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    see a very small portion of the constellations around us, yet even in 3000 BC the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was discovering mountains of knowledge about the world above them. It was then that the Babylonians discovered the twelve prominent constellations and created the basis of the zodiac calendar. Today astrology has been molded into an unwanted topic by botched horoscopes and a skeptic media. Astrology is labeled as pseudoscience, when it is actually just a symbolic language.…

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    Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces are the twelve signs most people know about astrology. These signs are the 12 constellations of the zodiac. Astrology is the study of the correlation between the stars and the planets and its influence of human lives. The position of the Sun, stars, moon and planets at the time of people’s birth is perceived to shape their personality, affect their relationships, and predict their life. While…

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    Astrology is now classified as pseudoscience yet people continue to adhere to old traditions. Many people still believe that a meticulously calculated birth chart holds all the secrets to their life. Astrology dictates that the placement of planets shape our destiny, whether it be good or bad. There is no way out of it, besides mantras, yogas, and sacrifice. You can only alleviate not resolve. “Placement of celestial objects” holds no ultimate authority of one 's future. It is a misconception…

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    Astrology is the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial objects as a means for divining information about human affairs and terrestrial events. Astrology is a study based off the position of the sun, stars, moon, and planets. This study involves observing the positioning of these celestial cosmos at the time of peoples’ births in belief that they will have an effect on their personalities, relationships, and economic fortunes. Astrology has been declared a pseudoscience by…

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    Claims / Assumptions / Evidence Astrology attempts to explain the role of celestial bodies and their qualities to create a synthesis, thus allowing astrologists to present a complete picture of people and their potential. Planets’ qualities consist of the signs, and elements which are fire, air, water, and earth. The primary claim being made by believers of astrology is that mankind is affected not only by the traits we inherit and the environment in which we are raised, but also by the…

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    Last time, we talked a little bit about the houses in astrology and what they mean. (Also, if you go to that link, you’ll find the previous astrology lessons rounded up, as well.) This time, we’re going to go into a bit of a basic overview of the planets and more importantly, why we look at them. I think everyone’s seen the “It’s in the stars” statements or “What do your stars have to say?” And this has become the familiar thing- but, while yes, we do look at certain stars: it’s really all…

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    Libra, that fall from night’s hand, when the days shorten…” Dante seems to use the position of Libra to mark the relative length of the day rather than as some sort of prophetic sign. Later Dante says: “The sun, who had chased Capricorn from the height of heaven with his bright arrows, was shooting out the light on every side…” Dante uses the location of Capricorn to indicate the location of the sun. Dante always seems to use the Zodiac as part of the scientific sphere rather than the prophetic.…

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    How do zodiac and astrologic readings work with Identical twins in The United States? Does being born in the same place, minutes apart seal them with the same fate? I have been fascinated with zodiac signs and horoscopes and the science behind it all for years. Being a Twin myself, though not identical, I’ve always wondered and questioned the zodiac chart system and how it could pertain to both me and my twin brother. I mean, certainly my horoscope couldn’t be exactly the same as his.…

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    The Moon In Astrology

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    The moon in Astrology waxes and wanes, representing all of the many different things we as humans feel, in a constant, never ending cycle of New Moon to Full Moon and back again. The Moon represents our empathy, emotions, introspection, and reflection. The Moon represents your subconscious mind, just as the Sun represents your conscious mind. The Moon’s glyph is the alchemy symbol for silver, but obviously it’s something more familiar, which is a crescent moon. It represents the spirit and the…

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    Zodiac Legends

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    resulted in astrology. It is important to know the beliefs have changed over time and how much they have evolved to fit the world's view on life. In order to know where the legends…

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