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  Topic: Derivative Houses - Interwoven With Normal Houses
waybread

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Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:49 am   Subject: Derivative Houses - Interwoven With Normal Houses
I don't reject "anglophone Hellenistic astrology."

There is no point in rejecting anything backed up by reasonable evidence.

I do have a few quibbles about certain assumptions or belie ...
  Topic: Derivative Houses - Interwoven With Normal Houses
waybread

Replies: 6
Views: 509

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:52 am   Subject: Derivative Houses - Interwoven With Normal Houses
What am I missing? Mercury joys in the first house. Mars joys in the 6th house.

http://www.skyscript.co.uk/horary1e.html

Also, what confidence do you place in acient sources known only or prim ...
  Topic: Derivative Houses - Interwoven With Normal Houses
waybread

Replies: 6
Views: 509

Forum: Traditional (& Ancient) Techniques   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:59 am   Subject: Derivative Houses - Interwoven With Normal Houses
Petosiris, I am curious to learn whether you think the planetary joys had anything to do with thematic house meanings, and if so, what these meanings might be.
  Topic: Astrology's self fulfilling prophecies ?
waybread

Replies: 1
Views: 316

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:31 pm   Subject: As
Just a few perspectives, and not necessarily ones I hold firmly.

1. A given transit from a slower moving planet may require a trigger from a faster-moving planet, notably the moon. If you can time ...
  Topic: Pray before reading
waybread

Replies: 35
Views: 5105

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:19 pm   Subject: Pray before reading
Good ideas for us all. Thank you!

In this Internet age of the rise of the amateur astrologer, a lot of us don't have paying clients. I've read tons of charts for people, but have never accepted a ...
  Topic: Jordan B. Peterson
waybread

Replies: 1
Views: 317

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:41 am   Subject: Jordan B. Peterson
I think we have to be careful in interpreting the chart of a highly controversial person. People seem to love him or hate him. The Canadian press has been very critical of him, calling Peterson an &q ...
  Topic: Positivising Astrology
waybread

Replies: 9
Views: 646

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:52 pm   Subject: Positivising Astrology
Michael, please don't be silly. This isn't what I wrote, and I think you know this.

Once more, with feeling.

1. Many disciplines are empirical. For example, history, chemistry, law, and neuro ...
  Topic: Positivising Astrology
waybread

Replies: 9
Views: 646

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:56 pm   Subject: Positivising Astrology
How so, Michael??

As you know, astronomy as a physical science is characterized by its methodology. Leery Leery

The word science in English is not co-equal with "knowledge." Some ...
  Topic: Positivising Astrology
waybread

Replies: 9
Views: 646

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:33 pm   Subject: Positivising Astrology
Petosiris, over the past few years I've started several threads on essentially this topic, on this board. Notably, "why astrology is not a pseudo-science." http://skyscript.co.uk/forums/vie ...
  Topic: Astrology quotes by Juan Estadella
waybread

Replies: 1
Views: 283

Forum: Nativities & General Astrology   Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:25 pm   Subject: Astrology quotes by Juan Estadella
Nice quotes, thanks.

I esp. liked the road map one. Plus, the highway of life inevitably includes some wrong turns and destinations. It's OK to fail. The highway of life has multiple lanes and ...
  Topic: The causality problem in astrology
waybread

Replies: 48
Views: 4820

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:45 pm   Subject: The causality problem in astrology
dubbhism, I hope you didn't take my OP the wrong way. I've enjoyed reading your thoughtful posts. The bottom line, though, is why astrology works (assuming it does.) The word causality is not reall ...
  Topic: magic and astrology
waybread

Replies: 24
Views: 8273

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:00 pm   Subject: magic and astrology
I have to say that I don't believe in magic as a practice, other than in a metaphorical sense. I find enough mystery, awe, and wonder in the world around me without wanting to think of working with s ...
  Topic: The causality problem in astrology
waybread

Replies: 48
Views: 4820

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:45 pm   Subject: The causality problem in astrology
Thanks for your interesting reply, Dubbhism.

I guess we could debate the nature of reality as it is probably relevant to the OP, but this may just lead down the Rabbit Hole Of No Return.

Basic ...
  Topic: The causality problem in astrology
waybread

Replies: 48
Views: 4820

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:55 am   Subject: The causality problem in astrology
dubbhism, thanks for an interesting discussion.

I'd have to reach Richard Tarnas again, but basically I take your points in your 9th post.

I'd go even further, however.

1. Most of what astro ...
  Topic: The causality problem in astrology
waybread

Replies: 48
Views: 4820

Forum: Philosophy & Science   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:38 am   Subject: The causality problem in astrology
hey waybread, i wasn't referring to the Mercury Retrograde slides, i was referring to this article:

Twitter Followers Biased to Astrological Charts of Celebrities (Published in the Journal of Scien ...
 
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