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Re: US - a Uranian Country

Just another note about the contradictory nature of southern founding fathers who were slave owners.

See my post #10 with two charts for the Bill of Rights, the second one looking notably Uranian.

James Madison (1751-1836) wrote much of the Constitution and Bill of Rights before becoming the 4th President

His chart: https://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Madison,_James

He also grew up on a Virginia plantation and inherited about 100 enslaved people at his father's deaths. He was a slave owner for the rest of his life. During Madison's lifetime, Virginia had a property requirement for voting, which was further restricted to white males.

During Madison's life, Virginia strongly restricted African Americans' ability to read and right. Gatherings for schools were illegal.
https://encyclopediavirginia.org/ent...n-in-virginia/

So it's pretty clear that what we think of today as freedom of expression and individual liberty was very different back then-- it was much more restrictive. It didn't mean freedom of speech for everyone.

But Madison was no doubt sincere. He had a close natal conjunction between Uranus and Mercury in the third house of communication, and Mercury-Uranus were also parallel within seconds.

Madison presided over the War of 1812, which convinced him and a lot of US citizens of the need for a strong centralized federal government for the purpose of national defense. [A belief shared by many conservatives today.]



A social safety net or protecting individual property rights were the last thing from anybody's mind re: centralizing federal authority.
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