On July 18, 1971, at noon in Abu Dahbi, the UAE was signed into being.
Wish I had more time to post on the UAE chart, but a couple of details must be mentioned--that the US's secondary progressed Mars Rx Station, July 21, '06, is conjunct this Ascendant..."19Lib" = "a gang of robbers in hiding."
UAE's Ascendant has quite a pile-up of asteroids, too: Minerva, Hebe, and Siva.
These archetypes conjure up some interesting speculations on which groups/nations were represented at the signing, and may still be slinking about!
Sun is parallel Bacchus, god of wine and such--as a way to avoid dealing with emotional issues.
The Ic or Foundation of the chart, "18Cap" = the New World Order degree:
"18Cap" = "the Union Jack flies from a British warship"....POLITICAL POWER, as in "the power of privileged groups...alas, this power can easily be misused under the pretext of preserving 'law and order.'" (Yeah, we noticed...it's the "smug and strong-armed paternalism" we fear.)
At the top of the chart, the WHY/Aspiration Point (Mc) is "18Can" which is the Discovery degree of Pluto (1930), and you know of Pluto's connection to atomic and nuclear power. Pluto's heliopcentric North Node, 20Can, a critical or crisis degree, is also at the top of this chart.
Venus, in the 9th house of foreigners, is conjunct the US natal Sun, which is, of course, George Bush's natal Sun.
In the 8th house, is n Moon at "6Gem" = "Drilling for oil"> SPECULATION (I can't make this up), and currently, transiting asteroid, Midas (The Greedy), is conjunct this Moon. Saturn placed in 8th house likes to manage other peoples' money and affairs...many bank accounts are hidden there.
Opposite, in 2nd house, deceptive, delusionary Neptune is at the "Grand army of the republic campfire" degree of "1Sag." Jupiter is out-of-sign but conjunct Neptune, a signature of extreme idealism, oversensitivity, and the possibility of involvement with mystical cults.
The creation of the UAE occurred in the 9 New North Series of Solar Eclipses which began Aug 21, 1664. It concerns sudden physical events, great physical effort, accidents, or possibly violence. This Series will manifest again in 2007.
Images for the shrewd Sun Can/Moon Gem personality blend:
A family plays a game of charades...Young children enacting a play wedding in the garden.
Quite the playland, I've heard, but charades and fake ceremonies hide deep family commitments, suitable for and descriptive of the tribal tendencies which the Solar/Individuality of the West is meeting each day in the Moon-ruled Middle East.
And since we all know that the Bush administration can be deceived through its wishful gullibility and idealism--or at least pretends to be--let's hope Washington has figured out the deeper nature of this billionaire's "playland."
3.13.06 8:52 pm est
Chart details are thanks to Bill Meridian, Mountain Astrologer Magazine, Dec-Jan 2006 issue...excellent issue, if you've missed it.
ps: views of all charts are in process of being removed from this blog due to legal restrictions. Sorry 5.19.06
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