22 December

indexCommon sense dictates that we evaluate our beliefs on the basis of how they affect us. If they make us more loving, creative, and wise, they are good beliefs. If they make us cruel, jealous, depressed and sick, they cannot be good beliefs.

Barbara Marx Hubbard, born on 22 December 1929, Sun in Capricorn, Moon in Virgo, futurist, author and public speaker. She is credited with the concepts of The Synergy Engine and the birthing of humanity.

Whatever we are going through is part of the planetary struggle to evolve.

 

Other celebrities born today:

Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (22 December 1905-d. 1982)

The holiness of the real
Is always there, accessible
In total immanence. The nodes
Of transcendence coagulate
In you, the experiencer,
And in the other, the lover.

 

Diocletian, Roman Emperor (22 December  244- d. 311)

Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher (22 December 1550-d. 1631)

Jean Racine, (10.8.8) French dramatist (22 December 1639-d. 1699)

Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (22 December 1694-d. 1768)

Carl Friedrich Abel, German composer (22 December 1723-d. 1787)

Johann Sebastian Welhaven, Norwegian poet (22 December 1807-d. 1873)

Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer (22 December 1819-d. 1870)

Giacomo Puccini, (9.4.7) Italian composer (22 December 1858-d. 1924)

Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer (22 December 1874-d. 1939)

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, (10.12.1) Italian poet and editor (22 December 1876-d. 1944)

Edgard Varèse (10.7.4) French-born composer (22 December 1883-d. 1965)

Marc Allégret, (10.10.5) French film director and screenwriter (22 December 1900-d. 1973)

Pierre Brasseur, (10.8.6) French actor (22 December 1905-d. 1972)

Swami Satchidananda, Yogi and Spiritual teacher (22 December 1914-d. 2002)

Eduard Uspensky, Russian writer 22 December 1937

Dick Parry, English musician (Pink Floyd) 22 December 1942

Guido De Angelis, Italian musician 22 December 1944

Brian Daley, (7.1.11) American science-fiction writer (22 December  1947-d. 1996)

Vanessa Paradis, (10.4.8) French singer 22 December 1972

Basshunter, Swedish singer 22 December 1984

Jordin Sparks, (10.7) American singer 22 December 1989