“Home, home is where you wear your hat. I feel so break up I wanna go home.”
–Lord John Whorfin, Buckaroo Banzai
The nadir, or Imum Coeli (IC), is one of the four angles of the chart, and probably the one least referenced. I tend to think that is because it is so internal and personal that it is the toughest to put into words. As the midheaven is the point of representation of the public part of the chart and the nadir the private, they represent the axis of inner to outer, just as the ascendant/descendant delineates self to other. Aspects to the IC are referenced as aspects to the midheaven (MC). Anything that conjuncts the IC is categorized as an opposition to the MC. The IC is hidden, even in “cookbook” explanations.
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“It’s really about control, my body, my mind. Who was going to own it? Them? Or me? I’m not a one-man woman. Bottom line.”
–Nora Darling, She’s Gotta Have It (Spike Lee)
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about control and it what it means to be controlling. Cardinal signs are said to be controlling, address issues of control. The cardinal signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. They resonate to self/action (Aries) and Mars, home/family (Cancer) and the moon, others/relationships (Libra) and Venus and career/goals (Capricorn) and Saturn.
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