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Are We Not Animals?
on November 29, 2010
As a fulltime professional psychic reader and party psychic for over 37 years, I have had ample opportunity to see that we are all animals at heart. Some of us are eagles, and some lions, and some sea otters/prairie dogs, and some sea lions and some titmouses and some badgers and some weasels --
Hey, let's leave the Bush Admiinistration out of this!
Even more clearly (which, frankly, could have been brought out better in this book, along with the astrological side in general; yet the book is so revolutionary I still give it a "five") most of us are a combination of various animal consciousnesses evidenced in a progressive heirarchy of ascendency, dominanace, and trying-to-work-it-all-out-together personality evolution(which is where the Eskimos and the Australian aborigines got their totems from -- showing a multiplicity of animal energies working together in every life and social organism -- kind of like notes and chords in a musical composition of the soul -- which matches the astrological motif after all).
Animal evolution is not so different from spiritual evolution, is it, spiraling between prey and predator, land, sea, and air?
I for example fashion myself to be an Eagle, Owl, Lion, and Teddy Bear (or, in the latter instance, other real live animals who are more innocent, cuddly, and cute) in that order. Some people are the reverse -- nice on the outside, tough or predatory on the inside.
In fact, merely being able to tell if someone is naturally a Predator (lions, weasels, tigers, snakes, and Republicans) or an Herbivore (cottontails, sheep, horse, bison, donkeys, or Democrats -- the political take is of course mine, not Mr. Feinson's) can be very helpful in your dealings with others. And isn't it interesting how prey-predator motifs can apply to relationship and sexual and business and social and cultural and religious dynamics of all types?
Thus, what I would have liked to see -- and I give you fair warning, I may write a book covering more about this later -- is the association of animal appearances and indentifications with eastern and western astrology:
Including an awareness that in astrology, the Year of the Pig can look and act a little bit like a pig often with a piggie nose (like Year of the Pig Members Marie Osmand, Julie Andrews, Zero Mostel, Ernest Hemingway, and Jean Harlow) -- and be pigheaded if you try to turn them into prey, goring you with those obstinate victim-playing tusks.
And in western astrology Scorpio members, for example, often strongly resemble the Scorpio-ruled creature the eagle (Indira Gandhi -- and Mohandas Gandhi a Libra with Scorpio rising -- Murray Abraham, Teddy Roosevelt -- with lots of owl in his case -- Edith Head, or a baby chickadee eagle like Goldie Hawn or Leonardo DiCaprio). This goes with the general Bird Consciousness Mr. Feinson so astutely observes and elucidates.
Indeed, some of us bird types prefer the air to earth, just try to catch us when you want earthly commitment or a narrow perspective!
We are indeed all animals -- and plants and minerals and angels -- as life is all one. And understanding our animalian roots helps us understand our personalities and behaviors as so-called "humans" in this lifetime Just don't tell me most of our current politicans and world leaders are all that human! -- I see lots of vultures and warthogs and snakes and wolfowiczes among them!
Mr. Feinson pulls no punches in this department either. He calls a warthog a warthog. (If i called someone a warthog -- as I have been tempted -- at a Psychic Party, I would never work in this biz again!) And while I am not sure that aninmal natures can be digitalized from test questions -- although he seems to have done as fine a job as could be done with this approach -- I nonetheless HIGHLY reommend this work as a real thought-provoker and consciousness-enhancer and just plain hoot --