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A more appropriate time could not exist for a study of the chart of humanitarian leader Dr Martin Luther King II. Although the conservative American media typed him during his life as a man who represented only the 'special interests' of people of his own race, nothing could be further from the realities, as witnessed in his autobiography and in reviewing the awesomely inspiring speeches he presented, some of which I will quote from below. Dr King was an Afro-American minister and civil rights leader who studied and taught some of the social and spiritual beliefs of the great Mahatma Gandhi. Dr King was not a racial isolationist, but saw all people as brothers and sisters, and made extended efforts to make American society an integrated multi-racial society rather than a compartmentalized collection of ethnically isolated and segregated communities. While Dr King was a Christian, he did not advocate the superiority of his religion or any other religion. He saw the struggle of Mahatma Gandhi to break down the antiquated Hindu Caste system as similar to his fight for equal rights for poor and disfranchised Americans for education and economic opportunity... the issue was the tyranny of a child's being typed at birth due to artificial social class determiners (whether racial, ideological, ethnic, or parents' economic class) rather than the ability of the individual to develop and contribute to society in a constructive way.... one of the most critical transitions from antiquated feudal social systems to a modern democratic society. Were Dr King alive today, he would still see that much continues to be done in this area both in America and other countries.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr was born 1929.Jan.15 at 11h29am CST6hW in Atlanta USA-Georgia, per astrologer Mary Frances Wood. We will also seek to validate or rectify this time via Uranian methods and life events.
Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968, when I was only 12 years old. Impressionable as a child, I believed what I heard in the media, parroted by adults. The lies of the de-facto conservative media sealed my impression of Dr King until I first saw quotes from Dr King's speeches engraved on panels beneath the King memorial waterfalls at Moscone Center park in San Francisco, and my awareness shifted radically. The profundity of these quotes had me in such awe that I was compelled to return on my lunch break the next day with pen and paper and record them. They indicate to me that Dr King was not a just a parochial fanatic, but in reality another universal Man Ahead of His Time (like Alfred Witte, Nikola Tesla, and like the Woman Ahead of Her Time Indira Gandhi)... all these people lived during the 20th Century but were of the spirit of the Higher Essence of the 21st Century. Were they, in a sense, prophets? The quotes also verified that rather than being just a racial-minority religious zealot, as popular media painted him to be, Dr Mr Luther King was a Great Spirit of a high level of universal consciousness who spoke profound truths that applied to all people of all races, not only in the 1960s but still today, perhaps even moreso. The US Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, in which Dr King was a leader, was not composed exclusively of Black Afro-Americans, or of Native Americans, but of people of all races and ethnic backgrounds who were spiritually appalled at the compartmentalization of American society according to race and socio-economic class (which were often synonymous in some regions)… America's own version of Apartheid. In the years following Dr King's assassination, the conservative media encouraged further racial and ethnic compartmentalization rather than unity, pushing for ethnic "pride" to divide and alienate society into ethnic groupings, rather than respect, compassion, and subsequent unity. Today, Americans are told that our society is no longer a cultural `melting pot', but a cultural `tossed salad'. Why? Often ethnically-segregated and antiquated fundamentalist ideologies focused on past times rather than current realities are triggering our infrastructures to founder and crumble. The USA, once a model of justice and equality, is becoming one of the more economically gentrified and socio-economically unequal countries on the planet Earth due to recent political regression, decay, and plutocracy. Many Americans are demoralized by all this, as we have seen the high ideals and principles of our constitution warped and destroyed by power-addicts out of control. What can be done to revive hope for the future?
Dr King's words still echo loudly while reading each sentence, as though he truly was a messenger of a Higher Spiritual Power telling us about times to come. Rather than rattle incessantly about nightmares of an inevitable Armageddon, as many of his religious colleagues do today, he presented solutions to the problems and hope for the future, prompting personal empowerment and optimism rather than fearful resignation to a 'predetermined fate'.
Following are some of his universal and futuristic quotes:
How does this relate to today even more than it did to circa 1965?
This timeless statement can be applied to everyday life. It caused me to question my life path deeply, asking myself how it applies to the way I live my life every day.
-- perhaps more pertinent to the 21st century than to the 1960s... the global corporate media is displacing social consciousness with mindless and primal shopping-mall consumerism, just as Nazism and Fascism have encouraged mass murder and ethnocentric arrogance to justify greed and exploitation of people and material resources. At worst, today, impoverished children are allowed to die because their parents have no money for corporate health `care'. `Sweat-shops' reminiscent of the `concentration camps' of the 1940s still exist, owned by am extravagantly wealthy economic class parroting empty religious dogma but whose actions in fact seem devoid of soul-consciousness or compassion, using politico-religious power to exploit millions of the Earth's inhabitants and natural resources. Children from poor families go with inadequate education as public funds are yanked from public schools and instead privatized schools under corporate control are presented to children whose parents can afford them, the poor children robbed of opportunities for a decent life, while others live in senseless extravagance.
Dr Martin Luther King perhaps saw the levity of these issues in the making... and his words ring in many ways more true now than they did when he first spoke them. And he provides us with ideas for solutions.
As we look at his chart, let's see how Dr King's planetary configurations correlated with his convictions and life events.
Before ascertaining Dr King's birthtime via rectification, let's look at the pictures formed by his Sun, by clicking on the Sun on his chart and viewing the symmetry of the pictures…. Or by using the Uranian Data table to note his Sun's 22.5 position at 02.37, and then looking for midpoints and planets within 1 degree of 02.37 in the Uranian Midpoints table. Here, I have selected those midpoint interpretations from the Brummund Rulebook that jumped out at me as seeming to be most pertinent:
Synthesis: King had great metaphysical insight and was knowledgeable of obscurities. He was at times reclusive, and was worsted by misunderstanding and disadvantages relating to his opinions, and dealt with issues of cultural jeaopardy, and likely found enlightenment through retrospection.
Synthesis: King was attracted to mature persons, strongly attached to his family, with whom he shared deep unity despite many separations. He encountered many family problems, social restraints, and social problems, remaining steadfast and persistent.
Synthesis: King was highly intuitive and empathic (even mediumistic, which we may see in his Mandala if the 11h29 birth time is correct). At times he and his wife likely felt disillusionment as they were separated, or due to ambiguities in his relations to the public, yet he remained imaginative and future-oriented. Photos of him with his wife vividly show expressions of the empathic communion he shared with her.
Synthesis: King stimulated others spiritually and intellectually with his enlightened and progressive spirit, contributing to surprises out among the public, and sometimes reactions of tension in response to the facts and truth he presented.
Synthesis: King was progressive and dynamic, and lived through many surprising days and turbulent times of public unrest, yet responded quickly with an eye to future reforms. He lived through times of public unrest.
These are only some of the midpoint pictures formed with King's Sun. Further study of the pictures on his MC will reveal more about his inner nature, as will a study of his Mandala.
Martin Luther King was clearly no ordinary man, yet his compassion for the happiness and well-being of ordinary people was outstanding, as was his courage, revealed by looking at his Mars axis, as well as his Mandala… (to come, in another 21st Century Uranian Astrology lesson).
Dr King's courage and dynamism, and the power of his conviction led to worldwide recognition, including the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
The man's light (AR=PO =AP =MC/SU) shone so brightly that forces of darkness threatened by it came to extinguish him in 1968.
Shortly after his death, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi presented to his wife, Coretta Scott King, the highly esteemed Nehru Award for his high-impact social actions. Following is the speech delivered by Ms Gandhi shortly after the time Dr King was assassinated.
Martin Luther King II rectification:
Let's start by entering Dr King's birth data: 1929Jan15 in Atlanta USA-Georgia at 11h29am CST6hW (rectified from 11h30am, per astrologer Mary Frances Wood.)
First I looked for directions at the time of King's assassination… MA.SA =Death. After displaying Dr King's chart on the screen, I typed in 2004.04.04 for the Level2 (former 'Study Chart') data, selected Solar Arc chart, right-clicked on the directed Mars position in the outer circle, and selected the MA/SA midpoint from the list. d(MA/SA) =radix AS (within 01' of arc)… could indicate that the 11h29 birth time is already correct.
1944Sep20 - began college studies SA.AP or SA.PO =education (AP=experience, PO=theory) dAP =AS/SA, exact if AS=33.50circa d(SA/AP) =SU d(SA/PO) =MC/AD, exact if MC=19.55circa
1948Feb25 - ordination as religious minister KR.PO =Authority on ideological, spiritual, or intellectual matters d(KR/PO) =MC/CU, exact if MC=20.50circa, confirming 11h29 birth. MC.CU =My community or organization and dPO =AS/HA, exact if AS=33.25circa, again confirming 11h29 birth. "To light up darkness around others"
1955Jun05 - awarded Doctorate of Theology degree d(KR/PO) =MC/SU, exact if MC=21.00circa
1956Jan30 - home bombed dUR =SU/ZE; d(UR/AD) =AS, exact if AS=33.13, 11' from 11h29 AS.
1964Dec10 - Nobel Peace Prize d(KR/AP) =MC, exact if MC 43.29, 08' from 11h29 MC.
--- The 11h29 birth time rectified by Mary Frances Wood is again confirmed, using Uranian rectification methods as taught by Ruth Brummund.
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