(PHOTO: "This caricature circulated within hours of moms arriving at Taksim Square. The Prime Minister gave an ultimatum and asked the parents of the activist kids to take them back home to safety within 24 hours, or else...)
(June 14, 2013) Pluto In Scorpio Kicks It Into High Gear In Turkey, The Transpersonal Putsch Is On
This is no Arab Spring.
Last night, I got a dispatch from Turkey through a friend. There's layers of human experience running through the three separate posts to friends on FB; hope for a better form of democracy, envy of the EU and the "European" way of life and fear that Erdogan will set the whole thing on fire and a country that has risen for the better economically over the last five years could be split apart by the opposing forces of freedom and control. It always comes down to those two, doesn't it?
But there was another piece that his Turkish friend touched on and that was the bulk of Turkey's protestors. They are young. As he states it, "They were born in the nineties.