Originally published on Heretical Oracles under the pen name Artemis.
“The lava of the volcano shot up hot from under the sea
One thing leads to another and you made an island of me.” – Fiona Apple, Werewolf
Effective Date: October 5, 2017
Here we are, animals in the cage of society raging to tear out of our stiff structures and blind courtesy. This is Libra season, and through this Venusian sign, we learn to compromise and diplomacy. Libra is our cultural face, “civilization,” he is a way for us all to cooperate together and learn true justice. But Aries, he acts on impulse and instinct. He is the pure power and blood of Mars and has a true lust for life. He is the animal side that we wish to hide away behind civilization, so we lie about him and keep it all hush hush. “Nope, there’s nothing wrong, not here, everything is fine, look over there, a lovely distraction!” Libra, needing to please everyone, sets up Machiavellian traps. But one day, because some scapegoat moves the earth, we all realize the animals that we truly are and must come face to face with our shadow side, and the blabbering of civilization falls deaf to our ears. We are awoken, and we finally snap, because if we cage our truest self away for too long we erupt