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Astrology:. Historical Waste Of Time? . Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Astronomy Vs. Astrology Bibliography. Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces Persons of Interest History Validity Pt.1 Pt.2 Popularity Today. What Are The Signs?.

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Astrology

Astrology:

Historical Waste Of Time?


What are the signs

Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Astronomy Vs. Astrology

Bibliography

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces

Persons of Interest

History

Validity

Pt.1

Pt.2

Popularity Today

What Are The Signs?


Aries menu

March 21st to April 20th

Symbol: – the Ram

Planet: – Mars

Stone: – Diamond

Personality:” – Adventurous, energetic, courageous, selfish, impulsive, impatient

Likes: – Approval, wines, wealth

Dislikes: – Hunger, being ignored, physical restrictions

Compatibility: – Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini

Aries Menu


Taurus menu

Taurus Menu

  • April 21st to May 21st

  • Symbol – the Bull

  • Planet – Venus

  • Stone – Emerald

  • Personality – Patient, warmhearted, persistent, jealous, resentful, greedy

  • Likes – Comfort, pleasure, stability

  • Dislikes – Being indoors, disruption, being pushed too hard

  • Compatibility – Virgo, Capricorn, Cancer


Gemini menu

Gemini Menu

  • May 22nd to June 21st

  • Symbol – set of twins

  • Planet – Mercury

  • Stone – Moss agate

  • Personality – Witty, intellectual, communicative, nervous, cunning, superficial

  • Likes – Talking, reading, variety

  • Dislikes – learning, mental inaction, being alone

  • Compatibility – Libra, Aquarius, Aries


Cancer menu

Cancer Menu

  • June 22nd to July 22nd

  • Symbol – the Crab

  • Planet – the moon

  • Stone – Pearl

  • Personality – Maternal, loving, family oriented, moody, devious, supersensitive

  • Likes – Hobbies, romance, children

  • Dislikes – Failure, opposition, advice

  • Compatibility – Scorpio, Pisces, Taurus


Leo menu

LeoMenu

  • July 23rd to August 22nd

  • Symbol – the Lion

  • Planet – the Sun

  • Stone – Ruby

  • Personality – Generous, loving, creative, patronizing, bossy, overbearing

  • Likes – Drama, children, lavish living

  • Dislikes – Small minded people, penny pinching, mean spiritedness

  • Compatibility – Aries, Sagittarius, Gemini


Virgo menu

Virgo Menu

  • August 23rd to September 23rd

  • Symbol – the Virgin

  • Planet – Mercury

  • Stone – Jade

  • Personality – Reliable, punctual, courageous, fussy, overcritical, perfectionist

  • Likes – Analyzing things, health foods, hygiene

  • Dislikes – Uncertainty, sloppiness, hazards to health

  • Compatibility – Taurus, Scorpio, Cancer


Libra menu

Libra Menu

  • September 24rd to October 23rd

  • Symbol – the Scales of Balance

  • Planet – Venus

  • Stone – Sapphire

  • Personality – Diplomatic, romantic, easy going, Gullible, flirtatious, indecisive

  • Likes – Sharing, gentleness, the finer things in life

  • Dislikes – Violence, injustice, brutishness

  • Compatibility – Gemini, Leo, Aquarius


Scorpio menu

Scorpio Menu

  • October 24th to November 22nd

  • Symbol – the Scorpion

  • Planet – Pluto

  • Stone – Opal

  • Personality – Passionate, investigative, sensitive, stubborn, violent, aggressive

  • Likes – Truth, sex, analysis

  • Dislikes – Flattery, personal questions, superficiality

  • Compatibility – Pisces, Virgo, Cancer


Sagittarius menu

Sagittarius Menu

  • November 23rd to December 21st

  • Symbol – the Centaur

  • Planet – Jupiter

  • Stone – Topaz

  • Personality – Optimistic, honest, philosophical, irresponsible, careless, restless

  • Likes – Traveling, freedom, getting to the heart of the matter

  • Dislikes – Being tied down, being constrained, details

  • Compatibility – Leo, Aries, Libra


Capricorn menu

Capricorn Menu

  • December 22nd to January 20th

  • Symbol – the Goat

  • Planet – the Sun

  • Stone – Black Onyx

  • Personality – Knowledgeable, eloquent, ambitious, overly punctual, greedy, unforgiving

  • Likes – Professionalism, purpose, firm foundations

  • Dislikes – Ridicule, wild schemes, fantasies

  • Compatibility – Pisces, Virgo, Scorpio


Aquarius menu

January 21st to February 19th

Symbol – Water Carrier

Planet – Uranus

Stone – the Gem Aquarian

Personality – shy, original, strong-willed, arrogant, loners, temperamental

Likes – future, having fun, food companions

Dislikes – imitation, excessive loneliness, the ordinary

Compatibility – Leo and Sagittarius

Aquarius Menu


Pisces menu

Pisces Menu

  • February 20th to March 20th

  • Symbol – The fish

  • Planet – Neptune

  • Stone – Moonstone

  • Personality – Imaginative, compassionate, selfless, escapist, idealist, secretive

  • Likes – Solitude, mystery, the ridiculous

  • Dislikes – Being criticized, arrogance, the obvious

  • Compatibility – Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio


Persons of interest menu

Aries-

Maya Angelou

Taurus-

Tony Blair

Gemini-

Che Guevara

Cancer-

John Rambo

Leo-

Neil Armstrong

Virgo-

H.G. Wells

Scorpio-

Steve Stock

Sagittarius-

Winston Churchill

Capricorn-

Edgar Allen Poe

Aquarius-

Jules Vern

Pisces-

Ralph Nader

Libra-

Gandhi

Persons of InterestMenu


Historical horoscopes menu

Historical Horoscopes Menu

  • Astrology was first developed in Sumaria roughly 4000 years ago

  • It then became further integrated into civilization during the Hellenistic period, when it was incorporated to the Greek mythology. This is where the zodiacs and the other principles that we use today are from.

  • As Christianity spread through Europe, Astrology died down.

  • Today it is widely used as a novelty.


How valid is astrology menu

How Valid is Astrology? Menu

  • It is not valid at all. When astrology was created, the scientific knowledge of the time was incorrect in relation to the astronomical function and alignment of the planets.

    • Today Astronomers and Scientists scoff at any possibility that there is truth in Astrology.


Validity contd menu

(Validity contd.) Menu

  • One would think that horoscopes would be the same no matter what source they came from. Nowadays horoscopes have become somewhat of a novelty Many are different, contain opposing viewpoints and suggestions, and differ from one to another Here's a horoscope from yahoo. COM for 4/15/05 for the sign pisces: Quickie: Your opinions are only opinions. Don't turn them into a manifesto. Overview: Here's that deja vu feeling -- and this weekend is starting just like the last one. You probably won't want to go out, though -- not tonight, anyway. Have a small get-together at your place -- very small. Say, a party of two? here's a horoscope for 4/15/05 for the sign pisces from the website my.horoscope.com Don't worry about other people's responsibilities. It's time for you to have some fun, so make plans to get out with people you enjoy. A shopping spree will lead to some fabulous purchases. As one can tell they differ in outlook and wording and have few similarities The validity of horoscopes is hard to obtain so one must be careful in fully trusting in them.


Then why is it so popular menu

Then Why is it so Popular? Menu

  • Today, people have access to all forms of media without any major effort. Looking at a horoscope is simple and can be a fun way to imagine the possibilities of the future. People apply the general statements to specific portions of their personal lives.

  • Surprisingly enough, roughly 22% of Americans believe in what they find in their horoscope.

    • As long as there is demand, there is money to be made.


Astrology vs astronomy menu

Astrology vs. Astronomy Menu

  • Astrology: The study that assumes and attempts to interpret the influence of the heavenly bodies on human affairs.

    • (Not scientific*)

  • Astronomy: The science that deals with the material universe beyond the earths atmosphere

    • (Scientific*)


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