Richard Tarnas – The Role of Astrology for a Civilization in Crisis

In a world undergoing such fundamental transformation, what role can be played by astrology, at once the gold standard of superstition in our culture, yet for the initiated, uniquely capable of illuminating virtually every realm of human experience. How can we hold this paradox? And what might be the historical role of the astrological community itself, carrying principles and perspectives so contrary to the mainstream culture’s assumptions about the nature of the cosmos?