Thursday, December 24, 2020

More Augury

 Choosing to Decide,

  Pepe Escobar interviews an astrologer, which you might already be tired of, but astrology is a pretty open format to discuss grand sweeps of history with a little calm abstraction, and that's a good thing right now. This interview gets better towards the end.
J P Morgan is known to have affirmed that millionaires don’t need astrologers, but billionaires do...
   What are the effects of technology and artificial intelligence in both our organic and our subjective bodies? Mind control with bidirectional devices, both collecting information and inducing commands is a work in progress.
  Perverse levels of technological control of society are a serious concern as Pluto, aka Hades, lord of the underworld, will also transit in technological and futuristic Aquarius from 2023/24 on, up until 2043/44 – times of intense social transformation, when technological advancements will blow our minds and the very conception of science will change considerably, but with serious risks of trans-human and post-human madness.
  We cannot disregard our organicity. We cannot disregard our subjectivity, either. Pluto is about transformation or domination – in other words, quoting a recent article of yours: “Here’s our future: hackers or slaves.”
  We’ve got to go hacking not only in the objective sense – which surely becomes more and more a desirable skill – but in the subjective sense as well, finding lines of flight and keeping Eros alive, the life force in us vivid.

​Daisy Luther, The Organic Prepper, a good and thoughtful writer, is just starting her slow return to normal life. 
This is like a lot of the people I see, because I don't see so many people with very mild illness. 
They don't go to doctors much, unless their job makes them go.​ 
I Had Covid for 17 Days. Here’s What It Was Like.

​Some kind of Brexit deal got made. Details to follow some day. There will be some arbitration going forward. Exclusively British kippers, though.

Congress is gridlocked for Christmas. The Trump-AOC $2000 upgrade to COVID relief won't get Republican votes. The "Defense" authorization bill will try to get an override of Trump's veto. The elite agreement of the 5500 page pork dinner is all back to negotiations again. Fog of war...

Unable to Choose

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