As I update this older post, the war in Ukraine has cast a great dark shadow over the wrold. Yes, there have been, and continue to be, other wars, to test our faith in humanity’s progress since the end of the Cold War.
Yet this one – the new Hitler-style eruption of Putin’s Russia – strikes deep within the core of what we had believed was western civilization and its tarnished but still hopeful commitment to freedom, human rights, the rule of law, and the protection and nurturing of identities – national and personal.
For here we are…in truly dark times not seen since World War 2. What happened to the Age of Aquarius? Or are we just discovering its true features now, when all the sentimental songs and slogans have faded, mere memories of an aging generation?
Before this Age of Aquarius passes, it is my prediction – as prophecy and political science – that western civilization is on the verge of collapse – that peoples of the West will find themselves experiencing the karma of the West under a Kali Yuga Age of Aquarius. They too will be caught up in weakened, corrupt, inept and increasingly authoritarian governments; they will see food shortages; mass migrations to escape conflict and climate change will uproot the many, not to mention grass roots violence and the formation of new, unstable, unpredictable communities.
And if my dreams are prophetic, as I reluctantly believe they might be, then it is not too extreme to suggest that the threat of nuclear holocaust will become grim reality…