingly unfastened decision to wing another long flight so soon, just after I’ve paid the sleep debt from a journey of 8 1/2 months — this flight too is virtual and imaginary. We concentrate on the capital of Germany at the moment because the Bundestag elections coming on Sept. 24 make this place a crucial focus and fulcrum in the world’s politics, financial schemes, religious deliria and the swirling currents of human passion, illusion, desire and belief that move it all.
As we’re about to see, we’re still very much within the shimmering, Neptunian stream of events and impressions that we watched two weeks ago. To fill in your acquaintance with Neptune and what he represents, you can take a look at FullMoon9617Istanbul. We will also track the flow of the year in relation to the other planet, besides Neptune, who is now in the Neptune-ruled sign of Pisces: Chiron the Healer, who embodies our ways of healing and wounding others, and of recognizing, addressing and transcending our own illusions of woundedness.
The frame that encloses this month’s high nebulous weirdness and cumulating friction is the recurring square, or 90° angle, between Saturn in Sagittarius and Chiron in Pisces. You see them in this Black Moon chart, Saturn in the 3rd house of communications, Chiron in the 6th house of health and service.
Virgo Black Moon, 2017
Sept. 20, 2017 at 7:29 am CET, Berlin Germany
The importance of this 90° planet relationship, between Saturn and Chiron, cannot be overestimated. It is a “master aspect” in the sense that it links two relatively slow-moving “outer” planets for years at a time in a “hard” combination that promotes change and thereby creates proactive creativity on one side of the collective human desire field, and implacable, even violent resistance on the other. Like the subtle but very powerful conjunction of Neptune and Chiron and Pisces (2008 – 2012) and the explosive 90° square between Uranus in Aries and Pluto in Capricorn (2012 – 2016), the Saturn and Chiron square we are in now will bring these two planets into scrape and rattle against each other over a span of nearly two years, from the end of 2016 through the late months of next year. Even when they are linked in a “positive” aspect, such as a 60° sextile or a 120° trine, Saturn and Chiron are in an ever-uneasy father-son relationship – see 51017FullMoon for more on their intense mythic antagonism – that has at its core the theme of resistance.
Inevitably so, because Saturn is the heavy, conservative force of limitation that wants to slow change, if not block it altogether, while Chiron is the medicinal force that aims to promote necessary change in easy and painless ways when possible – human beings rarely go for this – or by more astringent and painful means when necessary, as is usually the case. Not because Chiron is in any way mean or sadistic – in Greek mythology, he was famous for his kindness – but because human beings will not normally resonate with a patient cure by brown rice, papaya juice, copal salve and healthy music when they can opt for the sting and sear of antiseptics that shouldn’t have been needed at all.
Chiron and Saturn are now nearing the middle a three-act drama, in which the critical, climactic scenes of each act come right at the time when the two planets are in an exact 90° square with each other.
Act One ran from late 2016 through the spring of this year. As Saturn is the karmic teacher and enforcer of the non-performance clause in our sacred contracts, and Chiron is both the medicinal force and the agony of our deepest and most difficult wounds, the antipathy of their disharmonious tension in a square manifested predictably in the most dishonest, deceptive, sleazy and seamy election in American history, and the elevation of an insecure and gaseous reality TV star to the presidency of the United States. The ferociously indignant reaction to this, in a piñata of lies big enough to cover all of Turtle Island, came at the same time as the French and Iranian election battles of last spring.
While the Iranian result was predictable and the French outcome in some ways even thrilling, the USA has remained stuck for an entire 9-month birth cycle in the same paradigm of unyielding ignorance, as the enemies of Donald Trump seem dead set on not understanding that what we resist, persists. This is why the more they attack Trump, the stronger he gets, and the more they try to isolate him, the more he attracts alliances that can preserve him. Look at the men he furthers.
When in doubt, enrich the army. Whether Trump is now a puppet of the armed forces, or a ruler in the manner of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus (193 – 211 AD) – “Take care of the army,” he said, “and everything else takes care of itself” – hardly matters. The same academic question, of whether Trump is a free player or a captive, applies also to the Khazarian bankers. They will benefit most handsomely from the disastrous deal that Trump struck last week with key Democratic legislators, to raise the US debt ceiling yet again before Sept. 30, the annual day of financial reckoning for the US government. More on this in our next lunation post, for the Aries Full Moon of Oct. 5.
Back to the dramaturgy of Saturn vs. Chiron. Act Three of their play will come next summer, and most climactically and explosively in August 2018, because Chiron will have moved ahead into the aggressive fire sign of Aries, while Saturn will be in the sign of Capricorn that he rules. Thus Saturn and Chiron will play, respectively, the same roles that Pluto in Capricorn and Uranus in Aries played as they moved in square to each other from the lifting of the cosmic veil in December 2012 through the US election bozomania of 2016.
What’s the difference? We see it now in the rising action of Act Two, which will come to its climax in the first days of November. The German election campaign, now entering its homestretch, has classic Saturnian and Chironic figures. In this corner, in the earth brown trunks, is Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose bland election pitches, typical for a ruling party that wants to keep things as they are, match her time-honored posture of causing no trouble by doing as little as possible. It is literally true that the German language now has the new verb merkeln, which means to do nothing, as in “Ich habe zu lange gemerkelt, um Bitcoin zu kaufen, also mache ich mir Sorgen, dass ich verschraubt bin.” – that is, “ I’ve done nothing for too long about buying Bitcoin, so I worry that I’m screwed.”
In the other corner, in the fascist red trunks – and apologies to kindly Chiron for this comparison – is the nationalist, racist Alternativ für Deutschland, the xenophobic third party that has much to win and nothing to lose, and therefore trumpets its No Muslims Here, Take Your Burkas Back to Baghdad messages in images that are as stark and provocative as Nazi propaganda used to be, couched in the same fear-dark colors – or in playful, sexy images that say, we’re making all the new Germans we need, thank you. We don’t need any more coming in from somewhere else, hiding Gott weiß was under all that black muslin.
Again, the link with Chiron here is very shaky, and applies only insofar as those who take an extreme Chironic position are hell-bent on applying any rough remedy, no matter who gets hurt. The main flavor of the German election campaign is actually more Neptunian, as we saw briefly in our last post and can lay out more precisely now, as three of the planets we see in Virgo in the 11th and 12th house of the Virgo Black Moon chart are either in exact opposition to Neptune now, or will be in the days and weeks ahead. Here’s the misty menu.
Sept. 18 – 22, exact on Sept. 20: Mercury opposite Neptune. Mercury, the air planet of mentality and details, analysis and communications, who shores up his position by arranging everything in lists, shelves and boxes, moves opposite Neptune, the planet of mystical consciousness and dreams, who dissolves all boundaries and definitions. The Tower of Babel comes right at the Black Moon, as head beings and heart beings, truth tellers and fakers, wordsmiths and dream tellers are all speaking different languages at the climactic moment of an election campaign, and no one can agree on whether facts are important, or even exist; or whether all that matters from moment to moment is how we feel. The classic afflicted Neptune themes – fantasy, lack of clarity, self-deception and deception by others, confusion, nervousness, insecurity – rule the Black Moon.
Sept. 21 – 28, exact on Sept. 24: Mars opposite Neptune. The perfect nexus for smoke and sizzle comes right on the German election day. Mars, the planet of the assertive, impatient, direct and rapid warrior, meets Neptune, the planet who avoids conflict by sinking under the water. Aggression will get us everything except what we want. Low, depressive energy and unclear goals yield vague dissatisfaction. Something in the German election outcome is not clear and right.
Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, exact on Sept. 30. Venus opposite Neptune. The Venusian force of attraction and manifestation, who knows exactly what she wants, lines up against the planet who’s not sure what he wants or whether he deserves it. A rich imagination can call forth gorgeous, glamorous illusions and reveries that are not only erotic, but glimmer across the entire spectrum of desire.
Also exact on Sept. 28 and in force through Oct. 10, is another transit of high importance, as Jupiter in Libra, in the first house of the Black Moon chart, opposes Uranus in the 8th house of changes and “other people’s money,” so the likelihood is very high that enterprising money players will pull out all the stops, making risky moves while they still can, before the petrodollar evaporates, virtual currencies careen and there is endless speculation about whether the gold in Fort Knox is safe (Sound effects: bozo horns, laughter), or is being moved to Indonesia, Antarctica or the Moon by Illuminati, Nazis, Khazarian bankers, Freemasons and Extraterrestrial pirates costumed as police. How to spot the ET police? They’re not the ones you see here. They don’t wear Kevlar, or use rocket-propelled grenades or ride in armored personnel vehicles. If you see a cop who’s not even carrying a .38 revolver, please be careful.
Jupiter is, in addition to being the money and the institutions of wealth and power, the mythic sky force whom the Greeks called Zeus Cloudgatherer because the lightning was the weapon – notice how much it looks like a Tibetan double dorje – that he used in leading the Olympians to defeat the Giants. He is the one who directs the storm for purposes of bringing change and healing, or for just keeping control, so it is no wonder that when Jupiter is so afflicted (notice how many planets and Moon’s Nodes are in the range of 23 – 27° in this chart) we experience a parade of hurricanes, earthquakes and floods that look suspiciously like human-engineered weather events. The good news here is that when the archons have to create distractions as extreme as these, they feel clammy in the hands and icy in the gut as power slips away.
It is just as well that the Moon and Sun in this chart are conjunct in the sign of Virgo, cautious and committed to service beyond its own needs and aims, in the 12th house of spirituality and mysticism, secrets and shadows, of energies and forces that are in formation and potential, not yet ready for expression in the light of day. While this Virgo Black Moon, like all Black Moons, is a moment of new beginning, it is not a moment for assertive action.
But the time for communal action will come soon. On Oct. 9 – 10, as the Jupiter – Uranus opposition fades. Saturn in Sagittarius comes into an exact 120° trine with the North Moon’s Node in Leo, in the 11th house of communal teamwork and social activism. And as Saturn keeps moving ahead, he will come in early November into an exact trine with Uranus, with all that this implies in careful, efficient management of necessary change. More about this at the Oct. 5 Full Moon.
These powerful, promising currents all mean, among other things, in practical terms, that if you feel an email message to another person is not complete without an insult to Donald Trump, please don’t send it to me. Don’t sent it to anyone. Better yet, beware of those who laughter is loud and mean. Thomas Hobbes wrote, in Leviathan, that “[Laughter] is incident most to them that are conscious of the fewest abilities in themselves, who are forced to keep themselves in their own favor by observing the imperfections of other men. And therefore much laughter at the defects of others is a sign of pusillanimity. For of great minds, one of the proper works is to help and free others from scorn, and compare themselves only with the most able.” Hobbes also said, “Words are wise men’s counters; they do but reckon by them; but they are the money of fools.”
We have much bigger things to do in the months ahead than to be taking potshots at puppets. That’s why I’ll be one of the featured speakers on Sept. 18 in Maureen St. Germain’s Awakening in 5D Telesummit. And it’s why Jay Barnett and I will guide “In the Pyramid” at the Sept. 22 Equinox.
It is time to stop complaining about how unfair the game is. Better to change the game.
Courage. Silence. Until and on Sept. 20, Keep Holding That Frequency.
This is Captain Aquarius, doing business again as Dan Furst, coming to you on Sept. 16, 2017 from Pisac, Peru.