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    Astrology is the use of the relative positions of celestial objects to predict events on Earth. It is an ancient field of study, having been in use thousands of years before common era. Cultures around the world had been looking to the skies for forecasts on happenings in their everyday lives long before Europeans began to do so. In Europe, astrology never established itself as a large influence on society until the Renaissance came around, mostly due to the strict Catholic principles that bound

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    most people might know their star sign according to their birthday. You might have even read a horoscope once or twice. However, astrology in and of itself is not to be trusted. Astronomy on the other hand, is the actual science used to encompass our big, endless skies. Astronomy is the study of the universe and its subject matter outside of Earth’s atmosphere, while Astrology endeavors to study how the universe and its contents (such as constellations and planetary systems), might directly relate to

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    Grendel's Astrology

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    Grendel’s Astrology John Gardner uses symbolism, imagery, and character placement to weave astrology into the very fabric of his novel, Grendel. Each of the twelve chapters corresponds to one of the twelve astrological signs. The author purposely did this and hints to it on page nine with the quote, “cold mechanics of the stars” (Gardner 9). The stars are the guide to the world and all the characters in it in this novel. In astrology, Aries is considered a new beginning and, in turn, begins John

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    Astronomy versus Astrology Astronomy is a science that studies everything outside of the earth's atmosphere, such as planets, stars, asteroids, galaxies; and the properties and relationships of those spiritual bodies. Astronomers base their studies on research and observation. Astrology, on the other hand, is the belief that the positioning of the stars and planets affect the way events occur on earth. If you're interested in the solar system and the planets, other celestial objects like asteroids

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    Astrology has been around for centuries, and people have used the stars, moon, and sun countless measurements and predictions. It wasn’t until modern science was introduced that astrology was replaced. Still, there are people who believe in this pseudoscience and read their horoscopes diligently. Fortunately, scientists have evidence to prove astrology is not a true science. Scientists have different ideas of why astrology is not considered real science. One point made by Kelly, Janzen, Saklofske

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    When I was little, I really didn’t know what astrology was or what your zodiac sign was. When I was growing up, I finally figured out what it all meant and how it worked. From that point on I was instantly clicked. I loved reading my horoscope and when ever I did read it, nine out of ten times it would be right, and that’s why I loved reading my horoscope. It was just something I did every morning, and then I would go throughout my day. Then at night when I would be back on the computer, i would

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    Astrology is a very old concept, over 3,000 years old, dating back all the way to BC. It was created by ancient astronomers who believed that there was some sort of synchronous activity between the celestial objects and humans. They also believed that it exerted some sort of power over humans (Haider, 2015). It originally was created in order to explain human nature in a time period where not much was known about how genetics and the environment affected their lives (Hill, 2012). It was developed

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    general laws, especially as obtained and tested through scientific method and concerned with the physical world. According to the TOK book, astronomy is considered a science and astrology a pseudo science. Do you agree? Before I start discussing this statement, we should know what science, pseudo-science and astronomy, astrology really is. Science is the pursuit and application of knowledge and understanding of the natural and social world following a systematic methodology based on evidence. pseudo-science

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    Other Relevant Explanations Vedic astrology further classifies human life-span according planetary periods called Dashas, both Main (Maha) and Sub (Antar or Bukti) periods. Knowing a particular planetary Dasha helps us determine the quality of the time concerned, vis-a-vis the influence of the major transits of planets during that Dasha-period. Currently you are subject to Shani (Saturn) Maha Dasa which began on June 2004 and goes on until June 2023. Prior to this, you were subject to Jupiter

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    improved ideas. New interests developed. Many things and people made an impact on the Renaissance. One of those things is astrology. Astrology is the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world, according to the dictionary. “From its origins 4,000 years ago in Babylonia and Chaldea astrology developed into a science of great complexity, capable of detailed and precise predictions” (renaissanceastrology.com)

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