Forrest, Steven – Choice-Centered AstroMapping

Should I move to New York City? Many approaches have emerged over the past decades for answering that kind of question astrologically. The most popular is Astro*Carto*Graphy, but Local Space techniques are also powerful, along with the simple re-located birthchart. Even though these are effective strategies, there is a real tendency toward fatalism and simplistic thinking in the literature and practice. “Never move to a Pluto line!” “To find your true love, go to the intersection of a Venus line and a Jupiter line.” How can we integrate freedom, choice, and imagination into these techniques? And how can we include a sober appraisal of human folly? Let’s be truly practical in our work with Astromapping by including consciousness and individuality in the equations