There are many pills out there to take. Most should be avoided, yet there are a few we may want to consider taking. I am not a doctor, nor am I going to pretend to be one in this little piece. What I am is someone who going to give you an up-to-date guide on five pills you need to know about, and how we can relate them to planets.
The idea is this: If we desire to be shown the Truth behind all the carefully constructed illusions of this world, we take the RED PILL. If we desire to remain asleep, infinitely scrolling and getting enraged with the current thing, we take the BLUE pill. If we chose the RED, there are two more pills we encounter: the BLACK and the WHITE. If we take the BLACK one, we are doomed by cynicism and everything becomes a lie. If we take the WHITE one, we are able to see silver linings and the small percentage chances for miracles and real change to happen. Only those who took the RED and WHITE can see the value in the ORANGE pill. BLUE and BLACK distort the promise of the ORANGE one. The ORANGE pill relates to decentralization and leads to Bitcoin.
Essentially, the RED pill wakes us up, the BLUE keeps us asleep, the BLACK makes us a nihilist, the WHITE gives us hope, and the ORANGE is a life raft.
Most of us are familiar with BLUE and RED from the Matrix. The others are newer, yet just as important. I think they can also help describe astrologers' approach to interpreting planets. As an example, there are a couple transits happening tomorrow between personal and social planets (March 2nd). They are:
Venus conjunct Jupiter (Aries; 12º) & Mercury conjunct Saturn (Aquarius; 29º). Let's have a look at the WHITE vs BLACK pilled interpretations of the two.
Venus conjunct Jupiter :
*BLACK pilled: An excessive spending of both money we don't have and vital reserves we can't do without, leave us feeling like a debt spiral is imminent.
*WHITE pilled: Despite feeling depleted, grace is never gone. When the two benefics join together in the West, it's worthy of a celebration. Make sure to invite all your friends.
Mercury conjunction Saturn:
*BLACK pilled: The horrible weight of sadness will bring your thoughts to dark and desolate places. Fear just may be the mind-killer.
*WHITE pilled: Finally, a knowing emerges around how to focus our time. Reclaiming old mediation practices and actually sitting is key. A Memory Palace can only be constructed one brick at a time.
And we could go on and on. As students of astrology, it's impossible to not interpret through our subjective filters, yet we can practice becoming more aware of how we are doing it. We can also take a few pills. it's important to remember here to not take the whole bottle. If you take too many RED pills, you end up having Alex Jones posters on your wall, trying to convince your friends the earth is flat. In the same way, if you take too many WHITE ones, everything is made from rainbows and the Devil no longer lurks within us. We start with a pill and take what we need moving forward. Microdosing them is not a bad idea either
So there it is, your pill guide for 2023. Avoid the BLACK if you are afraid of the blues and avoid the BLUE if are afraid of the dark! But you do you. Again, this is not medical advice.
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Love your creative story weaving - really piques the senses to question what we've been dosing ourselves with. So aligned for Hermes to show up with a 'gateway'/'pill' on the journey - neither caring which way we go, but enlivened with the mercurial nature of each path....some roads being a delightful magic-full treat and others being a jester-full road of tricks...but perhaps with a hermetic grin....a cosmic joke in all of it. - ::chuckling sigh:: and a ::fool's shrug::
perfect timing for this, Adam! thanks.