Where Two or More Are Gathered, by Eric Francis

“Only puny secrets need protecting. Big secrets are protected by public incredulity.” — Marshall McLuhan Dear Friend and Reader: I’ve been seeing and hearing the term “conspiracy theorist” flying around, and in tonight’s letter I want to offer a few thoughts about this. The term has been coming up in the context of those who … Read more

As the Worm Turns | Planet Waves by Eric Francis

New York, March 12, 2020 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Despite this week’s harrowing news about the spread of the “novel” coronavirus, and the dire projections of what is about to happen, and the stock market’s nearly 30% (so far) plunge from this year’s peak, I propose that this is a good … Read more

Oh Mama, Could This Really Be the End?

I am a piece of this world, to whom goes with the creatures of the living and the dying longevity, I care not for its magnitude but for the direction of its lost purpose — Joel Calvin Simmons New York, March 5, 2020 | Core Community edition of Planet Waves Dear Friend and Reader: There were … Read more

Your Planet Waves March Horoscope by Eric Francis

“That’s not the way the world really works anymore. We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. We’re history’s actors…and you, all of … Read more

The Radical Notion that Men Are People

Originally published May 16, 2014 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Mars stations direct in Libra on Monday, after being retrograde since March 1. In modern astrology, Mars is the planet of desire, motivation, drive, impetus, volition and aggression, named for the Roman god of war. Our society has Mars issues. We have … Read more