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Plato created the myth of Atlantis, an island of the ancient world which he used as an allegory of aggression and superior force. Plato presented his story as a history, wherein the fictional locale was reputed to have a strong navy which threatened the Greek city-states, and was finally defeated by Athens, Plato’s home, due to its superior style of government. At the end of the story, Plato asserts that the island fell out of favor with the gods, and was submerged beneath the seas. Later authors have depicted Atlantis as an ideal utopia, which became obsessed with its advanced technology, which eventually destroys them.

Astrologically, Atlantis represents being overwhelmed or “flooded”, including actual maritime or natural disasters involving water. There can be a sense of warning or impending doom, and it relates to improper use of knowledge or technology, with its attendant risks and negative outcomes.

Alex Miller is a professional writer and astrologer, author of The Black Hole Book, detailing deep space points in astrological interpretation, and the forthcoming Heaven on Earth, a comprehensive study of asteroids, both mythic and personal. Alex is a frequent contributor to “The Mountain Astrologer”, “Daykeeper Journal”, and NCGR’s Journals and “Enews Commentary”; his work has also appeared in “Aspects” magazine, “Dell Horoscope”, “Planetwaves”, “Neptune Café” and “Sasstrology.” He is a past president of Philadelphia Astrological Society, and a former board member for the Philadelphia Chapter of NCGR.

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On 16 July, 1945, at 05.29am, Alamagordo, NM, when the American military exploded a nuclear bomb, Pluto and the asteroid Atlantis were separated by a mere six minutes of orb through declination — both bodies being Out of Bounds.


Conjunct Sun when Titan imploded.

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