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  Topic: Why do you study astrology?
spock

Replies: 20
Views: 4113

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:54 am   Subject: Why do you study astrology?
So many people, experiencing a rough spot in their lives, ask astrology to give them some hope. It is as though that request should naturally illicit a response that offers them a happier future.
I ...
  Topic: Spooky Action at a Distance
spock

Replies: 4
Views: 1963

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:43 am   Subject: Spooky Action at a Distance
I just pre-ordered the paperback. Sounds like a seriously good read.
  Topic: Evidence that chart rectification works
spock

Replies: 75
Views: 23743

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:02 pm   Subject: Evidence that chart rectification works
also, while this is related to the topic of this post, it is not philosophy we are talking here - but doing rectification work.
Doing rectification work, or at least talking about it, is in essence t ...
  Topic: an article about astrology in the magazine Sky&Telescope
spock

Replies: 3
Views: 2417

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:36 am   Subject: Re: Tidal Effects: The Planets vs. the Pebbles in Your Yard
Here is a link to a companion piece related to the August 2015 Focal Point column in Sky and Telescope by Alan MacRobert:

All you have to do is go to their site, buy a digital copy of that issue, a ...
  Topic: Move away
spock

Replies: 14
Views: 3573

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:55 am   Subject: Re: Move away
I made a prediction for my client for the year 2014 a year ago. I predicted a successful year for him and it happened in this way. But I didnīt "see" his moving away from parents to new loca ...
  Topic: astrology and facebook
spock

Replies: 7
Views: 3467

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:49 pm   Subject: Re: astrology and facebook
I, too, find facebook to be a less than ideal venue for discussing astrology. As jventura points out it lacks formatting options, and for whatever reasons in-depth discussions just don't happen there. ...
  Topic: An argument for astrology?
spock

Replies: 4
Views: 2905

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:43 pm   Subject: Re: An argument for astrology?
Hi, I would welcome other astrologers thoughts on the statement below.
Some of you may be familiar with it.

My question is would astrologers recognise this as an argument for astrology, or does it ...
  Topic: Why do you study astrology?
spock

Replies: 20
Views: 4113

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:43 am   Subject: Why do you study astrology?
I got interested one morning in the fall of 1964 in my junior year in high school, when my teacher, the day after our psychology text's peremptory dismissal of "the pseudoscience of astrology,&qu ...
  Topic: The nature of the sun and ancient astrology
spock

Replies: 31
Views: 19809

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat May 03, 2014 2:26 am   Subject: The nature of the sun and ancient astrology

Hi Spock--

I appreciate your thoughts on my OP question #4. I guess it depends upon how one views the matter of explanation in astrology. Why do we do somthing this way and not that way? Histo ...
  Topic: The nature of the sun and ancient astrology
spock

Replies: 31
Views: 19809

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Fri May 02, 2014 7:17 pm   Subject: Re: The nature of the sun and ancient astrology
This thread spins off from these two, on Uranus and on the sun in traditional astrology:

http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8075&sid=70ebb872d931a35271766a1a55b8d88d

http://skyscr ...
  Topic: Whence astrology?
spock

Replies: 74
Views: 20207

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:41 am   Subject: Whence astrology?
(continued from Nov. 5)

Continuing from my previous post, based on the premise that we can create a better astrology than we've had in the past, I'd like to offer some suggestions as to how we can ...
  Topic: Whence astrology?
spock

Replies: 74
Views: 20207

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:30 am   Subject: Whence astrology?
In my November 1 response to waybread I suggested that if astrology is not analyzable into constituent elements, with the validity and meaning of each element separately determinable, if it can only b ...
  Topic: Whence astrology?
spock

Replies: 74
Views: 20207

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:01 pm   Subject: Re: Whence astrology?
If the subject of astrology is a knowledge of the correspondences between the celestial and terrestrial domains, what can we do to maximize our understanding of that subject? To the extent that astro ...
  Topic: Whence astrology?
spock

Replies: 74
Views: 20207

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:05 pm   Subject: Re: Whence astrology?

Right, but all this shows is that astrologers correlate certain time periods with planetary transits - and that these periods affect us as a race. This is really only a tiny snippet of the kind of p ...
  Topic: Whence astrology?
spock

Replies: 74
Views: 20207

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:47 pm   Subject: Whence astrology?
(to continue)

A traditional science is one that starts from metaphysical principles. These metaphysical principles have been passed on to us through tradition. For these purposes, I am defining t ...
 
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