Though I have already written a profile about Greta Thunberg, the young woman who virtually single handedly has propelled the fight for climate science into the mainstream, I continue to be struck by what I consider to be her significance in the larger picture of human history. This photo demonstrates so clearly the power for change that she has exhibited: last year she performed a one-girl climate strike. This year millions of people participated in the strike for climate science.
We are in the transition between the Age of Pisces and the Age of Aquarius (for more about when the Age of Aquarius will actually begin, follow this link). Pisces is a beautiful sign of compassion and spirituality, and there is no doubt that the last 2000 years or so have been the most religious of the known history of the planet. The archetype of Jesus the Christ fits perfectly into the archetype of the Age of Pisces – a fisher of men who is sacrificed for the sake of humanity. But the negative side of Pisces has motivated oppression and forced ignorance, and many have been sacrificed in the name of religion. Aquarius is a more transpersonal sign – like Pisces, the individual ego is subsumed for the sake of the collective. But where under Pisces the nature of the collective is more murky, Aquarius strives for equality but is detached in its nature – Aquarius lacks compassion and therefore is able to see objectively where change needs to be made in order to accomplish the goal of an improved humanity.
Greta has made her Asperger’s diagnosis public and calls it her superpower. I have long suspected that the so-called […]