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By | March 5, 2015 at 1:40 am | No comments

Week of March 5 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): To depict what lay beyond the limits of the known world, medieval mapmakers sometimes drew pictures of dragons and sea serpents. Their images conveyed the sense that these territories were uncharted...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Week of February 26 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Lately your life reminds me of the action film Speed, starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves. In that story, a criminal has rigged a passenger bus to explode if its speed drops below 50 miles...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 18, 2015 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Week of February 19 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): There are many different facets to your intelligence, and each matures at a different rate. So for example, your ability to think symbolically may evolve more slowly than your ability to think...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm | No comments

Week of February 12 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I hope you have someone in your life to whom you can send the following love note, and if you don't, I trust you will locate that someone no later than August 1: "I love you more than anyone loves...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | February 5, 2015 at 3:18 am | No comments

Week of February 5 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In 1979, Monty Python comedian John Cleese helped direct a four-night extravaganza, The Secret Policeman's Ball. It was a benefit to raise money for the human rights organization Amnesty...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 29, 2015 at 12:48 am | No comments

Week of January 29 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Do you have an entourage or posse that helps you work magic you can't conjure up alone? Is there a group of co-conspirators that prods you to be brave and farseeing? If not, try to whip one up. And...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 22, 2015 at 3:20 am | No comments

NOTE TO FACT-CHECKERS regarding the Taurus horoscope: Leonardo da Vinci's birthday is sometimes listed as April 15, 1452. But that date is accurate only according to the Old Style Julian calendar. By the New Style Gregorian calendar, he was born April 23, 1452. Technical...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 15, 2015 at 10:15 am | No comments

Week of January 15 © Copyright 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will never make anything that lasts forever. Nor will I or anyone else. I suppose it's possible that human beings will still be listening to Beethoven's music or watching The Simpsons TV show...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 8, 2015 at 2:43 am | No comments

Week of January 8 © Copyright 2014, 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In his novel *Breakfast of Champions,* Kurt Vonnegut describes a character, Ned Lingamon, who "had a penis eight hundred miles long and two hundred and ten miles in diameter, but practically all...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | January 1, 2015 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Week of January 1 © Copyright 2014, 2015 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Most salamanders reproduce by laying eggs, but the alpine salamander doesn't. Females of that species give birth to live young after long pregnancies that may last three years. What does this...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 23, 2014 at 7:05 pm | No comments

Week of December 25 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "Hell is the suffering of being unable to love," wrote novelist J. D. Salinger. Using that definition, I'm happy to announce that you have a good chance of avoiding hell altogether in 2015. If there...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | No comments

Week of December 18 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "Too much happiness can make you unhappy," reported journalist Marta Zaraska in the Washington Post. Citing research by psychologists, she concluded that being super-extra cheerful can make you...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 11, 2014 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Week of December 11 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Lord Byron (1788-1824) was an English poet who loved animals. In the course of his life, he not only had dogs and cats as pets, but also monkeys, horses, peacocks, geese, a crocodile, a falcon, a...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | December 3, 2014 at 8:55 pm | No comments

Week of December 4 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The National Science Foundation estimates that we each think at least 12,000 thoughts per day. The vast majority of them, however, are reruns of impressions that have passed through our minds many...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 27, 2014 at 10:45 am | No comments

Week of November 27 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): What exactly do you believe in, Aries? What's your philosophy of life? Do you think that most people are basically good and that you can make a meaningful life for yourself if you just work hard and...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 19, 2014 at 6:03 pm | No comments

Week of November 20 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Someone on Reddit.com posed the question, "What have you always been curious to try?" In reply, many people said they wanted to experiment with exotic varieties of sex and drugs they had never...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:50 am | No comments

Week of November 13 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): We all have addictive and obsessive tendencies. They are fundamental to being human. So the challenge is not to eliminate them -- that's not possible -- but rather to harness them. If you hope to...

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By | October 30, 2014 at 2:15 am | No comments

Week of October 30 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): If you live in Gaza, you don't have easy access to Kentucky Fried Chicken. The closest KFC restaurant is 35 miles away in the Egyptian city of El-Arish. But there was a time when you could pay...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 22, 2014 at 6:40 pm | No comments

Week of October 23 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. And yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered that it's also home to a site containing...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm | No comments

Week of October 16 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): New York City's Diamond District is home to over 2,000 businesses that buy and sell jewelry. Throughout the years, many people have lost bits of treasure here. Valuable bits of gold and gems have...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 8, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Week of October 9 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Situation #1: If you meet resistance or doubt, say this: "Ha! This diversion can't slow me down, because I am in possession of an invisible magical sword!" And then brandish a few charismatic swipes...

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By | October 1, 2014 at 4:05 am | No comments

Week of October 2 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): As I hike through the wilderness at dusk, the crickets always seem to be humming in the distance. No matter where I go, their sound is farther off, never right up close to me. How can that be? Do they...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 17, 2014 at 6:50 pm | No comments

Week of September 18 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): These horoscopes I write for you aren't primarily meant to predict the future. They are more about uncovering hidden potentials and desirable possibilities that are stirring below the surface right...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 10, 2014 at 8:05 pm | No comments

Week of September 11 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the 2000 film Cast Away, Tom Hanks plays an American FedEx executive who is stranded alone on a remote Pacific island after he survives a plane crash. A few items from the plane wash up on...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | September 3, 2014 at 5:35 pm | No comments

Week of September 4 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I don't usually do this kind of thing, but I'm going to suggest that you monitor the number six. My hypothesis is that six has been trying to grab your attention, perhaps even in askew or...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 27, 2014 at 7:43 pm | No comments

Week of August 28 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks it will be important for you to bestow blessings and disseminate gifts and dole out helpful feedback. Maybe you already do a pretty good job at all that, but I urge you to go even...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 20, 2014 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Week of August 21 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): An American named Kevin Shelley accomplished a feat worthy of inclusion in the Guinness Book of World Records. While wearing a blue satin martial arts outfit, he smashed 46 wooden toilet seats over...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 13, 2014 at 10:20 am | No comments

Week of August 14 © Copyright 2014  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Researchers in Peru have recently tracked down many previously unknown varieties of wild cacao plants. What that means is that there are exotic kinds of chocolate that you and I have never dreamed...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | August 6, 2014 at 8:50 pm | No comments

Week of August 7 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't just be smart and articulate, Aries. Dare to be wildly wise and prone to unruly observations. Don't merely be kind and well-behaved. Explore the mysteries of healing through benevolent mischief....

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 30, 2014 at 5:50 pm | No comments

Week of July 31 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): If a farmer plants the same crop in the same field year after year, the earth's nutrients get exhausted. For instance, lettuce sucks up a lot of nitrogen. It's better to plant beans or peas in that...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 23, 2014 at 4:10 pm | No comments

Week of July 24 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): A report in the prestigious British medical journal BMJ says that almost one percent of young pregnant women in the U.S. claim to be virgins. They testify that they have conceived a fetus without the...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 16, 2014 at 7:45 pm | No comments

Week of July 17 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I have complete faith in the continued absurdity of whatever's going on," says satirical news commentator Jon Stewart. That's a healthy attitude. To do his work, he needs a never-ending supply of...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 9, 2014 at 7:04 pm | No comments

Week of July 10 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): What are the sources that heal and nourish you? Where do you go to renew yourself? Who are the people and animals that treat you the best and are most likely to boost your energy? I suggest that in the...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | July 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm | No comments

Week of July 3 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Would you like your savings account to grow? Then deposit money into in it on a consistent basis. Would you like to feel good and have a lot of physical energy? Eat healthy food, sleep as much as you...

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | June 25, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Week of June 26 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): According to an astrologer named Astrolocherry (astrolocherry.tumblr.com), Aries is the sign of the freedom fighter, the explorer, the daredevil, and the adventurer. That's all true; I agree with her....

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