Tag Archives: Vietnam

The Astrological Portrait of a Vietnamese Monk

Thich Nhat Hanh (October 11, 1926 – January 22, 2022) We tend to revere our Godmen. Somehow, they seem bigger and better than the rest of us. But they’re only human, after all. And some are even humble, as Thich … Continue reading

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“Regrets? I’ve had a few, but then again…”

Colin Powell (April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021) As an Astrologer, I am always fascinated that other Astrologers do not put two-and-two together to come up with a rectified time for the birth of an individual. Such is the … Continue reading

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Inside Out: Playing Langley at Its Own…

Spy Game (2001) Another Netflix gem, this time starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. The movie is a flashback memory of the recruitment and running of “Boy Scout” from the Vietnam War (1975), to East Germany, and then finally to … Continue reading

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One Match Lit a Regime Change in 1963

The Heart of Thích Quảng Đức When it comes to dying for a cause, this Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk set the standard for others to follow. He set himself on fire to protest the treatment of Buddhists in South Vietnam. … Continue reading

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Free Press: Your Government Lies To You

The Post We went to see this Academy Awards nominee picture last night. Even though, as a student of history, one knows how it turns out (like Apollo 13), one has to admire the storytelling of Steven Spielberg. And the … Continue reading

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