xpanding the influence of technology. Envisioning the future. Technological philosophies. Technology is a religious experience. Visions of the future. Beliefs about the future. Believing in the future. Believing in progress. Wondering what the future will bring. Looking forward. Self-indulgent rebellions. Self-indulgent eccentricity. Self-indulgent weirdness. Exaggerating everything that makes you different. Finding meaning in technology. Finding meaning in progress and advancement. Progress versus meaning. What is the meaning of progress? Does progress cause life to lose meaning? Does technology give more meaning to life, or less? What are the ethics of technology and progress? Philosophies of rebellion.
Experimental education. Overzealous reformers. Religious fringe. Experimenting with your faith. Experimental religions. Sudden glimpses of God (or deity of choice). Direct connection to God. Anti-religious. Atheists. Rebelling against religion and faith. Religious rebellions. Rebelling against accepted moral codes. Finding meaning in the opposite direction of God and faith. Extremely philosophical. Extremely religious. Religion versus technology. Big and shiny.
It is hardly surprising that the combination is common amongst atheists and agnostics; people who want to be free of religion.
— Sue Tompkins, Aspects in Astrology
Luck through pursuing technological advances. Luck through taking the less traveled route. Luck through going your own way. Luck through breaking from tradition. Lack of sentimentality for the past. Intelligence and depth. Willing to take big, unpredictable risks. Total detachment from convention. An enormous need for freedom from restriction. Luck through wresting yourself from the past. Sudden luck. Lucky breaks. Breaking free. Getting your big break. Open to the unexpected. Open to trying something different. Having confidence in your uniqueness. Having confidence that you are special. Being conceited about the ways that you are different. Getting to the truth. Deep interest in finding out what the truth is. Deep interest in the occult. Hugely unpredictable. Frantic. Restless. Truly crazy. Bouncing off the walls. Out of control. Swinging to extremes. Expanded feelings of not fitting in. Nerds. Geeks. Social outsiders. The fringe.
Ahead of your time. Unconventional travelers. Traveling the internet. Foreign technology. The culture of technology. Technology culture. Future tech. Future vision. Cultural rebellion. Reformatting. Against dogmatism. Against univision. Culture shift. Culture turns on its head. Cultural upset. New culture. Counter-culture. Emergence of unusual philosophies and beliefs. Weird philosophies. Unusual visions. Sudden freedom. Sudden upset. Geek culture. Breaking out of dogma. Breaking free. Super awkward!
The Jupiter/Uranus cycle opens doors for innovation and elicits the ‘aha’ experience.
– Georgia Anna Stathis, Pushing Through Time: Synodic Cycles and Their Developing Phases