The astrology of the George Zimmerman verdict

George Zimmerman astrologyPhoto from TMZ.

Yesterday I posted about the entry of Mars into the summer’s planetary intensity.  It doesn’t take an astrologer to predict that the “not guilty” verdict in the trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin would erupt into street protests, and the entry of Mars into Cancer and the resulting flareup of angry (Mars) feelings (Cancer) is just a trigger for the tinderbox of tension that is part of the Uranus/Pluto square.  (See the sidebar section on this planetary cycle if you are new to this site.)

Yesterday throngs of people protesting the verdict came out in New York, in Los Angeles, in Portland, in Miami, in Jacksonville, Newark, Oakland, Pittsburgh…  This is likely just the beginning.  As the week goes on and Mars starts to square off more directly with both Uranus (revolution) and Pluto (power structures) expect the reaction to intensify, in both directions.

I wrote about the arrest of Mr. Zimmerman back in 2012. and related the shooting of Trayvon Martin to the astrological chart for the United States.

In order to assess the effect these individuals are having on the evolution of the United States I examined the progressed charts for all of the players using the information available  without accurate birth times.  Trayvon Martin’s progressed Saturn was exactly quincunx the progressed Moon in the US chart, demonstrating the challenge (Saturn)  to the emotions (Moon) of Americans in a struggle that, like the quincunx aspect, has no real way of achieving resolution. Both progressed Mars and Jupiter in Trayvon’s chart are trine Progressed Chiron in the US chart, motivating the desire (Mars) to raise up painful old wounds (Chiron) […]

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