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The generation born with Neptune in Sagittarius came into a world dreaming of no barriers between cultures and countries. This period saw the rise of groups intent on reclaiming their cultural and human rights. Traditional religious beliefs waned as talk of the "New Age" and interest in a variety of spititual paths increased, often becoming blended into one of a number of rather confusing "new religions". Cult leaders and other philosophical gurus enjoyed movie star status.
Neptune in the Fifth House idealizes the love dreams and recreational fantasies of a generation. There may be romantic confusion, and a love of poetry and art. But Neptune will only be a personal influence in your chart if it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. Mars.
Neptune in the Second House idealizes the material ephemera of a generation. They may be vague and careless with money, although their attitudes and dreams concerning money and possessions will be similar to others born in that generation. This will only be a personal influence if Neptune aspects one of the personal planets, i.e. The Moon.
The Neptune in Scorpio generation came into a world seeking spiritual renewal, culminating in the "Summer of Love" of 1970. This generation dreamed of rising from the ashes of war like the phoenix, into a newly recreated world of peace and love, where sex had no shame or blame attached. But it also opened the door to an escalating world drug problem.
The generation born during Neptune's transit of Capricorn came into a world of material dreams. This transit of Neptune saw the rise of the company logo, and the adoration of the label. Even Movie Stars, once acclaimed in their own right, have had to align themselves with products and merchandising. Walter Gekko's famous line in the movie Wall Street - "Greed is Good" - became a rallying cry to fulfill your dreams in consumerism.
Neptune is now in the sign of Aquarius and a new generation is being born into a world disillusioned with consumerism and logomania. The rebellious, awakening nature of Aquarius has exposed many of our dreams to be nightmares. A new dream is being born, of a world where new ideas replace the old, and humanitarian ideals replace rampant materialism.
Neptune in the Eleventh House idealises the humanitarian goals of a generation. There is a tendency to choose friends from among the artistic, "New Age" community and to participate in group activities relating to art and mediumship. But Neptune will not be a personal influence in the chart unless it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. The Moon.
The generation born with Neptune in Libra dreamed of peace after the dark days of war. This is the "Baby Boomer" generation, when partnerships were renewed after wartime separations. Romantic movies, musicals and romance novels became the fashion, as did more glamourous, feminine clothes for women.
Neptune moves very slowly, taking approximately 165 years to complete a revolution around the Sun and through the signs of the Zodiac. If Neptune aspects a planet in your chart, it will have a marked affect on that planet. Otherwise it is a "generational" sign, showing that you share the dreams and aspirations of the generation you were born into. The House Neptune placed in your chart shows where you channel these dreams and aspirations.
Neptune in the Fourth House idealises the "dream homes" and family lifestyles of a generation. There may be confusion and drug issues in the home, or regarding the nurturing parent. But Neptune will only be a personal influence in your chart if it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. Venus.
Neptune in the Tenth House idealizes the career and political aspirations of a generation. Neptune here indicates the ability to dream creatively and manifest success, but there can be confusion as to the chosen career. But Neptune will not be a personal influence in the chart unless it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. Mars.
Neptune in the Ninth House idealizes the spiritual and philosophical aspirations of a generation. This indicates a love of travel to romantic places and the desire to understand the soul's purpose on earth, but Neptune will not be a personal influence in the chart unless it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. Venus.
Neptune in the Twelfth House idealizes the sacrifices and suffering of a generation. Neptune here can indicate psychic abilities, personal suffering and empathy with those who are affected by drugs, or imprisonment, or held in other institutions. But Neptune will not have a personal influence in the chart unless it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. The Sun.
Neptune in the Third House idealises the teachings and youth of that Neptune Generation. There may be confusion surrounding brothers and sisters, and possible substance abuse. An early interest and talent for psychic matters can show up. But for this to be a personal influence in the life, Neptune needs to be aspected by one of the personal planets, i.e. The Sun.
Neptune in the Sixth House idealizes the work ethics and health concerns of a generation. There may be confusion at work and a need to clarify health issues. But Neptune will only be a personal influence in your chart if it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e The Moon.
The generation born with Neptune in Virgo came into a world affected by The Great Depression and World War II. They learned the value of hard work and service to others. Many wealthy families still employed servants in those days, and military call-ups emphasized the call to serve one's country. The conditions of the time accelerated medical and health care, which industries provided many jobs in peacetime and wartime. Many new drugs were discovered to ease the pain of disease and wounds. This generation dreamed of a time of peace when service to mankind would be paramount.
Neptune in the Eighth House idealizes the sexual behaviour and afterlife beliefs of a generation. There may be confusion surrounding an inheritence, and a romantic approach to sexuality. But Neptune will not be a personal influence in your chart unless it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. Mercury.
Neptune in the Seventh House idealises the romantic dreams and weddings traditions of a generation. There can be confusion in partnerships and a problem with drugs or alcohol. But Neptune will only be a personal influence in your chart if it is aspected by a personal planet, i.e. The Sun.
The generation born with Neptune in Leo love tradition, and find creative inspiration there. The transit of Neptune saw the rise of Movie Stardom and the idealization of public figures. This generation felt that they could make their own dreams of being "Movie Royalty" come true since so many stars came from poor or disadvantaged backgrounds. It gave them hope through dark times.