Through his pioneering work, Jeffrey Wolf Green was the first to bring to the attention of the astrological world the asteroid #1930, Lucifer. From an archetypal perspective, Lucifer reflects the principle of evil in human affairs – but understood not as mere destruction or negation. Lucifer is better conceptualized as “an agent,” or prime significator, of psychological distortion and the corruption of desire. Yet the complementary pole of the syzygy archetypally is that of Lucifer the Lightbearer – indicating the potential access to power, knowledge, strength, and profound spirituality.
In this talk I will focus on the nature of Lucifer and how this figure has been understood (and misunderstood?). I’ll also discuss ways to interpret the asteroid through the signs with regard to desires within human relationships.