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Mercury Retrograde in Disasters

March 31st, 2018 · No Comments · Astrology, Science

  Mercury Retrograde in Disasters A commonly-accepted notion in Western astrology is that when Mercury goes retrograde, as happens three times a year for roughly three weeks at a time, things go terribly wrong for people. But if that’s really true, shouldn’t it be reflected in events when hundreds – perhaps thousands, or even hundreds […]

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The cliché of Mercury retrograde thinking

October 11th, 2014 · Comments Off on The cliché of Mercury retrograde thinking · Astrology, Humour, Instruction

As an author I try to be mindful of clichés and avoid them like the plague. Clichés include phrases like: think outside the horoscope, kill two Geminis with one stone, take the Taurus by the horns, etc. We’ve seen these word-groups so many times they’ve become stock communications devices, comfortable crutches we can lean on […]

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When Mercury Goes Retro

July 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Astrology, Humour

The scene opens on the downtown office of famous psychotherapist Dr. Chiron. The doctor, in his sixties and sporting the obligatory goatee of his profession, sits behind a desk that bears a statue of Atlas carrying the world on his shoulders. On the walls are pictures of Sigmund Freud, Dane Rudhyar, Carl Jung and Liz […]

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The Writer’s Strike & Mercury Retrograde

January 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Writer’s Strike & Mercury Retrograde · Astrology

What is it with those writers in Hollywood? I thought everybody in California had an astrologer. Or even if they don’t have one, surely they’ve been reading Rob Breszny’s Real Astrology column long enough to know the rules of the game. Everything stops dead in its tracks for retrograde Mercury. Uh-oh, wait a minute, you […]

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