In the latter half, founder of the Palmistry Institute
, Vernon Mahabal
, predicted trends for the United States based on the repeated patterns he
sees in the thousands of palms he
reads, as well as through his
understanding of Indian astrological cycles.
We entered into the Dasa (Mars) period in 2008, a bellicose seven-year cycle filled with unsettling crises, in which people are reliant on their the wits and intuition, he
In early 2015, we'll go into the Rahu period, he
said, an 18 year cycle that will bring in many changes.
foresees Americans slowly moving into a more agrarian situation, in a community-based economy.
"I see mass migrations of people," but instead of people moving to where their job is, they'll move to where they feel comfortable.
In the Rahu cycle (2015-2033), Americans will become more grounded, and feel more responsibility to their provinces or communities than to their states.
In fact, in about 5 years, en masse, "people will practically ignore the government," and because of this disinterest government will mostly fall apart in about 10 years, Mahabal
As the spirit of the community becomes stronger, competitiveness and aggressiveness will be funneled into shared projects, he
In about 10 years, 1/4 of the population will have something directly do with farming, but in contrast to the agrarian society of 100 years ago, there'll be technology mixed in to produce high yields of nutritive and high quality foods, he