(not satire – I think!)
“…… it will make degraded paupers, and those who are destitute of all things that are necessary, and those for whom the things which are an aid to daily living are denied, and those who always require the support of strangers in order to sustain life.“
No it’s not someone describing the policies of the present coalition government.
It’s actually what Julius Firmicus Maternus, a 4th-century Roman astrologer had to say about what was likely to be the result of projects initiated at a time of what astrologers call a Void-Of-Course Moon.
It seems astrologers were predicting both the direction and the ultimate failure of Cameron’s period as PM as soon as it had started.
This is because at the exact time that Cameron’s premiership began on the 11th of May 2010, there was a Void-Of-Course Moon.
And not only that but it…
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