On January 24, 2024

Cosmic Catalogue: What if?

Well, it happened. Pluto entered Aquarius over the weekend. Apart from tying up a few loose ends in Capricorn later this year, Pluto — the Great Revealer, will spend the next 20 years reshaping our collective and personal lives.

If you’ve found yourself recently deeply questioning the shifting sands of time, then you’re likely on track. If you’re walking through life with your blinkers on and not thinking at all, then brace yourself!

Historically, Pluto in Aquarius tends to pose the question: what if? Thoughts and ideas that shape societies, politics and people get put under the cosmic microscope. Pluto behaves with increased intensity, rigidity and forcefulness when it tours fixed signs. While in Aquarius, an air sign, obstinate adherence to ideas and concepts that lack much basis in reality, soon morph into dangerous ideology.

So while I loathe to tell you what or how to think or what opinion you should hold, I do dare you to question. An independent mind is powerfully creative and interesting. A mind that finds comfort in the crowd is blinded by propaganda. As Pluto in Aquarius finally takes a hold, the greatest challenge will be not to get caught up in the ideas of tyrants.

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