Year: 2023

Varieties of Experience, Astrologically Rendered

These profiles range from the political to literary to rock idols of Joseph’s youth.  Some profiles reflect the issues and concerns of the time in which they were written, others illustrate some admired people, a few about those who are more notorious. (You the reader may decide which is which.)

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Summer 2023

This summer Enid Newberg and I are doing a program on invoking and bring down planets into our daily lives. New book, new website, upgraded technology but only Biological Intelligence Otherwise it’s summertime!...

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Untying the Knots of the 12-Letter Alphabet

The Twelve-Letter Alphabet, sometimes called the twelve “Archetypes,” underlies much of modern Western astrology. In my view, this has led to the distortion of much of astrology’s fundamental symbolism. This lecture, the result of many years of frustration with the conventional presentation of astrology, has as its goal that astrologers question their explicit and implicit use of the Twelve Letter Alphabet. A case can be made for putting this system away forever, and I attempt to make that case here.

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Planets of Personality

Ana Isabel from Life Astrologer interviews Joseph Crane about his new book, Astrology and the Lives of People: Finding Compassion, Character and Heroism in the Horoscope.

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Astrology and the Lives of People

Taken all together the luminaries and five planets express a totality of our common nature and life concerns. By reclaiming and redeveloping the significance of these planetary bodies, astrology can become more relevant to the real issues that people have.

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