Will BREXIT happen as proposed by Theresa May and her government?
- Probably not and after much subterfuge and confusion, it’s likely to be a ‘hard’ (difficult and isolationist) BREXIT.
- This is likely to be the result of a court decision(s) and severely at odds with popular opinion.
Mundane astrologers often construct ingress charts for each of the four annual quarters in order to assess where a nation-state is headed for that quarter. This chart is drawn the Sun’s ingress into Capricorn on 21 December 2018 and should take us through until March 2019 when the Sun moves into Aries.
One of the major concerns facing the UK during this upcoming period is BREXIT. How is this likely to fare?
What the chart tells us:
- Uranus (at 28 Aries 43) is at the ‘bending’ of the nodal axis (28 Capricorn/Cancer). Typically, planets in such a position function as a ‘point of release’ in the sense that things manifest in the outer world. In mundane astrology, Uranus is linked to revolutions, innovation, and break-down of order and here, Uranus is found in the 9th house, which is linked to the legal system. Because this is what’s on course to manifest, it’s entirely possible that a court of law will seriously upset the UK government’s current BREXIT plans in a way that brings collapse to order and stability.
- For how this might work, we might look to Mercury which, because Virgo is rising, is the chart ruler. Mercury symbolises both trade and commerce and the press. In this chart, Mercury is tightly conjunct to Jupiter also dealing with the legal system. Jupiter (the courts) is very strong in Sagittarius, the sign ruled by Jupiter. This Mercury/Jupiter conjunction is placed close (within one degree) to the IC/MC axis (i.e. the prime minster/leader vs. the common people). This reinforces the idea that the courts are stronger than the government during the this period in regards to trade and commerce and whatever is likely to manifest in this arena, will do so as the result of the judicial system.
- Taking this one step further, we find the Moon (in Gemini – a sign ruled by Mercury) high in the sky in the 10th house– where, if Mrs May and her government were on course for success we would expect to find the Sun. In mundane astrology the Moon symbolises the masses – the common people. In any mundane chart, the Moon speaks to the heart of the matter – popular opinion and mass ideology. This suggests the British people are very likely to ‘speak again’ and this time, the message they deliver is likely to be very different from before but will it matter?
- This Moon is linked loosely by square aspect (i.e. manifestation, testing, crisis) to a Mars/Neptune conjunction in the 7th house (Neptune being very powerful in Pisces, the sign in rules and tight with the chart’s angles). The 7th house rules foreign relations and agreements and with Mars/Neptune and here, we can expect subversion and confusion.
- Looking at how the 2018 ingress chart fits in with the chart of when the UK joined the EU back in 1973, we find the ingress Saturn not only conjunct the IC (4thhouse cusp = the common people/the homeland) but also the 1973 Sun (i.e., the EU itself). In mundane astrology, Saturn seeks social order in a disciplinarian, intolerant, and extremist way. Saturn tends to be protectionist and isolationist and builds walls rather than bridges. Put 2018 Saturn together with the 1973 Sun and we’ve got a difficult separation.
- Finally, because the 2018 Moon (the common people) is conjunct the 1973 Saturn, this BREXIT will likely be at odds with the popular opinion of the British people. They may have spoken, but the matter was no longer in their hands. The Moon combined with Saturn is lonely and sad, suggesting separation resulting from the traditions of the ‘father-land’. Keywords for Moon/Saturn include disadvantage, depression, worries, isolation, and estrangement/separation.