In April your Atlanta Astrology Examiner wrote an article in an attempt to explain ~ not justify ~ how Michael Vick, who was born with a sensitive Cancer Sun, could have become involved in the cruel business of breeding fighting and killing dogs.
I began by saying ~
” Obviously, trying to grasp the underlying causes of Michael Vick’s criminal behavior in no way excuses it. But when it finally dawned on everyone what he actually did, the question on the minds of multitudes was: How could Michael Vick sabotage such a brilliant career? Can the heavens explain why this football star fell? After looking at his chart at birth, I think they offer a pretty good roadmap as to why he made the turns he did.”
And ended with ~
“Vick certainly didn’t do it for the money, The Atlanta Falcons gave him all the money he could ever hope to spend. Vick became involved in pittbull breeding and dogfighting because he’s the product of and part of a culture that makes that “profession” acceptable and thinks of the organizer as we think of an impresario. It’s the same culture that exploits, dis-respects and abuses women, and can turn a dope dealer into mayor of the neighborhood. But one that has also produced some incredibly talented people…some accepted into mainstream society, and some not.
Pittbulls and dogfighting are a widely accepted part of the hip hop culture (much like bullfighting is widely accepted in some Spanish cultures). I can hardly think of an act more heinous than dogfighting, but it was in this hyper-masculine world that Vick learned to adapt ( perhaps in order to survive) by disowning his Cancer sensitivity and living his life through the most masculine planet in his chart, Mars.” Read Entire Article
When I published this article in April, I had a large backlash of comments, which I responded to and then deleted because they were a bit inappropiate. The interesting part was that while some thought I supported Michael Vick others thought the opposite….but almost all condemned me for saying he adapted to the culture he grew up in.
Now it’s has been reported, by AP reporter Dan Gelston, that during a visit to “Bad Newz Kennels” Vick speaks as to why ~ and his answer is remarkably similar to the answer I gave in April of this year.
“Vick said he’d never be able to completely forget the horrific acts he witnessed and committed. Returning to Virginia made Vick deeply consider a question that still nags at his conscience: Why?
“Why sacrifice so many animals and put them in vulnerable positions to be harmed and injured?” he told The AP. “It was pointless.”
The first episode does offer a glimpse, however, at answering that question. Vick said he saw his first dogfight as a 7-year-old. Vick’s brother, Marcus, tells the cameras that growing up “we never knew there was nothing wrong with it.”
Michael Vick said on Thursday that dogfighting was a part of black culture.
“When you grow up in the inner cities, when you grow up in the urban neighborhoods, that’s pretty much what you get,” Vick said. “You don’t have opportunities to do certain things at your own leisure. When you have down time, if you’re not playing football, basketball or baseball, then you’re looking for some activity to get into.” Read Entire Article
It could be that in the end Michael Vick will do more to stop dog fighting that any person, organization or law has been able to do thus far and I look forward to watching his TV docu-series “The Michael Vick Project.”
Michael Vick benefits from the July Cancer solar eclipse
by the Atlanta Astrology Examiner
“If you are a Cancer the July total solar eclipse could have rocked your world. But for Cancer Michael Vick, one chapter of his life came to a close, as another was about to begin. This epitomizes the behavior of solar eclipses, they signal endings and new beginnings. For Vick and all his loyal fans this is a much hoped for and welcome new beginning.” Read entire Article
Read more on NYdailynews.com ~
Michael Vick will star in TV series documenting his life; next step in rehabbing image
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