Anyone here actually use and believe in Astrology?

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Is it really supernatural? Positioning, alignment, timing, etc...seems somewhat plausible to be honest...

well have you read anything on astrology? the most common thing is a list of traits associated with astrological sign. odds are good some of them will apply to you, maybe even half of them. but then read the list of traits for a different sign. odds are good some of them apply to you too. the trick is that your brain latches on to the ones that apply to you under your sign as "proof", and disregards all the wrong ones. and then you are also supposed to dismiss all the traits that apply to you from a different sign. why? because they are built to apply to anyone, and it relies on your casual dismissal of the incorrect traits for you to continue believing.

if there was science to back up the association of human traits and planets, it would be published in a scientific journal. but there is no evidence of association strong enough to be considered significant, to my knowledge.
 

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well have you read anything on astrology? the most common thing is a list of traits associated with astrological sign. odds are good some of them will apply to you, maybe even half of them. but then read the list of traits for a different sign. odds are good some of them apply to you too. the trick is that your brain latches on to the ones that apply to you under your sign as "proof", and disregards all the wrong ones. and then you are also supposed to dismiss all the traits that apply to you from a different sign. why? because they are built to apply to anyone, and it relies on your casual dismissal of the incorrect traits for you to continue believing.

if there was science to back up the association of human traits and planets, it would be published in a scientific journal. but there is no evidence of association strong enough to be considered significant, to my knowledge.
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I think it's good for funsies. It's archaic and doesn't mean anything, but it's kinda fun to engage in an old tradition seeing as there aren't a lot of them to connect with (depending on culture) if you're not religious.
 
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I think it's good for funsies. It's archaic and doesn't mean anything, but it's kinda fun to engage in an old tradition seeing as there aren't a lot of them to connect with (depending on culture) if you're not religious.
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well have you read anything on astrology? the most common thing is a list of traits associated with astrological sign. odds are good some of them will apply to you, maybe even half of them. but then read the list of traits for a different sign. odds are good some of them apply to you too. the trick is that your brain latches on to the ones that apply to you under your sign as "proof", and disregards all the wrong ones. and then you are also supposed to dismiss all the traits that apply to you from a different sign. why? because they are built to apply to anyone, and it relies on your casual dismissal of the incorrect traits for you to continue believing.

if there was science to back up the association of human traits and planets, it would be published in a scientific journal. but there is no evidence of association strong enough to be considered significant, to my knowledge.

I do understand the basic premise of astrology. I understand how see through it can seem. But I'm specifically talking about its origin, not how the traits are delegated in todays society.
 

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My friend would send me astrology memes so I started sending her astrology memes. We would laugh and joke around. One year later...I can only date Pieces or Scorpio if I want to have a happy life. o_O
 

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My friend would send me astrology memes so I started sending her astrology memes. We would laugh and joke around. One year later...I can only date Pieces or Scorpio if I want to have a happy life. o_O
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Apparently, according to some very quick research, I married my polar opposite in everything but chemistry :o. Apparently I need to find me a Gemini or a Virgo all along. :rofl:
 
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Apparently, according to some very quick research, I married my polar opposite in everything but chemistry :o. Apparently I need to find me a Gemini or a Virgo all along. :rofl:

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