Including the Confederacy

Some people are proud of their Confederate heritage. Personally I don’t see it. Yes, it’s part of our heritage. Yes, those are our ancestors too. But they were traitors. And racists. Racist traitors. It’s a complicated heritage. Mark Sumner (link below) provocatively argues it’s not our heritage; it’s our shame. Ideally, we would want to … Read more

Casting a Medieval Horoscope

In modern astrology, there are so many disconnects with our medieval ancestors. Those differences fascinate me. If the subject interests you, read John Frawley, The Real Astrology (2001). One of my all-time favorites, for the humor as well as the content. So, I’m pleased to see some detail on the subject from Seb Falk. Timely … Read more