Vice - Why the World Is Still Fascinated with Astrology

in #astrology5 years ago (edited)

Vice just released a video on their youtube channel about a skeptic's experience investigating astrology.

Youtube Description: "In the third episode of The Chosen Ones, host Gavin Haynes dives into the world of horoscope-obsessed astrologists based in his London hometown.

No matter how developed a society becomes, no matter how much they give rights to gays or develop nuclear fusion technologies, the idea of a future written in stars has been surprisingly potent to all sorts of people who are otherwise brain surgeons or lawyers or run F500 companies.

Gavin will put himself in the hands of lunar fixers, Indian Vedic astrologers, birth chart readers and whoever it is who writes the horoscopes in the Metro, to find out his personal destiny as a Scorpio and whether or not there is something we can all learn from astrology. "

My comment: Astrology has been a science since the beginning of timekeeping and has only become "pseudoscience" since the development of the scientific method because the scientific method is incomplete and therefor flawed in comprehending what it can't easily detect. Scientists live in an invisible box they can't believe in or disprove.

To me astrology shows you how the universal archetypes and how potentials can manifest themselves in your life because of the pattern of energies you are born under. It's not about predicting, it 's about knowing your inborn strengths and weaknesses.


this personal future prediction stuff, i don't know about. it seems you would have to do studies on the existing information and codify what is useful. what would be the effect, on this, of a single wireless router? there are real, known effects of scalar/longitudinal currents flowing throughout the solar system, magnetic coupling, and every spinning mass in the solar system, acts as a dynamo, with unpredictable distribution of various elements, motion relative to all the rest, every atom/molecule from the amorphous to the crystalline structures, all in motion relative to all the rest, creates currents, magnetic torsion, many believe this to be impossible due to the inverse square law, this does not take into account the aggregate electric/ magnetic charges, each playing its own part in a vast and lumpy phased array, i have found more than hints of this in the electric universe theory. also, there are the planetary radio emissions, like the songs of enormous highly energetic whales, hurtling through space. humans are known to emit radio signals and to act as receivers as well. not to mention gravitational effects, there are demonstrable, observable effects of solar and planetary alignments on terrestrial seismic and volcanic activity. also, there is solar activity, solar flares, plasma filament releases, solar wind, including coronal hole streams, interstellar currents, etc. i don't know about the future prediction on an individual human level, but there is a hell of a lot going on that we are not normally aware of, that has immense effects on our very existence. one thing i can predict is that if the universe twitches the wrong way, we could have a very bad day.