Of all the year's transformations, the autumn transit of the house of Scorpio is perhaps the most challenging, for it is during this period that humans must confront the reality of death and decay. As the sun withdraws, the natural world withers and dies, and we enter a gloomy realm attended by superstition, fear, and doleful emotions. These are the dark times that try our souls.
On April 20th, 1979, U.S. then-presidential candidate Jimmy Carter was attacked by a large, swimming rabbit while on a fishing trip. The Swamp Rabbit, Sylvilagus Aquaticus, is a native to swamps and wetlands, but was most likely injured or sick; the species is not carnivorous or especially territorial. This installment of Sesame Quote has been brought to you by the concept of Samsara and the season of Bureaucracy.