Nearing, Scott

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Nearing, Scott Gender: M
born on 6 August 1883 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Morris Run, Pennsylvania, 41n41, 77w01
Timezone LMT m77w01 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°48' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 25°51 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°24'

Scott Nearing


American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living. His very interesting biography is given in full detail in Wikipedia.

He died on 24 August 1984, shortly after turning 100. The simple living worked for him.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Other Death 24 August 1984 (age 100. His death was a conscious leaving of life brought about by fasting, a decision and experience described in his wife Helen Nearing's memoir, Loving and Leaving the Good Life)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield points to Helen Nearing's autobiography "Loving and Leaving the Good Life " which quotes Scott Nearing's birth time on page 68 (paperback edition), and actually describes his whole chart.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (100)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social