Mercury showed stealthy Scorpiocity, as it retrograded into this secretive sign amid the brouhaha of the eclipse. Mercury is retrograde in Scorpio as of 2:42 am (est) Wednesday. What mercurial territory might this take us into?
- The darkest and most plutonian relationships, where we wrestle with our own demons and psychic vulnerabilities. The reward of facing what or who has a hold on us is self-possession.
- Coming out of denial about encroaching restrictive authority (tyranny) in its different guises.
- Facing experiences of trauma, energetic-sexual violation or degradation that seem to poison us, and require us to build strength to overcome.
- Realizing dark truths without being destroyed by them, though you might walk through a time of severe disillusionment.
Scorpio is a sign of seeing through the surface show and connecting dots. There's a noticeable drop in people watching prime time news and programming, because it's become unreal to most people. And Vigilant Citizen reports that "a recent article published on CNN entitled Still 'paranoid' after all these years does a great job at equating all those who use critical thinking before guzzling down the toxic drink that is mass media with all kinds of crazy."
Why is it that what really matters is not being discussed, and dots are not being connected? News especially presents a chaotic narrative of random events -- presented with flash and in a gripping way, but without the deeper intuitive knowing of signs like Scorpio. The deeper knowing is about seeing what's hidden -- power and control agendas, hierarchies of abuse, displaced blame and even outright deception (false flags and faked news). People are fed up, and that's a good thing to my mind. It's given rise to the independent researcher, who follows a gut knowing that there's more to the story.
I've just finished listening to David Icke at Wembley Arena in London this past October 27th. From the site: "The revolution will not be televised, so it's essential we reach as many people. What he suggests is to "have an awakening party all day long - and celebrate life and the lifting of the veil." David Icke is one of the few out there willing to talk about root causes, rather than symptoms of what's put humanity in a critical crisis. He's not afraid to expose what's taboo (like child sexual abuse) and to map out the global structures of real power. A quote from Henry David Thoreau comes to mind: "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root."
In other Mercury Scorpio (in retrograde) news, I saw this article on freeing your mind, from the trance and entrainment of media, particularly television. It's an expose of subliminals and the top five topics put into them -- sex, drug, food, fear and violence. And I thought this was interesting: "Subliminal messages are one of them but they are starting to phase out. They are being replaced by high-definition TVs and certain high-tech gadgets that have the ability to send certain frequency and energy patterns or codes that can influence your thought patterns. These controlling techniques are all designed to hypnotize your mind to a certain degree so they can influence how you think."
And while I can't claim to understand this, I am intrigued by what research that shows DNA is influenced by words and frequencies. I'm making the connection here, as we go deeper into a retrograde, of looking at energetic influences. Scorpio is a sign of unseen pulls, being mesmerized, hypnotized, entranced. Just look at how people are with their gadgets, unable to resist the pull. How does this make us vulnerable to shaping forces working overtime to draw our attention? Somehow I feel we're just privy this far to the tip of the iceberg, and that becoming aware (as a species), is the path to breaking free. This is the kind of thing I think about, in my own quest to living closer to natural (earth) frequencies. Thoughts?Photodisc/Getty Images