… Rob Brezsny’s FreeWill Astrology
“This is a perfect moment to take everything less seriously and less
personally and less literally.”
“Lately, I must admit, our work has seemed almost comically impossible.
Many of us have given in to the temptation to believe that everything is
upside-down and inside-out. Ignorance and inertia, partially camouflaged
as time-honored morality, seem to surround us. Pessimism is enshrined as
a hallmark of worldliness. Compulsive skepticism masquerades as
perceptiveness. Mean-spirited irony is chic. Stories about treachery and
degradation provoke a visceral thrill in millions of people who think of
themselves as reasonable and smart. Beautiful truths are suspect and ugly
truths are readily believed.
Maybe most importantly, we have to be ferociously and single-mindedly
dedicated to the cause of beauty and truth and love even as we keep our
imaginations wild and hungry and free. We have to be both disciplined and