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Smile Re: which neptune & uranus house placements more prone to escapism?

Originally Posted by Witchyone View Post
Where is that from?

I guess it depends on what is real.

If the rat race is real, then meditation is an escape from it. If it's manufactured activity to keep us from noticing we're all about to die, then you could say meditation slows us down to the only moment that we know is real, the current one. The past is just a memory, and the future might not come.
Another way to look at meditation is that it's a way to recharge your biological batteries so you can continue the day's rat race more successfully. Shorter time than taking a nap, which is optimal, because in the rat race, time is of the essence. You're right--it depends on one's version of which "reality" you're escaping from. For me, the rat race itself is an escape from reality, with disastrous results. Neptune tunes us in to what's really "real", if there even IS a true reality. Its influence is therefore anti-rat race. So, of course, those who value the delusions associated with the rat race have branded Neptune as a "delusional" influence.
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