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The Astrology of 2012 by Helen Sewell and an intro from us

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

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I have decided to add Helen Sewell to my Blog as she seems to have a good  understanding of astrology, Helen’s web site is www.astrologicalinsights.co.uk. Here Helen talks about the approaching New Age of Aquarius, 2012 and what changes are in store for us at this time.

I have added a short piece of my own before you get to Helen.

The average person on the planet has been conditioned to believe that astrology is mumbo jumbo and that, which has no bearing on us mere mortals on this round sphere called Earth. The newspapers in the west print a couple of lines of your starsign which is general, has no bearing on an individuals time of conception, time and date of birth and so can cover a large amount of people so of course we will brush it off. But before you throw the baby out with the bath water you have to seriously consider what is it about astrology. We have all lost great knowledge of the planets, astrological signs, cycles of the sun and the moon, were we meant to forget or were we made too? There are images of astrology, astronomy, geometry and so called ‘mythological’ beings everywhere; countless churches, governmental buildings and temples around the world – and you have to ask yourself – Are we actually living in the Matrix as the film suggests, because to the majority we do not have a clue what these images mean. We have become drones working constantly to pay debts that will never be paid only to make the very rich richer, we are enslaved by this debt and we have forgotten our history our roots and where we have come from, the knowledge that has not been passed on from our ancestors because of what has happened in the past. All the knowledge that these very rich people have is all in the heavens – As above so below – everything is reflected and the people that run this world at the moment are relying on the simple fact that we do not know the true way of living and they do not want us to know. There is one thing which is correct, I believe that in the wrong hands this great knowledge can be used for great evil and due to this the knowledge will only be understood by initiation and by the grace of God – to prove yourself worthy of such knowledge. You see in many secret orders around the world initiates are sworn to secrecy most probably because of this reason. I do feel that there are people in the world that are using forces to acheive an outcome and this outcome unfortunately affects the many because we are not on the same playing field as these people, they have understanding and access to great knowledge which brings them their power and ultimate control, it keeps this power and control firmly in their hands. If you understand the true teachings you have the world at your feet. If we lived our lives according to a Spiritual path, which would mean great sacrifices for some,  we will have to look within ourselves and learn to control the forces therein. When we look at the philosophers stone we look externally to obtain this ‘stone’ which will reward us with riches, yet this is not the true philosophers stone for here is the secret and that those that seek and are worthy in body, mind and spirit will begin to climb the ladder to acheive real riches one cannot imagine on earth. These are not riches of the grossness material wealth but a far more important wealth.  No man or woman is free no matter what you think, we are all on the wheel of the Zodiac and its influences lifetime after lifetime until we learn what we are truly here to acheive. We have much to learn, much to share with each other but our ultimate aim is to acheive enlightenment to return to the source many call GOD – for we have that spark within us and when we acknowledge this we can begin our journey. Many will fail and this is not a bad thing it just means that in this lifetime you are learning and each lifetime you step further up the ladder to reach that golden temple. I believe people like the Mayans, Peruvians, peoples of Easter Islands and many other civilisations that just disappeared achieved this enlightened state, for those that can see will more than likely catch a glimpse of these beings and indeed all the other beings that reside around us from, sylphs, to nymphs, salamanders, fairies. For those of you that do not believe and criticize,  that’s OK but unless you go and seek  the truth not only by reading the manuscripts, rare and aged books and more importantly begin a spiritual pathway which incorporates meditation in a regular fashion how can you possible comment and criticize. But it may also be that one is not ready for this pathway in this lifetime – the best way in this case is to be of goodwill to yourself and others, accept death as a process which takes you on to the next adventure and do not fear it – we all see the films when people who are passing have a desperation to ask for forgiveness or share their love or to reveal secrets hidden. Whatever it is – express yourself, tell people you love them, share your hopes and dreams, don’t be afraid to let someone in that you trust or someone that can help you. Incorporate some of the Spiritual ways of life, respect your life for you have a job to do here on Earth and you are as important as the next person, don’t put your energy into believing money and material wealth is needed to be happy, look at the rich/ famous people in the media!!,  respect nature and animals, put love in all you do and all you say and what you think and try to live a more alkaline life, look at the impurities you put in your vessel/cup (body).  When you start on these things you flow with life and your fears are blown away and you start to live your life in a more positive way and you learn to just BE.

As the year 2012 approaches, the Internet, the media, books and the films industry will become awash with stories of great changes on the Earth bringing death and destruction – resulting in fear and sadness, desperation and and a feeling of  hopelessness. I remember the year 2000 and how we all read on the web how a comet would fall from the sky, some people believed that a space satellite called Cassini was going to crash, how we were obsessed with Nostradamus and how we would all lose electricity. How planes would fall from the sky because the clocks could not handle the 00 in that year – and what happened – yep, nothing. We have to laugh when we look back. Each time humanity is faced with something that is unknown, fear overcomes us and we grasp on to any piece of information without really digesting it ourselves. With the readily available access to information at a touch of a button we are filled with all sorts of scenarios when it comes to the unknown it is easy to follow the herd and be swept up in this frenzy. My feeling is that if we all connect with the divine source, call it what ever you want, by meditating we will find all the answers we need.

No matter what you believe we were all given a guide when we came here to this planet of learning. The light here in matter does not shine so bright and so these guides are literally that, when the dark, heavy matter of the earth gets to great, they can guide us and can be called upon for they are full of love for you, not the kind we have on earth but an unconditional, nonjudgmental love, a love we crave for since the moment we come into this world. With the help of our guides by meditating we can connect with the source and feel that love and light once more – we will also gain truths that we all have within us and this will stop the fear and we can be guided on our chosen pathway – the one which we agreed to before we came here. So if you are fearful of what the future holds for you – please join a good meditation group ( go to a few and see which one is right for you) as this will help you with any questions you have and you can have fun meeting like-minded people. Join a yoga class where their aim is to raise your kundalini but please bare in mind that this is a powerful untapped source capable of creating havoc, its not anything to fear it is just better that you are helped with a trained professional who can help you deal with emotions and energies that may arise.   We practice Kundalini yoga and try to do this at least three times a week, ours was from Maya, website is here www.mayaspace.com where you can buy the dvd and I believe she is sometimes on sky channel 275- body in balance. We were already aware of the power of the kunalini and were aware of Spirit so we practice this yoga at home but if this is your first time or are new to this teaching – start with the basic yoga to get supple and then move on to a group that can help you with raising the kundalini through yoga and meditation.  And above all believe in the power of prayer, whatever your beliefs there is only one Divine source where we call come from, the spark is within us all and by silently chanting our prayers we ‘WILL’ them – As in Heaven as on Earth.  Thank you and lets think positively and for a world we want, for the more we live in chaos and negativity the longer the problems on Earth. Denise Tansley and Mark Naughton

THE ASTROLOGY OF 2012 by Helen Sewell

The 2012 phenomenon was first brought to my attention when Geoff Stray asked if I could see any significance in the astrological chart of 21st December 2012.

Researching the astrology of 2012 has taken me on quite a journey and led me along many interesting and diverse paths, and I would like to share with you my discoveries on one of these tributaries that has proven to be of particular interest to me: the astrological significance of 2012 for the UK, England especially.  This ancient land and culture is very unique and special in many ways and it is regarded by many people as the ‘heart chakra’ of the world.  We are also blessed for some reason with the majority of the crop circles that appear in the world, as if our consciousness is somehow more tuned in to this type of symbolism, wherever it may come from.  I also think there is some significance to the fact that the English language is so widely used around the world.

It is never easy to convey astrological concepts to the layperson without using the jargon that astrologers bandy about like a foreign language.  However, I will endeavour to describe them in the most accessible terms.

The Astrological Chart of England
As a background, I will first give a brief description of the astrological chart that I use for England (and, by default, the UK) – the crowning of William the Conqueror at Midday on 25th December 1066 (I shall expand on my reasons for using this particular chart later).   Countries have horoscopes that can be interpreted just the same as one would for a person.  In fact, a chart can be cast for anything that has a ‘birth’, and it will embody the qualities of that moment in time.  As the planets continue on their cycles through the heavens, they form new aspects (astrologically meaningful positions) to the planets on the birth chart, and it is through the transits between them that astrologers glean clues and indications as to the type of energy that is around and the possible events that can then manifest as a result.  Astrology is therefore a very powerful tool, as the ancients knew only too well.  I cannot say that the transits of the planets actually cause things here on earth, but statistical analysis shows there is a clear correlation of transits with types of events and there is certainly something strangely synchronistic that happens.  As the old saying goes: ‘As above, so below’.

If I give you an interpretation of some of the planetary energies which were around when William the Conqueror was crowned (see Fig. 1), you may be able to recognise some of our more obvious national traits.  Countries do seem to have ‘personalities’, and it is quite fun to see how the national characteristics of a country can so easily be recognised from their horoscope.  This is why we as a nation are so different from, say, Italy.

Figure 1.  Coronation of William the Conqueror

England as we know it now was effectively ‘born’ when the Sun was in the stable earth sign of Capricorn.  The quality of earth is to move and change very slowly and it has a liking for things that have a lasting value.  We are conservative as a nation and therefore like to preserve our traditions, a good example being the monarchy.  Indeed, the character traits of Queen Victoria and our current Queen Elizabeth embody the qualities of loyalty and devoted service to duty that is reflected in our nation.  As a people, we are stoic and often like to be seen as respectable, responsible and reserved to the point of the ‘stiff upper lip’.  We like to grumble and moan (embodied by such characters as Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh, and Puddleglum in the Narnia books) and can be quite melancholic, sometimes taking life too seriously.  We err on the side of cynicism and it is difficult to pull the wool over our eyes.  However, this is wonderfully offset by our ironic and very dry sense of humour.  A personality such as characters played by John Cleese is indicative of the sort of caricatured Englishman that could be recognised around the world as someone typically British.

The chart some astrologers use for England and/or the United Kingdom is the Union of Great Britain with Ireland on 1 January 1801.  Fascinatingly enough, the Sun is in Capricorn at virtually the same degree as the 1066 chart and Pluto has also returned to the same position.  There are many similarities in these two charts and therefore the significant transits occurring in 2012 will have similar affects, whichever chart is used.  The reason I use the chart for 1066 is because England changed so dramatically after the invasion of William the Conqueror.  He brought with him the birth of a new and more cohesive nation, with Norman culture indelibly sweeping aside much of what had gone before, and since this time (not withstanding events such as the Civil War of the 1640s, in which Charles I was executed) there has been a virtually unbroken line of kings and queens.  It is also the date that most people remember as the birth of modern English history, far more so than the 1801 chart.  The fact that it is so entrenched in the national psyche automatically gives it psychological significance on a collective level.

I am sure that in the past astrologers would have been consulted about the best times for auspicious state occasions such as coronations, and it is probable that kings would be crowned at midday, because the Sun would then be at the zenith of the sky and therefore in the tenth ‘house’ of the horoscope.  This is the house associated with public standing and our status in the world, and it is therefore a very powerful placing in the chart, whether it be for a person or a nation.

The fiery sign of Aries was the sign coming up over the horizon at the moment of William’s coronation, and therefore this is known as the ‘Ascendant’, or rising sign.  Aries is ruled by Mars, the god of war, who embodies the dynamic masculine principle of action and desire.  Aries rising likes to be a leader and is not content to sit back and be a spectator.  He is fearless and likes a conquest.  The spirit of Jason and the Argonauts would be typical of this sign.  So, with the combination of Capricorn’s urge to build something solid and lasting, together with the Aries urge to conquer, we created our Empire.

You will observe that the Moon in the chart is in the sensitive, watery sign of Pisces, and this helps to soften the harder aspects of Capricorn and Aries.  I see this reflected in our Welfare State and the NHS.  The Moon also resides in the twelfth house, which rules institutions and, more esoterically, spirituality, music, poetry and the arts, the collective unconscious and hidden enemies.  With Pisces being the last of the Zodiac signs, and the twelfth house being the last house, the position of the Moon signifies a greater connection with the numinous and our ultimate return to the source, before the whole cycle starts again with Aries.  Our caring and generous national spirit can also be glimpsed in the hosting of events such as Live Aid, and people often talk of how collectively caring we are for each other in crises, as was demonstrated in the Blitz.  However, just like a person, a nation has a shadowy side and this I see in the Moon, tucked away in the hidden twelfth house.   This side of our character can be witnessed in our desire to escape from our personal responsibilities and be looked after by the ‘Nanny State’.  This placement, I have to say, is also representative of our nation’s drinking habits, teenage pregnancies, and our recent appearance at the bottom of the UNICEF league table for child care!

There is a wealth of information in this chart, but as that is a whole essay on its own, the final observation I would like to make here about our nation’s chart is that the Moon is in a very dynamic aspect with the maverick of the solar system, Uranus, and also with Chiron (an astrologically important asteroid with an eccentric orbit), known in myth as the wounded healer.  This aspect is what gives us our slightly eccentric nature and produces the classic ‘mad inventor’ types.   We can sometimes unexpectedly act out of character and get to produce programmes like Monty Python, and tend to be at the forefront of contemporary music with our originality and trend setting.  It doesn’t, however, make for a very cuddly Moon, and this can be witnessed in our attitude towards children – the classic ‘children should be seen and not heard’, as illustrated by how unwelcoming we can be to families in pubs and restaurants.  There is definitely something rather detached about our emotional life.

The Chart of 2012
Moving on, then, to explore the chart of 2012, let us see what insights this chart can bring us.

The Chart of 21st December 2012

Figure 2. Winter Solstice 21st December 2012

I was very excited when I discovered that the time of the 2012 winter solstice was 11:11 Universal Time (see Fig. 2).  I have been following the 11:11 phenomenon since the early 90s, and am hoping very much that the evolution of consciousness promised by its devotees will indeed take place!  There is a wealth of information on the significance of the numbers 11:11 on the internet but, in a nutshell, much of the material comes from the channelled messages of the US medium Solara, and the underlying theme is that we are moving away from duality to oneness.  This development is a global phenomenon, which began in 1992.  The channellings state that eleven ‘doorways’ will open (the first one opened on 11th January 1992, and the last one will open on 11th November 2011), and with each opening there will be a shift in our consciousness.

At this moment of 11:11 on 21st December 2012, the Sun will have just entered Capricorn and the tenth house and this, I feel, is particularly significant.  Capricorn is the last of the earth signs, and if we think of the evolution through the signs, arrival here is when we should have reached the greatest understanding of this earthly plane and physical reality.  In Geoff Stray’s book, Beyond 2012, he writes extensively about the possible spiritual and esoteric changes that could take place at this time, so if there is one astrological sign in which to have an actual manifestation of an event, it would be very fitting for it to take place in Capricorn.  It is entirely appropriate, for instance, that – symbolically (i.e. given the date we choose to celebrate it) – Jesus was born under this sign.  This speaks to me of the actual physical incarnation of the godhead.  It is worth contemplating the meaning of the glyph for Capricorn, a creature half-goat, half-fish, as the coming together of spirit and matter.

Capricorn is an earth sign and therefore all things associated with the earth will automatically come into focus, and issues with an ‘earth theme’ will assume greater importance.  Therefore an increase in earth changes and natural disasters may very well manifest, not just while the Sun is in Capricorn, but especially with Pluto, the planet of death and transformation, transiting through Capricorn from 2008-2024.   We are also likely to see the whole ‘green’ movement escalate dramatically over this period, with the politicisation of issues such as climate change and global food production.

We can see that Neptune has just moved back into its own sign of Pisces in 2012 (each sign has a ‘ruling planet’, and Neptune rules Pisces), after its 165-year cycle.  Neptune is associated with the numinous – all those intangible things, such as the arts and music.  Neptune signifies how we seek redemption, and gives a deep longing to return to that pre-birth experience of being merged with ‘the source’.

All planets have a dark and a light side, and the problem with sensitive Neptune is when it finds it too difficult to cope with the harsh reality of life and all its mundane responsibilities; then it often becomes victim-like or wants to escape into fantasy or altered states of consciousness, to get back to the feeling of that pre-incarnated state.  We also have to be very careful of delusion, deception and confusion when it is so powerfully placed on the Ascendant of the chart.

Neptune spends approximately fourteen years in each sign, and at the moment it is in the airy sign of Aquarius.  To give an example of Neptune’s influence on the world during this current period, it is interesting to observe how we have been seeking that feeling of oneness with others through the cool detachment of Aquarian technology – the internet and mobile phones in particular.  We can be in the remotest parts of the world and yet still feel connected to others.

In 2012, when Neptune enters Pisces, we will then be seeking redemption through the arts, spirituality, victim/saviour situations, relationship, and selfless service.  There may well also be the strong urge to transcend our physical reality.  In fact I have a fantasy that we will no longer need to use Aquarian technology to feel connected to each other (that is too rational and emotionally removed for watery Pisces), but rather we will just naturally develop our psychic abilities.  Pisces needs to feel really merged with another, and because Neptune is associated with telepathy this could well be a faculty we all develop strongly over the subsequent fourteen years.  The last time Neptune was in Pisces there was a huge resurgence in spiritualism, hypnotism, and the occult in general.

The next interesting point I would like to draw attention to is the Yod, or ‘Finger of God’, which is quite a rare configuration and is marked by the green triangle between Saturn, Pluto and Jupiter.  This again emphasises the spiritual side of this chart.  At the apex is Jupiter, which is associated with spiritual growth and the expansion of our boundaries.  (Perhaps what is also worth pointing out here is that Jupiter is more frequently found to be prominently placed in death charts than Pluto, which is normally associated with death, hinting at expansion literally out of our physical bodies.)  Jupiter is the big gas giant of the solar system and whatever it touches it expands that principle.  Astrologically, Jupiter the god imbues hope and optimism and the desire to become more than what we are.  He gives meaning to our lives and a vision of the potential for a better future.  Jupiter is in the sign of Gemini in the third house and both are associated with communication, the acquisition of knowledge and broadening of our minds.  Although I believe the 2012 effects may be more gradual than some are anticipating, Jupiter is nonetheless very appropriately placed if, as some people believe, we are to witness a dramatic shift in consciousness taking place on this actual day.

The aspects to Jupiter from the two heavyweights in the Zodiac – Saturn and Pluto – give the whole thing gravitas.  Pluto contributes a feeling of deep and permanent transformation, and Saturn brings a seriousness and reality to it.  However, because of the nature of these planets, it does not suggest the transition will be easy.

So far I have been quite positive about the potentials in this chart, given the fact that there are some of the most advantageous positions and aspects of the planets for the possible and much-anticipated shift in consciousness and spiritual enlightenment.  However, there is also something far more sinister gathering momentum, which peaks in 2012, and it is this that potentially paints quite a different picture.  In fact, I consider this particular aspect could well be the overriding feature of the year and it will without a doubt be difficult to navigate.

Throughout the whole of 2012 there will be a very volatile 90 degree configuration in the heavens between the planets Uranus and Pluto.  These two planets aren’t like the personal inner planets, the energies of which are much easier to integrate and deal with.  Instead, they weald the powerful archetypal forces of the transpersonal planets, which bring about massive and permanent changes in the collective, and sometimes manifest as catastrophic natural disasters.  It might be helpful to look into the meaning of these two planets, and what was happening in the world at the time they were each discovered – always a key feature of the astrological significance applied to them.

Uranus
Uranus, the planet which rules Aquarius, is the idealistic sky god, always trying to create the Utopian dream – the perfect system that exists on a mind level – and if that means shattering the status quo to obtain it, it will do so whatever the cost.  He wants the perfect Universe, with all things equal – but his actions are often unpredictable, unconventional and shocking.

Uranus was accidentally discovered by William Herschel in 1781.  Two revolutions occurred in the late 1700s – the American and the French – and the French battle cry of ‘Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death!’ totally encapsulates the Uranian spirit coming through into our consciousness at this time.  Uranus brings sudden enlightenment, a bit like when we suddenly get those ‘Eureka’ moments, so you can perhaps see how it is also connected to electricity, which was first being properly researched around this time.

In myth, Uranus mated with the great earth goddess, Gaia, and because his offspring did not meet with his vision of perfection, he could not bear to set eyes on them, and buried them deep in the earth.  Uranian ideals often come at a high price because, though fair and humanitarian, he is a sky god and detached from human emotion.  Think how many people throughout history have perished in the name of an ideal.

Currently, airy Uranus is transiting through the watery sign of Pisces and this ordered god is, I think, struggling with the Piscean lack of clear-cut boundaries, facts and a logical systems.  Uranus constantly seeks answers through the clear intellect of the mind, and emotional Pisces rules mystery and illusion.  It is a bit like driving a car along in thick fog – if we put on the full beam (Uranian light) in the hope of seeing better, we find it makes things even more unclear!  We can see it everywhere at the moment, especially in the conspiracy theory world, which has mushroomed all the while Uranus has been in Pisces.  The urge is so strong in us under this transit to try and seek that ‘Uranian truth’ that we are sure must be there, but I doubt that is entirely possible in this current Piscean world of smoke and mirrors, with its propensity for deception and lies, fantasy and self-delusion.  [This aspect is made doubly strong, as Neptune (the planet which rules the sign of Pisces) is in Aquarius (the sign normally ruled by Uranus) – a phenomenon known as Mutual Reception.  Neptune has been in Aquarius since 1998 and enters Pisces in 2011]  When Uranus moves out of Pisces into Aries in 2010, the fog will lift and there will be much more clarity and action.

Pluto
Pluto is regarded astrologically as the most powerful planet in the solar system.  He rules such fundamental themes as birth, death, sex, and transformation.  He is also the planet of evolution and the bigger cycles in history, and if pushing those cycles means the annihilation of a species then, in Pluto’s eyes, so be it.  In our psyche, he rules our dark primitive instinctual nature – our raw unsophisticated emotions that lurk in the shadow.  When they erupt they threaten to overpower us.  Pluto also rules the occult and all things hidden and shadowy in society.  I think the reason we fear Pluto so much is because its potential for creation, death and destruction is very great.  It requires an incredible degree of consciousness to use this kind of power constructively for good and not evil.

When Pluto was discovered in 1930, the world was in crisis.  The Pluto energy can best be seen in the rise of the Third Reich.  This sadly, but graphically, shows how the abuse of this kind of energy can be used in its most destructive and devastating form.  Also at that time, however, we saw a much more positive manifestation of its potential through the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung and the birth of depth psychology with the understanding of the complexities of the unconscious mind.

In myth, when Jupiter had overthrown his father, Saturn, and was dividing up the spoils, he gave Neptune the rivers and seas and he gave Pluto the Underworld.  This was not, however, the lesser inheritance, because Pluto’s laws were final and nobody (not even a god) was allowed into his kingdom without irreversible change through death and without paying his due to Charon, the boatman who ferried souls across the River Styx.  In the Underworld lay the greatest treasure, and this is symbolic of the therapeutic process of transforming our darkest sides into something constructive and creative.  Shining the light of consciousness onto those shadowy areas is like finding the ‘treasure’ of freedom from our complexes, ultimately gaining enlightenment.

Pluto has been transiting through the sign of Sagittarius since 1995 and will not leave entirely until the end of 2008.  Sagittarius is the sign associated with religion, philosophy, higher learning and the ‘bigger picture’.  It is a fiery sign, full of potential and the desire to make an optimistic journey into the future.  However, with Pluto, the dark lord of the Underworld, passing through it the future no longer looks so bright.  The ‘devil’, in whatever guise, now seems even bigger, scarier and darker, and holds more potential to overpower and control us.

This placement could be interpreted as the death of religion in its current form, and has certainly contributed to the chaos and strife we are now experiencing.  Archetypally, death has always been seen as something to be feared and the religious fundamentalists do not want to face any prospect of change which might threaten their power.  They are literally fighting to the death to preserve their own particular faith.

This theme is also accentuated by the fact that we are currently in a transition seeing the death of the Age of Pisces and the birth of the Age of Aquarius.  Each Age has gods and religions which reflect the symbolism of that particular sign of the Zodiac, and maybe the Piscean religions of the past 2000 years are now in their death throes.  However, until they are replaced, there is a certain amount of collective fear and trepidation in not knowing what is coming next.  (Part One of the highly recommended film Zeitgeist makes further reference to this.)

With Sagittarius, everything is exaggerated and of epic proportions, and is reflected in the films of this time, such as the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Narnia movies, which pick up on the theme of the Age: the large-scale battle of good against evil.

On a very literal level, another example of Pluto (ruling sex and hidden things) passing through Sagittarius (ruling religion) is that we have had the whole issue come to light in the Catholic church of children being sexually abused, with cover-ups now being exposed.

Uranus and Pluto – An Explosive Combination
Bearing in mind the nature of Uranus and Pluto, you can imagine the cocktail when these two planets get together in a dynamic aspect.  If we look back in history at the Uranus/Pluto cycle, this particular one started with a conjunction of the two in Virgo in the mid 1960s.  The conjunction of two planets is like seed-planting time, when their conglomerate energies collide like nuclear fusion and new things are born.   Looking at what was going on at this time gives us clues as to the potential of these seeds for both good and ill as the cycle matures.  In the mid 1960s there was huge rebellion against the establishment, seen in such examples as the American student riots against the Vietnam war, and the Cultural Revolution in China.  It was a time of experimentation with psychedelic drugs, the ‘sexual revolution’ (Pluto ruling sex and Uranus ruling revolution), and various rebellions against the social norms of the time as an attempt to ‘break out’ of restricting, outmoded ways of being.

In 2012, Uranus and Pluto are going to come into their first really challenging aspect to each other since the 1960s and this will create a build up of an incredible pressure – of volcanic proportions.  The tension between the two forces could detonate revolution and rebellion (even earthquakes, on a physical level), and could bring crashing down what we thought were established political structures.  This will be especially so, because Uranus will be in the war-like sign of Aries, and Pluto will be in Capricorn, which represents authority, the establishment, political structures and governments.

My vision of one of the possible outcomes of the ‘clash of the Titans’ is this:  Our freedoms are gradually and perniciously being eroded away at the moment and, with Pluto having just moved into Capricorn in January 2008, governmental control may well become more extreme.  Uranus, particularly when it moves into Aries in 2010, will no longer be able to tolerate its freedoms being curtailed and will revolt in a possibly very sudden and violent way.

Figure 3.  England and the Transits of the 21st December 2012

The Charts of England and 2012 Combined
In Fig. 3 we see the chart of the England on the inside and the chart of 21st December 2012 on the outside.  This then allows us to see if the transits of the planets in 2012 are making any significant angles or conjunctions to any of the important points in England’s chart.  (This technique is exactly the same as when a person comes to an astrologer for a reading to see which planetary influences are reflecting what is going on in their lives.)

From this combination, I notice – with some trepidation – that Pluto is, extremely significantly, exactly on England’s Midheaven and Sun, while also squaring Uranus in the twelfth house of the collective.  So all that energy for revolutionary change will be focusing on our national identity in the world.  The twelfth house is also about hidden enemies and the ‘rebel’ could well emerge suddenly from quite an unexpected source to rise up against Pluto’s power and control, with very serious consequences indeed.

The reason for the rebellion, of course, may also come from different groups (Uranus rules groups and societies) with their own particular agendas, as it seems to me people on the whole are often quite reluctant to act unless they are affected personally.  Interestingly, the Uranus/Pluto cycle is also connected to the slave trade, and in lots of ways we have a new kind of slavery today – debt, which begins as soon as a student leaves school and takes out a loan for their further education, and is then gradually replaced or added to by high-payment mortgages and other loans, which ensure we are kept enslaved to the financial system.

The whole religious issue, which has effectively dominated global politics and the ‘War on Terror’ for the last decade, is also not going to go away overnight and may well escalate to an Armageddon-type situation.  When planets transit through Sagittarius, as Pluto has been doing, it tends to be in the realm of philosophical thought and the potential of something – it is only when it enters the sign of Capricorn that those ideas are then materialised.  There is currently quite a bit in the media about believers in ‘End Times’, highlighting how an awful lot of people are trying their hardest to make this rather frightening day-of-judgment scenario a reality.

Pluto on the Midheaven of England’s chart will certainly bring power to our nation, and seeing this makes me understand why England, in a strangely fated way, won the bid for the 2012 Olympic Games when it seemed so against the odds.  When a person has a Pluto transit like this, they often come into their power and are thrust into the limelight; a good example of this was when Margaret Thatcher came to power.  So it is interesting that all the world’s eyes will be on England in the summer of 2012.

Mentioning Prime Ministers, I believe that David Cameron could well be the person in power in 2012, because he was born under the conjunction of Uranus/Pluto in 1966 and will be so very familiar with these energies.  Potentially, he could be the one to best steer the nation through its transition.

9/11: An Example of Pluto in Action
To demonstrate the sort of effects a Pluto transit can have when it hits a sensitive spot on a country’s chart, I refer you to Fig. 4, the chart of the USA (shown on the inside) seen with the transits of the planets at the moment of the first attack on the World Trade Centre on 9/11 (shown on the outside).  At this time Pluto had arrived right on the Ascendant of America’s chart and this can literally be interpreted as the dark lord of the Underworld,  bringing death and destruction to the face of America.  Astrology can sometimes be incredibly literal in its symbolism, as is demonstrated by the fact that Pluto was opposite Saturn in Gemini in the heavens at this time: Saturn represents physical structures (think of the World Trade Centre buildings themselves) and rules such things as financial institutions, status and authority; and Mercurial Gemini (just look at the glyph for Gemini!) represents commerce and trade.  Indeed, the World Trade Centre was the centre for world capitalism.  Pluto opposite Saturn does not necessarily have to wreak such catastrophic havoc, but, as I indicated earlier, it does require an enormous amount of consciousness to deal with this type of energy.

Figure 4.  The USA and the First Attack on the World Trade Centre

Pluto transits are all about the use and abuse of power and control, often through fear (whether we own that power and use it well, or whether we feel utterly powerless and at the mercy of our fears, or controlled by others).  9/11 could have been a wonderful opportunity for America to look at its own dark side and how it wields its power and control over other nations.  The interpretation would work exactly the same if this were a person; if we do not recognise our own dark side we can be quite sure we’ll meet it (often rather unpleasantly) in an external form.  America projected its own darkness out onto Al Qaeda rather than battling its own demons much closer to home.  And, of course with Pluto being representative of hidden things, the growing numbers of people who believe the attacks could not have happened without inside US help may also have something to say about this.  The amount of  control the US government has now been able to exert over its people – with knock-on effects around the world – in the name of ‘fighting terror’ and securing the nation leaves an uncomfortable taste in the mouths of some.

We can use Pluto’s potency for powerful transformation and to change ourselves for the better, or we can choose to only see the ‘bad’ in others and demonise them.  America wants us to believe it is the ‘Land of the Free’ – democratic and fair – and that all the opposite traits reside in the enemy ‘out there’.  Sadly, we can only use our imaginations to picture a different and more consciousness-raising scenario than the one that actually did occur in the wake of 9/11, perhaps one with America taking a brutal look at its own foreign policy, seeing where there could be fundamental changes made for the good of the world, and implementing them.  This is perhaps a naïve hope, considering where we are in reality in the evolution of consciousness.  Sometimes, therefore, maybe we do unfortunately have to suffer catastrophic and painful events as a wake-up call and to force the creation of a new consciousness.  Sometimes in our own personal lives we experience challenging crises, but it is those who do not take the stance of being just an innocent victim and instead look at the situation as an opportunity for self-awareness and growth through examining their own part that are the ones who become more enlightened, wiser and mature.

2012 Hotspot
I decided to scan the whole year of 2012 astrologically to see when would be the most dangerous hotspots, and it would appear that June is the most tension-ridden month of the year (see Fig. 5).  Here I have put the June Full Moon chart around the chart of the UK, because Full Moons and New Moons heighten whatever tensions are in the air, and often cause a physical manifestation of an event.  What makes it so potentially explosive is that Mars, the god of war, is now thrown into the equation by landing exactly on the nation’s Saturn, representing our stability, structure, and also our defences, and being at the apex of the T-square (90 degrees) with the Sun/Moon opposition.  Incidentally, the London bombings on 7 July 2005 were on the New Moon, which was similarly in a square (90 degrees) aspect to Mars.  So this is again a graphic example of the type of aggressive act that can be perpetrated under such an aspect.

Figure 5. The UK and the June Full Moon 2012

Opportunities for Growth
With the Uranus/Pluto square in 2012 there will again be another opportunity for growth.  How painful or traumatic this process will prove to be depends so much on what happens between now and 2012.  In lots of ways we are already experiencing the affects associated with the whole 2012 phenomenon.  When I look around me, I see people struggling enormously with difficult issues that seem to be coming up thick and fast for them, as if on some level we are tuning into the urgency of having to wake up to a new way of being.  It is up to us how we embrace those challenges, but I do not believe there are any fast-track methods to enlightenment.  It may be easier for some, but for most of us it is a long and painful process involving deep inner work and soul searching.   I would like to think we could reach the consciousness necessary for a positive change, but that could be a tall order for people to gain the kind of self-awareness necessary before 2012.

However, many people do believe we could get a helping hand in this regard.  The Sun will be exactly positioned  at ‘Galactic Centre’ in 2012 and some believe we will then be more open to the energies of pulsing galactic super-waves (see other articles on the Diagnosis 2012 website, and in Geoff Stray’s Beyond 2012).  This may activate our pineal gland, which could, in turn, raise our vibrational frequencies to much higher levels – and possibly take us into new dimensions altogether.

Uranus is associated with the myth of Prometheus, who had a special affinity with mankind because he made them from the dirt under his fingernails and his own tears.  Zeus did not want mankind to become enlightened through having fire, because then they would achieve a godlike status and that was threatening to him.  However, Prometheus disobeyed Zeus and though he knew the price would be high, he stole fire from the smith-god Hephaistos and gave it to mankind, thus bringing them the light of consciousness.  Zeus severely punished Prometheus by chaining him up in the Caucasus mountains.  Each day an eagle came down and pecked out his liver, and each night it grew back in an endless suffering.  To me this is analogous with how those people who try to tear down the veils of hypocrisy, deception and lies in search of the truth, in the hope of illuminating mankind, are being ‘punished’.  But sometimes this is the sort of sacrifice that has to be undertaken for the good of mankind.  At least after thirty years (though some say 30,000 years!) Prometheus was finally released from his suffering.

The best thing we can do is to work on ourselves to improve our own personal integrity, honesty, discernment and, most of all with Uranus in Pisces, compassion for each other in this struggle.  Then, and only then, can we gain the wisdom necessary to be an example to the rest of society, and especially to our children.  The more people who can do this, the more it will become mainstream, eventually creating a radical shift in the collective consciousness of mankind.

Conclusions and Solutions
Lastly, I would like to draw on myth again to try and help give us some clues for a way forward in all this.  When Gaia (Mother Earth) wearied of Uranus being repulsed by their offspring and consequently burying them, she employed her son, Saturn, to castrate him as he slept.  When he carried Uranus’ severed bleeding genitals down to the shore and cast them into the sea, he inadvertently fertilised the ocean.  Thus, up rose Venus (or Aphrodite) – the goddess of love – out of the foaming brine.

This would suggest to me that we have to accept we live in an imperfect world and that the Uranian vision of perfection, as seen through the cool unfeeling eyes of masculine logic, has to be balanced by Gaia’s earth wisdom – otherwise the darker side of the feminine will rise up and brutally retaliate.  It is interesting to me that it is Venus who is the end product of this story, insinuating that it is indeed love that offers the resolution in the end.  It is worth noting how there could be dire consequences by neglecting the feminine archetype in all our hopes and fears for what 2012 might bring, and both men and women would do well to heed this.

It is said that there were only two things the gods required from mankind – and these are inscribed above the temple at Delphi.  The first is ‘Man know thyself’, and the second is ‘Nothing in excess’.  I leave it to you to contemplate how well you think we have fared in this regard since those ancient times!

Helen Sewell
May 2008

Helen’s website: Astrological Insights

Helen may be contacted at Helennsewell@hotmail.com

Another website offering information www.friendsinfocus.co.uk/dmd.php?digi=event&media=showp&design=72


What’s in an ‘E’ – Info on Additives

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

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This is ongoing as the information is quite large but I have decided to put it up on the blog, but it is work in progress.

In 1984 Food labeling gave us an insight into what was being put into our foods this allowed the consumer to see what was being added to these foods used for preservation and colouring but up until January 2009 there was no law that made it clear to the consumer what ingredients were used used to flavour food and drinks but thanks to an EU ruling this has now changed.

In spite of this labelling many of us still do not understand what the label is telling us, there is a mass of information including E numbers which we are not aware of what they mean so we tend to chuck it in the basket and not give it a second thought.  Sadly many now suffering the consequences of a build up of these synthetic chemicals both in body and mind.  It has been stated, by the people that recommend the amount of additives used, that most of them are at a safe level but I believe the concern is that we are eating food and drink with additives in larger quantities and we are feeding these additives to our children in the same quantities and over a short period time the food and drink laden with additives lead to, in some cases, dramatic changes in personality and behaviour, but why do foods need added chemicals – we are all drawn to certain colours and find some more attractive to our vision and pallet but maybe it is us the consumer who’s minds need to change regarding this.

Here I would like to list the additives put in our foods daily so you can make informative decisions for you and your children. It would also be an idea to check the behaviour of your children and indeed yourselves when eating food with E’s both before and after and possibly cut them out or at the very least, cut down. We are in a better position now then in the last twenty years as we are now growing our own vegetables and there is more choice in organic products but on the flip side of this the people who have the lowest income may not have a garden or the money to buy organic so reading the label and checking the additives may help people choose more wisely.

E220 Sulphur dioxide -Used in alcoholic beverages, beers, soft drinks, juices, cordials, used in all the stages of the production of wine, vinegar and potato products, dried apricots and other dried food. Interestingly any alcoholic drink above 1.2% strength does not require an ingredients label yet E220 is known to provoke asthma attacks and is associated with increased respiratory symptoms and disease, difficulty breathing and premature death. It is difficult to metabolise for those with impaired kidney function, triggers hypertension and emphysema, It also destroys Vitamins B1, B12 and E and is not recommended for consumption by children.

While we are mentioning wine it might be worthwhile noting that if you are a vegetarian or vegan and you are not aware, nearly all wines are produced with animal derivatives. They are;

Edible gelatine which is crushed bones normally from cows. Isinglass made from the swim-bladder of animal albumin ( a dried blood powder)

So unless the label states the letter ‘V’ for vegetarian or vegan you are better off leaving well alone.

Eggs – The colour of an egg yolk is measured on a scale from 1-15 most eggs that you eat on a daily basis have a colour reading of 11, however some manufacturers want a more orange appearance for the yolk and add orange pigments to the chicken feed in doing this they also pump the price up. Free- range eggs are not exempt from this tampering either and there is no law preventing this. Chickens that have a yellow colour to them have more than likely been given xanthophyll in their feed.The Fish industry is also another one that adds pigment dies not only for farmed Salmon but also for other fish, they can be dipped in a red die to give them that pink tinge. emmm lovely!!!

E110, commonly known as Sunset Yellow FCF and Orange Yellow S. It is a synthetic coal tar food colouring and an azo dye and is generally used in fermented foods. E110 is thought to worsen asthma and when taken in combination with benzoates it produces hypertension in children. Other effects of this additive is vomiting and severe weight loss. This E110 has been approved by the EU but has been banned in Norway.

Children’s food and drink that contain E110 or Sunset Yellow; Bob the builder Cake, Cheesy corn snacks by walkers, Clown cake by Asda, Football mixed sweets by Haribo, Fruit ‘n’ Grain Apple and Cinnamon bars by Asda, Fruit ‘n’ Grain Strawberry Bars by Asda,  Fruit Pastille Lollies Rowntree’s, Fruit Pastilles by Rowntree’s, Jelly Tots Rowntree’s, Jelly Pots Orange by Rowntree’s, jelly pots lemon and lime by Rowntree’s, Jewsters by Starburst, Kola Champion Flavoured Soft Drink By DG Jamaica, Let’s Party Cake by Lightbody, Little Madame Cake by Lightbody Celebration Cakes, Loony Tunes Taz Cake by Memory lane Cakes, M&M Minis Magic Marble Cake Mix by Green’s, M&M Minis Mini Muffin Cake by Green’s, Pizza Flavoured Doritos Crisps by Walkers, Red lemonade by Nash’s, Scooby Doo by Lightbody Celebration Cakes, Smarties by Nestle, Smarties Cake by Nestle, Smartprice Orange Jelly and also Strawberry Jelly by Asda,  Spiderman Cake by Lightbody, Star Mixed Sweets by Haribo, Sugar Animal Shapes by Supercook, Tangtastic Sour Mixed Sweets by Haribo, Tangy Cheese Flavoured Corn Chips by Walkers, Tizer by AG Barr, T&K lemonade (red) drink by C&C, Whiney the Poo Cake y Lightbody. There are many more but if you see this number you know that  possible effects.

Now you take these foods and drinks home for your children and you give them the following food and drinks which have additive E211 Benzoate  ( As stated above mixing the above E110 and E211 Benzoate causes hypertension in children) and you wonder why so many kids have behavioral problems, ADHD ( Attention Deficiency Hyperactivity Disorder) and breathing related dis-ease.


E211 Benzoate; Apple and Blackcurrant Squash (no added sugar) by Safeway,  Apple Squash (no added sugar) by Asda , Barbecue Dip by McDonalds, Blackcurrant and Elderflower Flavoured Spring Water by Asda, Blackcurrent Ice Lollies by Ribena, Blackcurrant Squash (no added sugar) by Asda, C Vit by Smith Klein Beecham, Cherry by Sodastream, Citrus Fruit Crush by Asda

Its time to let these manufacturers know that we will refrain from buying their products unless they remove these ‘harm full’ additives.

See here for parents comments on additives and the affects they have noticed on their children – http://www.foodcomm.org.uk/parentsjury/add_3.htm

We have trusted manufactures believing that they have had and do have our best interest at heart but sadly these corporations only have profits and brand names to protect, maybe its not their total responsibility because as humans we have allowed people to make decisions for us. Thankfully humanity is starting to see clearly and make the right choices for themselves and their families. We are approaching a time when we must see what is real and what is an illusion, make decisions for ourselves and not follow the hype of the media, whether this is about food, our health and well being, vaccinations or levels of crime if we allow ourselves to be controlled and not make the choices for ourselves we cannot blame anyone else because there is always a choice.

Thanks to www.ukfoodguide.net/childrensfoodsanddrinks.htm for the information on children’s food products and thanks to ‘The New E For Additives by Maurice Hanssen and Jill Marsden. This book is available from Amazon and all good book stores.

Are you ready to hear the truth? 2012/2013 Esoteric Agenda

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

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Are you ready for the truth and more importantly what will you do about when you know. It is important that you are aware of what is happening, watch the video by copying the link below and decide for yourself.  There is a plan to reduce the population of the world by 70-90%  this is being done through;  foods, vaccines, chemtrails, flouride in water, GM crops, codex alimentarius. We can no longer just say oh that’s crazy and oh you are a conspiracy theorist without finding the truth. For to long we have put our faith in the media, the politicians, religion, pharmaceuticals and big corporations. Now is the time to make choices and if you are in a profession and you do not like what is going on,maybe its time to take a step back and evaluate the true nature of your work and the ethics behind it. There is a hidden – but is it for positive (enlightenment) or negative (Greed)? The question is what are we going to do about it? We realise something has to change because the Earth’s resources cannot continue to support us all, but can it?  There are ways to change what we have become, we all have skills that can help each other, we all have knowledge, there are minerals and trace minerals in volcanic rock that help crops grow more healthily and produce more yield and full 0f the minerals our body needs to remain healthy, the governments have been made aware of this mineral rock and how it can help in farming and can reduce termites from eating the crops without the need for harmful chemicals. I did not even receive a reply back from the government and I sent the email in may 2009.  We are now entering a new era for mankind, a Spiritual existence which the ancients all around the world have told was to come, as this starts to take effect many will change their patterns, eat less, become vegetarians, feeling unconditional love for their neighbours, (meaning everyone) have more respect for the Earth and nature and to see the world from within as one instead of being separate from it, knowledge will come from withing like we have known it all along. We have love for one another, no matter what is portrayed, the majority of people all around this glorious planet are full of love and kindness. Even though it is our responsibility, the governments and religions told us to have faith in them and that they would guide us and we let them but look at the mess we are in we are now seeing that the history we once perceived as correct is now being eroded and our true history is emerging and what a history we have. We must now take responsibility for ourselves and help each other.  There is a saying ‘A helping hand is the one at the end of your arm’ and we need this more than ever now. Lets start to find the child within us and make no apologies for it, lets start to live again. When we see what that greed is stopping us from moving forward we can make choices for the betterment of all, whether this is changing our bank to an ethical one, to getting rid of our cars, changing from meat eating to vegetarian foods, to looking after animals, the rich in money helping the people who have not got money wealth on an individual scale along side your charity giving, at least you can see first hand what your Earth luck can do to change the life of another human. We all have something to give and now its time to share that gift and spread the love. Important changes are coming in the next few years, the date varies from 22/24th December 2012 to 19th February 2013 depending on who you listen to. It is such an important time for us to reconnect with nature, rid ourselves of our demons (all inside our heads) and begin to love ourselves and others unconditionally. Meditation really is a must here not only to help with your Spiritual growth and the transition but also to rid your mind of the negative. I will be writing more about 2012/2013 later. A couple of book which hold the secrets for man is The Messenger The Messiah by Ann Walker and White Arrow and The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life, Vol 1 and 2 by Drunvalo Melchizedek both of which are similar in their truths.

Here is the link    http://bbc5.tv/news/story/esoteric-agenda

Those conspiracies that are too incredible to be believed, are by the same right, those which most often succeed.—-Marshall McLuhan, philosopher

“Sarah, if the American people had ever known the truth about what we Bushes have done to this nation, we would be chased down in the streets and lynched.” —-George Bush Senior speaking in an interview with Sarah McClendon in December 1992

“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”—-President Woodrow Wilson (in The New Freedom, 1913)

“The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.”- Benjamin Disraeli, first Prime Minister of England, in a novel he published in 1844 called Coningsby, the New Generation

Swine Flu Vaccination and Boosting the Immune System by Dr Stephen Hopwood A must read

Monday, October 26th, 2009

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The following information was shown on channel 200 sky- controversial TV ‘A Critical State’ Dr Stephen Hopwood

Dr Stephen Hopwood is a qualified doctor who gave up practicing with western medicine due to the pressure of pharmaceutical dominance in treating patients within his profession, he now practices with the ancient treatment of acupuncture, Chinese medicine, true medicine practiced long before western synthetic drugs. He now looks at all aspects covering the body mind and soul but also agrees that there is a place for western medicine in an emergency situation. Many of these drugs used today suppress the problem without addressing it – they interfere with the body’s own natural healing process, the NHS is now starting to realise the benefit of the ancient wisdom of techniques and treatments.

Many of these alternative medicines cannot be patented and so the pharmaceutical companies cannot make money from them, so do not want the mass public to be aware of these true medicines. The pharmaceuticals have a strong hold over the medical profession – where they spend a lot of money on perks and incentives to push their drugs onto the public via doctors and the medical profession. This really is a massive conflict of interest.

www.bbc.co.uk had a huge database of information on vitamins, minerals, herbs, complimentary therapies and medicines which they took down and threw away the archives, denying access to well researched and thoroughly documented information. People are not supported in knowing what’s good for them and so they only have pharmaceutical drugs to rely upon. Dr Stephen Hopwood is now part of the BBC5.TV and it is here that you can find this huge database as they have gained access to it, BBC5.TV also offers an alternative to BBC as they are not providing the public with sufficient information or the correct information.

SWINE FLU

Up to 1/2 of all doctors will refuse the swine flu vaccine and 1/3 up to 1/2 of all nurses will do the same as they believe the vaccine has not been fully tested and could potentially be dangerous. The testing of the swine flu vaccine has had clearance but has not been tested with adulants, (certain additional chemicals added to the vaccine), the trials they have been conducting are without these adulant substances like squalene which is known to be linked to gulf war syndrome – causing great reactions in the immune system, creating fibromyalgia, ME and post viral fatigue – directly linked to the use of squalene in the vaccine and there maybe 1000 times more squalene in the swine flu vaccine as was present in the gulf war syndrome vaccines, this is one of the adulants not current in the research they are doing. There will also be formaldehyde, mercury and a whole host of other adulants – which are severely detrimental to the immune system.  ( So a vaccine is being brought to the market by the pharmaceutical industry – yet the full vaccine is not being tested in the one being released.)  This is not the half of it, this virus may well be man-made, it is not possible in nature for; bird flu, swine flu and human flu to intermingle into some super virus without intervention. The virus has gone from different parts of the world and affects different species and the only way you can get them to interact  in that way is a bio-tech lab. The virus originated from Mexico and there are a lot of pharmaceutical companies based there: Baxter, Novartis and other German companies. Baxter has a major part to play in the military development of viruses and vaccines as bio-warfare, already this is well established and the research has been done and they are more than technically capable of producing these things as bio-warfare mechanisms.  It is a clean way of fighting your enemy leaving infastructure intact, protecting the economy and it is unattributable as a virus could break out anywhere.

It is possible that when the vaccine is administered it is most likely that it contains these live viruses and that a new virus will be created which will trigger a pandemic, people need to know that the vaccine is potentially very, very dangerous and it is imperative people do not take the vaccine. (Dr Hopwood later states that he is not telling you not to take the vaccine but to go and research all the information on the internet and not just believe what you are being told, but that once you have taken the time you will more than likely come to the conclusion that this is not a vaccine to take.) Do your homework, look at websites and you can substantiate what as many doctors and nurses are, that this thing is untested and potentially extremely toxic and best not taken.

This vaccine will give the World Health Organisation martial law and military control over the people of Europe and the United States. In the UK we have the Civil Contingencies Act bought in in 2004 which was put in place – stipulating that in the event of a disease outbreak martial law be enacted, preventing people from traveling, gathering and even perhaps broadcasting information about these subjects. There are multi-level agendas going on here and also to give the World Health Organisation – the pandemic level 6, martial law control. In Massachusetts in America they have passed a martial law to say that the swine flu vaccine is going to be mandatory and a $1000 dollar a day fine and or incarceration will be imposed on those that refuse. There was an article in the Daily Star concerning Ireland and this new law, all countries who are under the World Health Organisation want to get pandemic level 6 authorization and we will all be under the same law. They are forcing vaccinations on people.

There are ways around this mandatory act by statutory legislation, this is a legislative rule of society bought in by the governments, we have only to comply with it if we give our consent – so you can say NO, because you are not obliged to comply with statutory legislation. More complicated routes are, looking at The Uniform Commercial Code’, in a way you can set up a statement which gives you authority of your corporate entity, (you are in fact separate from your straw man and your straw man is your ‘Scotti dog’ on the monopoly board- it represents your other ‘you’ in commerce, for more info on this go to www.tpuc.org or www.acriticalstate.com as this can be complicated and you need to understand it all to take full advantage of the benefits it can bring you and also applies to dealing with attending court and getting out of fines and tickets, definitely worth reading upon in case anything happens.)

There are alternatives and vaccines are not the answer. Increase your immune system by upping the intake of iodine. Japanese take 50 times more iodine via seaweed than the west. Japanese health statistics show that they have half the instances of breast cancer, half the infant mortality rates, half the instances of heart disease and half the thyroid disease we have in the west. Iodine is the fuel of the thyroid, the thyroid is the engine of the immune system – increases the circulation, metabolism and boosts your immunity. If you give the thyroid its essential fuel in the right dosage then the thyroid acts as a blood filter. Every 17 minutes the whole blood of the body passes through the thyroid and will pass through the high concentration of iodine which will kill off viruses, pathogens and will protect you from infection. You can do this in the form of Lugol solution, 1 or 2 drops of lugol a day will bring your consumption of iodine up to the average daily Japanese equivalent and give your thyroid some fuel to run its system and protect your immune system from viral infection. Lugol is available over the counter at chemists and health food shops and on the web.  Please Note: If you have a pre-existing  thyroid condition, or you are taking thyroxine or if you have a hyperthyroid condition or are very dehydrated or are on other drugs please seek medical supervision or see your GP before taking extra iodine.

A combination of taking minerals that support the immune system like iodine, magnesium and a full spectrum of sea salt – plus limiting wheat, dairy and sugar you can strengthen the immune system considerably. Magnesium de-calcifies the body, the pharmaceuticals and western medicine tells everybody how they should take more calcium in their diet and this is true but we also need magnesium. We have insufficient levels of magnesium, you get soft tissue calcium deposition, hardening the arteries and arthritis around the joints – so if you increase your levels of magnesium it takes the calcium out of the soft tissue deposition, brings the calcium back into solution and puts the calcium back into the bone so it strengthens your bones and your bone marrow. Your bone marrow is a very important source of white cell blood production, the bone marrow is an important part of the immune system. In the western diet we have a high level of lactose intake, too much calcium – without magnesium it is not good because you get soft tissue deposition which creates a lot of diseases and is not good for the immune system.

Full Spectrum Sea Salt is good to take,we are told that too much salt in our diet is bad for us but what is really bad is the processed  table salt, they take out 2% of what they call pollutants which are actually essential broad spectrum minerals and replace the minerals with an anti-caking agent and is often a cyanide derivative called hexacyano thorax 2 that they put in the table salt to stop it caking but turns into a very powerful toxin. It is important for our physiological function to have a broad spectrum mineral based input in order to allow our immune system to function.

So along with Iodine, Magnesium and Full Spectrum Sea Salt, Vitamin D is also essential, when there are lower levels of sunlight particularly in autumn/winter hence colds and flu we need to boost our Vitamin D levels make sure you are getting double the daily allowance. Vitamin A, D and E are fat soluble and you can overdose on these but if you take sufficient amounts you can protect yourself.

One more thing on December 31st 2009 Codex Alimentarius is being implemented.  After this date there will be limitations on vitamins and minerals. There is an incremental agenda here, dosages are going to be much lower on vitamins and minerals and if you are not careful they may be mixed with other chemicals like aspartame and saccharin and all other sorts of undesirable extras put in by the pharmaceutical industry. You can go to some very good websites to get good vitamins and minerals, Nutragold and Nutralink are good sources.

For more info on Dr Stephen Hopwood and the BBC5 tv and also the BBC archived info that was taken down from their site is now available on BBC5 –  go to www.BBC5.TV

For more info on A Critical State see channel 200 on Sky usually Saturday or Sunday night viewing or check out their website at www.acriticalstate.com Also if you have a story to tell regarding what you believe is a matter that needs to be heard, get in touch with them.

For more info on Codex Alimetarius check out Ian Crane’s investigations on this, type in his name along with codex alimentarius on www.youtube.com  or just google him, or google the name Codex Alimetarius to find out what is going on.

Websites to look at are www.anhcampaign.org   and www.theflucase.com

To sign the petition on the downing street web site http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/Vitamins/    ( this petition is now closed) or contact your local MP

WHAT HAS BEEN PUT OUT THERE ON SWINE FLU IS ONLY A PORTION OF THE TRUTH  – GO AND FIND YOURS.

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We Are Eating Creation – By Dr. Glen Barry, Ecological Internet

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

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We would like to first say that we agree with Glen on most points but we cannot condone the use of violence to harm another person or animal. This for us is not the way forward but we want to be democratic in putting peoples views across and so we have not edited the following piece.  We believe that we the people have the power and without our labour there is no controlling power and without our money and our willingness to work for money there is no power to the people that think they control this world. We all need to make choices every day and those choices have consequences for the world around us and the world at large. We can continue to waste energy, waste water, have a throw away culture or we can start to invent, to be creative and push the boundaries beyond what we used to believe was possible, to build great things that last and have no impact on a child working in India or China or rivers polluted with cancer causing chemicals used for drinking water. We must work together both in our community and around the world. We all have gifts to help each other and we all have a conscience so lets use it. Peace to us all. Denise Tansley and Mark Naughton.

By Dr. Glen Barry, Ecological Internet
Earth Meanders come from Earth’s Newsdesk, http://www.ecoearth.info/newsdesk/
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A disease is ravaging Earth as ever more people, consume ever more, destroying natural ecosystems that are our shared habitat. In a few short centuries the violent, expansionist and deeply ecologically unsustainable Western mindset has become virtually universally accepted. The meaning of life is more, ever more of everything, at the expense of a finite biosphere. The emptiness of such a vacuous worldview is revealed through changing climate, devastating human inequities and an irredeemably corrupt economic system.

More than just a climate crisis, humanity is facing profound over-population and injustice that are spurring dozens of inter-related ecological and social crises. Billions suffer as their basic human needs go unmet, while billions more gorge themselves. Forests, prairies, streams, rivers, estuaries, wetlands, lakes, soil, oceans, air and all the rest are all life’s flesh and blood. Humanity, Earth and kindred species have entered the late stage condition of ecological overshoot — whereby our cumulative demands upon ecosystems exceeds their life-giving capacity and causes them to collapse.

We are eating creation. Hardly anyone is thinking or acting at the necessary scale to avert global ecological Armageddon.  Market based solutions are pervasive with corruption and inequity. Nothing we do is going to maintain an affluent life, as it is now for some. Widespread economic decline will certainly accompany abrupt climate change and global ecosystem collapse; indeed, it has begun. If existing political systems are unable to deal with the inevitable collapse of the growth machine, at the same time as pursuing rigorous environmental policy-making, then new political structures will be necessary.

A stewardship revolution that maintains life of some worthy, habitable sort is possible. Surely in a free country whose liberty came from such means, we can talk about revolutionary violence, as Thomas Jefferson said would continue to be necessary. “The blood of tyrants and patriots must flow to renew the soil.” What could be more glorious than fighting, and perhaps dying, for the Earth, and maybe even succeeding in saving her (and us)?

It is time for a credible revolutionary threat to protect the biosphere. What is needed is a  steady ratcheting up of pressure – protests, sit-ins, sabotage, assassinations — giving opponents every opportunity to respond to reasoned arguments – and culminating in guerrilla warfare and whatever else is necessary to save the Earth. If a few thousand insurrectionists can tie up the American military in Iraq, think what dedicated, highly decentralized and autonomous groups of tens of thousands of Earth insurgents could do to bring down industrial capitalism and the Earth eating growth machine.

People power protest culminating in an Earth Revolution needs to be done urgently yet thoughtfully. Not speaking of mob rule or rioting — that is what is coming from the status quo. We are speaking of highly disciplined, targeted protests including the possible use of violence to bring down the equipment and individuals responsible for destroying global ecosystems, and herald in a new ecologically sustainable, just and equitable way of living with the land, water and sky. Living must become a matter of what you can give to ecosystems, and others with whom you share being, rather than only being concerned with what you can take.

Economic growth cannot continue forever if greenhouse gases are to be curbed, and the myriad of other eco-crises solved. Efforts to cap and trade, certify, sustainably manage and otherwise reform our way out of the situation are orders of magnitude inadequate and failing. Free markets appear to inherently be unable to price carbon and other externalities. It is becoming increasingly unlikely (if not impossible) that current political and business growth systems can reform in time to maintain the ecosystems necessary for life.

The looming death of Gaia and most or all being is no one’s fault, or rather, it is all our faults. As many species have done previously, we have collectively overgrazed our habitat. We simply must immediately allow traditional ecological disturbance, regeneration and succession patterns to again operate. The industrial growth machine must be powered off and we must herald in an era of ecological stewardship and restoration. Even while we organize and pursue revolutionary action; each of us must plant, tend and restore our Earth’s natural ecosystems and permaculture gardens, and help others to do so.

Only dramatic and immediate revolutionary action to destroy the growth machine offers any hope of maintaining a livable Earth. We must commit to stopping burning and cutting — antiquated means to make a living — indeed killing those that refuse to stop. Rich people are setting themselves up to be fine in geo-engineered comfort while sacrificing the poor who no longer have free ecosystem services to sustain them. There can be no engineering of a biosphere; indeed, thinking we can has brought us to this moment. We must return to nature.

We must hold onto our humanity as we collapse and renew ourselves. Earth Revolution is as much about helping those that want to reconnect to Earth as it is sabotaging equipment and killing people directly responsible for ecocide. This means sharing food and water, shelter and clothing. But bring those responsible for ecocide to justice, utterly destroying them, their institutions and their equipment. The must be no indiscriminate terror, but if our warnings go unheeded, targeted violence against known ecological criminals is justified and warranted.

Given the momentum of nearly seven billion seeking to be super-consumers , do not see any other way to stop the forces of destruction other than a revolution. There is absolutely no way current energy and other resource use– much less expected growth in population and per capital consumption — can be produced either from agrofuels or more drilling. Humans have hit the biogeochemical limits of a finite planet, and each of us must seek what is enough, rather than always more.

It is well past time to be men and women of fortitude, set aside our computers and amusements, and commit our minds and bodies to stopping the destruction of being.  We must demand more courage and less corruption from ourselves and our leaders. The Arctic has already been changed forever. Soon your neighborhood, ecosystem and bioregion will be too (if you really look, almost certainly it is already). Please, as I do, take the end of human being through needless habitat destruction personally.

Part of the solution is allowing people to get back to Earth on their own plot of land. How we live in the future will be by necessity less urban. We will be called upon to make do with what is in our bioregion.
Let me make some further suggestions to you. Acquire land and seeds. Make or restore an Earth friendly shelter and plant trees and permaculture forest gardens. Prepare to live in your changing bioregion. Go back to the land. Ecologically farm and restore as you connect with like minded Earth revolutionaries to clandestinely carry out escalating protest, sabotage and guerrilla war.

I urge you to really think about what is necessary — both personally and in terms of social change — to sustain being, and committing to it. Token managerial reforms of the antiquated ecologically damaging activities of burning and cutting are not enough. Technology is not going to save us. Market campaigns using glamorous celebrities are not enough. Petitioning our leaders is not going to save us. Personal efforts will only get you and Gaia so far. Only escalating protest action targeting the destroyers, their equipment and their Earth eating worldview can still avert biosphere disintegration.

Set aside your best efforts at ecological denial, acknowledge the task before us, and join with others in becoming a reluctant revolutionary. An Earth insurgency could topple the growth machine in a day, though it may take years. The sooner the better, as more ecological remnants will exist to serve as the basis of ecological restoration.  Even as we pursue revolutionary strategies and tactics to maintain a habitable Earth, commit to remaining free and humane.  The answer is neither tyranny of the left nor right.  Above all else we must achieve global ecological sustainability through just and equitable means.

Protest and restore natural ecosystems including old forests right now. Work with others to destroy coal, tar sands, fishing trawlers, oil palm, industrial agriculture, pipelines and ancient forest loggers. Start today. Now continued human existence depends upon your courage, ecological wisdom and taking direct lethal action in defense of our shared ecological heritage. Each of us and together will transition to a state of ecological grace, quickly, and through action against the Earth destroyers, or we will all die a horrific and barbaric death together as being ends.

If we choose to fight for Earth there is hope, otherwise there is none. Share the anguish of not knowing if revolutionary violence is the answer or not. But it has to be considered comprehensively, thoroughly and quickly. Prove me wrong and demonstrate how to ecologically sufficiently address converging eco-crises in a couple years time within current economic and political systems. Yet revolution is almost certainly the only possible way to sustain and restore healthy ecosystems as the basis of human civilization and all life. Be strong, slay the growth machine, for Gaia.

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This is an excerpt from Dr. Glen Barry’s forthcoming new book entitled “New Earth Rising”. Sadly, this will not be finished by Copenhagen, though we intend to publish the introduction soon as we begin serializing it at http://www.newearthrising.org/. We eagerly seek a publisher and financial backers to finish the book which is nearing completion.