As we head ever more deeply into the Aquarian Age, and with Pluto entering Aquarius in February 2023, the force of reason and logic, Aquarian themes, threaten to erase the mystery of the Piscean age. With all of its deception and illusion, the Age of Pisces has brought about a religious fervor and reverence for the mysterious and things that we cannot know.
Albert Einstein, one of the most brilliant scientists and theoreticians of the 20th century, understood the necessity of this kind of magic and mystery as he wrote in The World as I See It, originally published in Germany in 1934 as Hitler was coming to power. Einstein himself was born under the sign of Pisces (transcendent magic) with a Sagittarius Moon (religion and philosophy) and here he blends the two most beautifully.
The individual feels the futility of human desires and aims and the sublimity and marvelous order which reveal themselves both in nature and in the world of thought. Individual existence impresses him as a sort of prison and he wants to experience the universe as a single significant whole. The beginnings of cosmic religious feeling already appear at an early stage of development, e.g., in many of the Psalms of David and in some of the Prophets. Buddhism, as we have learned especially from the wonderful writings of Schopenhauer, contains a much stronger element of this.
The religious geniuses of all ages have been distinguished by this kind of religious feeling, which knows no dogma and no God conceived in man’s image; so that there can be no church whose central teachings are based on it. Hence it is precisely among the heretics of every age that we find men who […]