Throughout human history men and women have been absorbed in exploring and trying to understand the relationship between each individual and the whole of creation.

This quest can be approached through the gateways of religious mysticism, theoretical physics, astrology, art, astronomy, transpersonal psychology, philosophy, sacred geometry, gaia theory etc.

The aim of the Urania Trust, as set out in its trust deed, is “to further the advancement of education by the teaching of the relationship between main’s knowledge of, beliefs about, the heavens and every aspect of his art science philosophy and religion.”

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Astrological Terms Hiding Everywhere in Plain Sight

The English Language has many words whose etymology is derived from astrology. Is it lunacy to consider that the flu disaster chronology has anything to do with astrology – even on a Sunday? In case you missed them, the above sentence contains six astrology-derived words in addition to the word astrology itself. Astrology itself can be considered a language of sorts. And just as languages borrow words back and forth, many languages borrow astrology terms and concepts.

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Platonic Philosophy, Part 4: Ethics

We now turn to a survey of what one might call ethics in its widest sense: Of course the direction of Plato's ethical system is based on his view of the nature of the human self and its destiny: if we are, as he thinks, immortal and intellectual creatures unfolding our potential in the world of time, then the pursuit of material wealth and temporal security is of little value...

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Dennis Elwell (1930-2014)

Dennis Elwell was a towering figure in terms of late twentieth century astrology. His legacy includes his book Cosmic Loom first published in 1987 (revised, updated and republished four times including by the Urania Trust in 1999). It is a seminal work and has much to say about how astrology works, how it can be used and how it can't be used. It's both broad and deep in its scope; encompassing titbits of knowledge from a wide variety of sources, some from the realms of science and philosophy.

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