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  Topic: Scientific proof
Piper

Replies: 16
Views: 14669

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 3:14 pm   Subject: Any progress?
Hi Peter,

How's the article coming along? The Wikipedia Astrology and Science section has gradually tipped toward a decidedly skeptic POV since you and I left that discussion to work on our article ...
  Topic: Research backs ancient diagnosis
Piper

Replies: 8
Views: 4785

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:59 pm   Subject: Research backs ancient diagnosis
It depends on what you mean by "research". By comparing Aristotle to Galileo, I think granny may be referring to measurement, which actually does not define research alone, because research includes o ...
  Topic: Environmental Cosmology Online
Piper

Replies: 0
Views: 4191

Forum: News, Notices, Books, Links   Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2005 5:31 pm   Subject: Environmental Cosmology Online
Environmental Cosmology Online

The book, Environmental Cosmology, which I published earlier this year, is now freely available for anyone to read online, with an option to buy a printed copy. This ...
  Topic: Is the traditional approach too fatalistic?
Piper

Replies: 68
Views: 25485

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri May 13, 2005 10:46 pm   Subject: Is the traditional approach too fatalistic?
Thanks Tom and Ficina for providing the complete and accurate story. This will teach me not to try to illustrate an idea using such a tiny snippet of a quote. If only I had made up my own example inst ...
  Topic: Is the traditional approach too fatalistic?
Piper

Replies: 68
Views: 25485

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri May 13, 2005 7:12 pm   Subject: Is the traditional approach too fatalistic?
It is indeed unfortunate that women were so totally dependent on their husbands in Lily's time.

The woman in this case was looking at a deeper issue, and the presenting question that she asked mas ...
  Topic: Is the traditional approach too fatalistic?
Piper

Replies: 68
Views: 25485

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Fri May 13, 2005 5:24 pm   Subject: Is the traditional approach too fatalistic?
Iíd like to try to find a social and historical context for this discussion of traditional astrology and the seeming trend towards fatalism. The 1970s, when interest quickly grew in astrology, was a t ...
  Topic: Astrology, Divination and Enchantment
Piper

Replies: 19
Views: 11779

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 4:53 pm   Subject: Astrology, Divination and Enchantment
A bias against science by astrologers may be just as counterproductive as a bias against astrology by scientists. I think there is much common ground to be discovered. While I think it is necessary fo ...
  Topic: Astrology, Divination and Enchantment
Piper

Replies: 19
Views: 11779

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005 10:25 pm   Subject: Astrology, Divination and Enchantment
After some further reflection, Iíll try again with this topic.

Although Curry introduces potentially useful concepts, they are not developed in a satisfying and useful way. The concepts he uses ar ...
  Topic: Fate and Free Will
Piper

Replies: 42
Views: 17638

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:06 am   Subject: Fate and Free Will
Oh come on! You can't concede as easily as that. I was expecting more. It's just starting to get interesting. Smile

Doesn't anyone think I'm stretching things too far?

KennethM
  Topic: Fate and Free Will
Piper

Replies: 42
Views: 17638

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 5:45 pm   Subject: Fate and Free Will
Hi Sungem,

However if I'm going to accept (dictionary definition) as a tool, then I can't discard it simply because I donít like the answer it gives.

If the tool (the dictionary definition) doe ...
  Topic: Astrology, Divination and Enchantment
Piper

Replies: 19
Views: 11779

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 3:46 am   Subject: Astrology, Divination and Enchantment
Hi Deb,

Although Patrick Curry is obviously very learned, his article doesnít have much substance and itís very hard to get any traction on whatever ideas he is trying to get across. If I was new t ...
  Topic: Fate and Free Will
Piper

Replies: 42
Views: 17638

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:43 am   Subject: Fate and Free Will
Hi Deb,

From your description, it seems like the horary techniques you use are a bit different than what I learned, because it seems you are doing some counselling instead of just answering a quest ...
  Topic: Fate and Free Will
Piper

Replies: 42
Views: 17638

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2005 1:59 am   Subject: Fate and Free Will
Iíve gone back to snag a couple of more thoughts from this chaotic and well-traveled thread. Rolling Eyes Then maybe I can imagine that Iím helping to tidy up and make some reasonable sense of this seriousl ...
  Topic: Fate and free will (part1)
Piper

Replies: 19
Views: 11416

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 1:52 pm   Subject: Fate and free will (part1)
Hi Everyone,

Hope it's okay to continue this discussion where it was originally indended to go, under Philosophy and Science.

http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?p=5668#5668

Best wish ...
  Topic: Fate and Free Will
Piper

Replies: 42
Views: 17638

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 1:47 pm   Subject: Fate and Free Will
Hi TS and Everyone,

Iíve picked up some more of this thread, which had strayed over into Mundane Astrology and World Events.

http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=870&postdays=0& ...
 
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