Part II: The current situation and looking ahead
In yesterday’s post we looked at the past 20 years of Plutonic influences in the (Sibley) astrological chart for the United States leading up to the Pluto return: the period during which transiting Pluto returned to its place in the U.S. chart. Pluto is the planet of destruction and regeneration; Pluto’s placement in the charts of individuals or of nations describes where we meet the shadow, the place of our undoing. In the U.S. chart, Pluto is in the sign of Capricorn (position and status) in the second house of money, values and resources. We can see here the correlation to an obsessive compulsion of Americans and the U.S. government to place financial gain above all other values.
This urgency to amass as much wealth as possible created the need for the institution of slavery which permitted cheap labor to build great fortunes, and the legacy of slavery and its descendants is a major cause of the strife we see now during the Pluto return. Pluto’s role is to dig up the darkness and expose it to light so that it may be transformed and transmuted, and under the Pluto influences of the past 20 years we have seen the racial conflicts in the U.S. emerge at a level most of us never knew existed. Racial conflicts aren’t the only issues that arose under the Pluto return, but the fevered war against “woke” is certainly rooted in the fight for racial justice and its backlash. This war has filtered into other areas of post Piscean Age evolution such as gender issues.
Technically there were three exact hits from transiting Pluto to U.S. […]