Feng Shui yesterday, horoscope today. This blog has something for every crackpot...
All of those that were born this month have been waiting patiently (or not) to learn about those aspects of his or her character that expensive analysts, coaches, and self-help books have not revealed. Here, you get it for free.
Seasoned veterans can skip the next paragraph and hurry down to the substantive portion.
For new readers, with enough time to waste on this tosh, I will repeat for the umpteenth time the standard explanation of this post. Anyone disinterested or in a hurry can push on to the main course easily found below.
Despite of my disdain for horoscopes, I do recognize the creative talent needed to write such nonsense. Several years ago, I received a copy of the definitive horoscope. I think this was written by some clever New York advertising copywriter or team of writers. It is definitely irreverent and ironical, but does contain a glimmer of truth (whatever that is). Each should be able to recognize one or the other personal trait or something irritating in someone you know. Horoscopes and alchemy are similar: each "science" tries to produce something of value from nothing. Alchemy has been debunked, but horoscopes continue to thrive. A clever use of words can manipulate hopes and emotions of certain gullible people. (Where have we heard that before? It seems to be a common thread in thoughts about human beings.) Like robots, all humans are programmed to act in certain ways...which clever horoscope creators have picked up on.
Seasoned veterans and impatient complex sufferers should have skipped the previous paragraph and are now ready for the main course...
You are shrewd in business and cannot be trusted. You shall achieve the pinnacle of success, because of your total lack of ethics. You are perfect son-of-a-bitch. Most Scorpios are murdered.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.