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Astrology: the signs of the zodiac
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|While the planets represent the forces in the universe, the
signs represent the way in which the forces operate. For example, the sun is an
integrating force, which when placed in Aries is energetic and urgent. That is the desire
to integrate is expressed urgently and energetically.
The keywords for the signs are as follows:
The sun, for example, in Aries will express the basic personality (integrate) in an energetic and urgent way. Venus in Aquarius, for example, will express the urge to attract (or be attracted in an indifferent and unconventional way. We all have all the planets and all the signs in our charts, but we express them in different ways.
In its natural state, the signs are arranged on the zodiac as follows:
The first sign is Aries and the other signs are similarly associated with their natural numbers. The planets in the inner circle are the modern "rulers" of the signs.
Aries is the Ram. Its basic idea is "I am."
Taurus is the bull. It's principle is "I have".
Gemini is the twins. It's principle is "I think".
Cancer is the crab. It's principle is "I feel"
Leo is the lion. It's principle is "I will".
Virgo is the virgin. It's principle is "I analyse".
Libra is the scales. It's principle is "I balance".
Scorpio is the scorpion. It's principle is "I desire".
Saggitarius is the centaur. It's principle is "I aspire".
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Capricorn is the mountain goat. It's principle is "I use".
Aquarius is the water bearer. It's principle is "I know".
Pisces is the fishes. It's principle is "I believe".