Herring, Amy – Reconstructing Pop Astrology: From Branches to Roots

Sun sign snippets and computerized internet reports have dissected astrology into a jumble of key words and stereotypes that can leave us rolling our eyes, yet the accessibility of these methods often make them the doorway through which most people enter the world of astrology. How do we get past the memorization of personality traits into real meaning? This lecture will illustrate how to take common stereotypes and coax the meaning out of them; how to find the core meaning (the roots) instead of the disconnected jumble of behavioral stereotypes (the branches). Understanding the root is the core to astrology as choice within destiny.